Professor Rachel Fewster

MA Mathematics (Cambridge); PhD Statistics (St Andrews)

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Biography

I joined the department in 1999, following a PhD in Statistics from the University of St Andrews, and an MA in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge. Please see my personal webpage and publications list for more details, including links to PDFs and software.

I am currently coordinating the development of CatchIT, a data management, mapping, and analysis system for community conservation projects.

Distinctions/Honours

Campbell Award 2018 - the senior award of the New Zealand Statistical Association

National Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award 2009

Marsden AI, $300K, 2020-2023. Estimating animal population size on an unobservable spatial obstacle course.
Marsden PI, $680K, 2018-2021. Cells and whistles: genetic and acoustic methods of wildlife monitoring.
Marsden PI, $450K, 2015-2018. A question of identity: estimating population size with uncertain identification of individuals.
Marsden PI, $100K, 2004-2006. Where did you get that rat? Using population genetics to source invasive rats on NZ islands.
MBIE PI, $150K, 2015-2016. Traps, Maps, and Stats: CatchIT-Schools educational programme for primary school children.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE - MATHPHYSIC - Bldg 303
Level 3, Room 327
38 PRINCES ST
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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