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MacDATA Seminar – Dr. David Madigan, Columbia University

Tuesday, March 31st LRW – 1003 2:00pm – 3:00pm Towards Honest Inference From Real-World Healthcare Data In practice, our learning healthcare system relies primarily on observational studies generating one effect estimate at a time using customized study designs with unknown operating characteristics and publishing – or not – one estimate at a time. When we […]

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CANCELLED – To Be Rescheduled: MacDATA Seminar – Dr. Dave Campbell, Carlton University

Friday, February 7th MDCL – 3022 3:00pm – 5:00pm Overcoming Statistical Challenges from Multimodal Likelihoods Multimodal likelihoods arise when parameters in some parts of the likelihood space at least partially fit the data, but that there exists a direction in which moving parameters degrades the likelihood before eventually rising again. In differential equation models this […]

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MacDATA Fellowship Presentations

MacDATA is hosting a morning of Fellows presentations on February 6th from 9:00am to 12:00pm, where our 9 fellows will be presenting their current research. Seating is limited and open to invite only, so if you are interesting in attending, please email Tina Macala at macalat@mcmaster.ca for additional information and to confirm availability. […]

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MacDATA Graduate Fellowship

The advent of large collection of data and ensuing development in data analysis techniques has made collaboration between data scientists and content experts necessary for cutting-edge research. Furthermore, there is a need for trainees to be exposed to both aspects of such research, namely for data science trainees to learn about real life practical projects […]

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MacDATA Seminar: Discovering Structure in Multiple Outcomes Models for Environmental Exposure Effects by Dr. Tanzy Love

April 23rd 2019 L.R. Wilson Hall 1003 3:00pm to 4:30pm Bayesian model-based clustering provides a powerful and flexible tool that can be incorporated into regression models to explore several different questions related to the grouping of observations. In our application, we explore the effects of prenatal methylmercury exposure on childhood neurodevelopment. Rather than cluster individual […]

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MacDATA Summer School in Data Science

MacDATA Summer School in Data Science May 27-31, 2019 Organizers: Antoine Deza and Paul McNicholas Location: HSC 1A1 Instructors: Antoine Deza, Claudia Emerson, Andrew McArthur, Paul McNicholas, Reza Samavi, Peter Tait, Yang Tang, Kara Tsang, Mike Veall, and Manaf Zargoush Important information: * For currently enrolled McMaster graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and research associates only. […]

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