Associate Professor Jake Olivier

Associate Professor Jake Olivier

Fields of research: Biostatistics, Applied Statistics, Epidemiology
Campus: Kensington
Tags: Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health), Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)

Dr Jake Olivier is Associate Professor in the School of Mathematics and Statistics. Prior to his current appointment, he has held postions in the Prince of Wales Clinical School, the NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre at UNSW and the Division of Biostatistics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA.

Research

Dr Olivier's research interests are focused on statistical methods applied to epidemiological, psychological and population health data. His main application area...

Dr Jake Olivier is Associate Professor in the School of Mathematics and Statistics. Prior to his current appointment, he has held postions in the Prince of Wales Clinical School, the NSW Injury Risk Management Research Centre at UNSW and the Division of Biostatistics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA.

Research

Dr Olivier's research interests are focused on statistical methods applied to epidemiological, psychological and population health data. His main application area has been in road safety research with a focus on the assessment of bicycle helmet legislation and other safety interventions. Dr Olivier's statistical interests involve improving methods for assessing population-based interventions, the development of operationally defined effect sizes in epidemiology, sample size calculations for testing the difference in two proportions and binary parameter estimation. He is a member of the Biostatistics and Ecology research group.

Teaching

Dr Olivier currently lectures MATH5916 Survival Analysis. He is also the course convenor and lecturer for Statistical Methods for Research Workers, a three-day short course offered through the School of Mathematics and Statistics.

Society Memberships & Professional Activities

  • Treasurer, NSW Branch, Statistical Society of Australia
  • Member, American Statistical Association
  • Editorial Board (Statistical Advisor), BMJ Open
  • Editorial Board (Biostatistical Advisor), Ergonomics Australia
  • Editorial Board (Biostatistical Advisor), World Journal of Cancer Research

Funding Sources

Australian Research Council

Location

School of Mathematics and Statistics
Room 2051, Red Centre
University of New South Wales
Sydney, NSW 2052

Contact

02 9385 6656
02 9385 7123