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Health, Passion, Career: A chat with Director of Health Services Management Centre about her journey

Health PhD candidate Jo Khoo was a guest host alongside Dr Amalie Dyda on the soundcloud podcast “Stories in Public Health”  interviewing with the Director of Health Services Management Centre Professor Judith Smith, University of Birmingham. In the podcast, Professor Judith Smith shares her professional journey into health services research and management. Her own research

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CMCRC’s Dr Vito Mollica is announced winner of the ACGR award!

Dr Vito Mollica has won the 2018 ACGR Executive Committee Award for Excellence in Promoting Industry Engagement in Graduate Research. The accolade is awarded to an individual or team of HDR supervisors, coordinators or professional staff who have initiated or supported innovative and transformational engagement between higher degree research candidates and industry partners. The ACGR selection panel

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AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR NEW DIGITAL HEALTH CRC

The Hon. Zed Seselja, Assistant Minister for Science, Jobs and Innovation, announced today that the Government will invest $55 million through its Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) program to further develop Australia’s growing Digital Health technology and services industry. The Digital Health CRC was one of only four CRC’s funded in this round. The Digital Health CRC

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Health PhD candidate Mohammad Pulok has presented at the University of Toronto

Health PhD candidate Mohammad Pulok has recently presented a summary of his PhD papers at the University of Toronto for the March Canadian Centre for Health Economics Seminar. Mohammad’s PhD uses horizontal inequity to conduct the fairness of Medicare healthcare services in the era of greater private healthcare financing in Australia. The presentation outlined the

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HOW PHD STUDENT GEOFFREY CHANG HAS USED CREDIT REPORTING DATA TO PREDICT AUSTRALIAN ECONOMIC INDICATORS

Our guest speaker on Wednesday was PhD candidate Geoffrey Chang in the Finance Market Quality program discussed how his industry partner, illion and himself are using a unique data set provided by a major Australian credit reporting body – a consisting of profile and transactional data from over 15 million individuals and entities. Geoffrey has developed

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JOINT APPOSITION EXTRACTION WITH SYNTACTIC AND SEMANTIC CONSTRAINTS

A study by CMCRC researchers presents a fresh look at extracting apposition from large collections of news, web and broadcast text in order to turn unstructured news stories into “computable data”. News is about interactions between entities ‐ people, places and organisations ‐ and understanding stories requires interpreting the entities in them and their attributes.

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DATA MINING RESEARCHERS USE INNOVATIVE TECHNIQUES TO BUILD ROBUST CLASSIFIER

Researcher discovers that a combination of adversarial learning and sparse modelling techniques improves the performance of an email/spam classifier. Fei Wang CMCRC PhD candidate U. of Sydney Prof Sanjay Chawla CMCRC Research Leader U. of Sydney   Classifiers are widely used in many computer-based applications to the bene- fit of virtually all computer users. An

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PIONEERING VISUALIZATION FRAMEWORK MAKES THE PICTURE CLEARER

Researchers produce a new framework, StreamEB, which could revolutionise the visual analysis of data and graph streams. Dr Quan Nguyen CMCRC PhD graduate U. of Sydney  Prof Peter Eades CMCRC Research Leader U. of Sydney   High velocity data streams such as trading data have become ubiquitous since the 1990s and graph streaming is becoming

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