September 2017 – I gave a seminar at the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance (slides)
September 2017 – I attended a workshop organised by Ruth King and Mihaela van der Schaar on statistical inference from electronic health records, held at the Alan Turing Institute in the British Library in London
August 2017 – I was a guest editor for a JABES special issue on animal movement modelling, the papers of which are now all online — an overview of the contributions can be found here
August 2017 – I gave a workshop on hidden Markov models at the University of St Andrews — two very intense and fun days!
December 2016 – Paper accepted at Annals of Applied Statistics on possible responses of blue whales to sound exposure (link to the paper)
November 2016 – We created the virtual research group EcoHMM, the aim of which is to synthesise research on the application of hidden Markov models to ecological data, which we hope will lead to many successful future collaborations
September 2016 – I visited DTU aqua in Copenhagen — the offices of which are located in the castle pictured below! — to work with Toby Patterson, Théo Michelot & Uffe Thygesen on models for the movement of central place foragers
August 2016 – Paper accepted at Methods in Ecology and Evolution on modelling animal accelerometer data using HMMs, with illustrations using real data collected on eagles and sharks (link to the paper)
July 2016 – I will be awarded the Karl Peter Grotemeyer Prize for outstanding achievements and personal engagement in teaching - chuffed!!
July 2016 – I attended the International Statistical Ecology Conference in Seattle, giving a talk on behavioural
responses of blue whales to sonar exposure — here are my slides