TAA CV - Dr Miranda Mortlock

Personal Information
Title: Dr TAA Member No: 3025
Forenames: Miranda Year of Birth: 19XX
Surname: Mortlock Email Address: m.mortlock@uq.edu.au
Honours/Award: BSc (Hons) Agriculture, MSc, PhD (Agronomy and Statistics) , Graduate Certificate (Tertiary Education)    

University Qualification & Completion Year
1981 Reading University BSc (Hons) Agriculture
1982 Wye College, University of London MSc Applied Plant Sciences
1988 Kansas State Univ, USA PhD Agronomy(minor statistics)
2001 University of Queensland Graduate Cert (Tertiary Education)

Career Summary
Currently an academic, lecturing at the University of Queensland (School of Agriculture, Faculty of Science) in Statistics and Advanced Biometry. I research into crop and agronomy studies and household surveys in Africa. I have online experience in training, and run workshops using R and RStudio.

Then two post doctoral Fellowships at the University of Queensland in drought traits - Water use efficiency. Senior Statistician in Queensland Treasury. Principle Adviser (Research and Evaluation), Queensland Government. Bio-statistical consultant for Queensland University of Technology and two Brisbane hospitals. Currently Teaching and Research academic at The University of Queensland in the School of Agriculture and Food Sciences. I teach courses in statistics and use R software. I have an online project supporting African and South Asian scientists in statistics.
In Botswana- Department of Agricultural Research and University of Botswana(UB). Agronomist in Botswana under the British Aid program- researching in water use of inter-crop sorghum/cowpea. Lecturer in soils, crops and statistics at UB.

Previous President of the Queensland Branch of Statistical Society of Australia (SSAI), and accredited statistician (A.Stat). I am accredited (Chartered Statistician) with Royal Statistical Society (UK).
Enjoy coordinating projects in innovative and visualization of statistical teaching, especially into Africa and Asia.  

Last Updated: 10/09/2016