Associate Professor
Helen Thompson

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Faculty of Science,
School of Mathematical Sciences

Personal details


Associate Professor in Statistics
Faculty of Science,
School of Mathematical Sciences


Optimum experimental design, Spatial modelling, Optimal spatial sampling, Copula modelling, Environmental statistics, Health statistics, Applied statistics, Statistical consulting



Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Doctor of Philosophy (University of Glasgow)
  • BSc (Hons) (University of Queensland)
  • Bachelor of Science (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Royal Statistical Society
  • Statistical Society of Australia
  • Institute of Mathematical Statistics
  • International Society for Bayesian Analysis


Teaching discipline: Mathematical Sciences

Teaching areas:

  • Introductory statistics to various cohorts (1st year)
  • Introductory mathematics (calculus and linear algebra) to Health Science students (1st year)
  • Statistical techniques: experimental design, survival/reliability analysis, multivariate analysis (3rd year)
  • Applied statistics: generalised linear models (3rd year)


Selected publications

QUT ePrints

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Research projects