National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia

The National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia (NIASRA) is committed to developing and applying innovative statistical methods to important problems. It undertakes a range of fundamental and contract research, major consulting projects, and professional education in statistical methodology. A number of research centres and a consulting centre are contained within NIASRA.

NIASRA’s research in applied statistics and data science is focused on Biometry and Bioinformatics, Environmental Informatics, Sample Survey Methodology, Health and Social Analytics, and Statistical Consulting. The Director of NIASRA is Professor Marijka Batterham. 

Our aim is to provide leading-edge research and consulting capacity in applied statistics for Australia and our region through the skills and activities of our staff and research students. We collaborate extensively with researchers and professionals.


Upcoming events

The 22nd J.B. Douglas Awards and Annual Lecture 2021

Modelling Antarctica elevation change using nonstationary spatio-temporal covariances

Quan Vu, NIASRA, School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics, University of Wollongong

Date: Thursday, 9 December 2021

Time: 2.00 pm - 5.30 pm AEDT

Venue: Aerial Function Centre, UTS, hybrid face-to-face + online


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Professor Marijka Batterham
Phone: 02 4221 8190

Administrative assistant

Amie Simmons
Phone: 4221 5821

Postal address

National Institute for Applied Statistics Research Australia
University of Wollongong NSW 2522

Physical address

NIASRA Administration Office
Room 263, Level 2, Building 39C (western entrance)

NIASRA is located near the P8 car park. Please contact NIASRA to arrange a parking voucher.

Parking at UOW 



02 4221 4998