Public Lecture: From Bayesian Modelling to Saddam’s Kurdish Genocide

Event Date January 17, 2012 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Location – Postgraduate Centre, Ty Crawshay

From Bayesian Modelling to Saddam’s Kurdish Genocide

Professor Jamal Ameen of the Faculty of Advanced Technology will try to show the power of multidisciplinary statistical modeling in contributing to decision making processes in areas of econometrics, engineering, health care, social sciences and market modeling with specific attention given to Bayesian statistics and ending with Saddam’s genocide of the Kurdistani community as part of his life experiences.

Lecture details

The inaugural professorial lecture of Jamal Ameen will be held at The Postgraduate Centre, Ty Crawshay, Treforest on Tuesday 17th January 2012 at 6.00pm. Light refreshments will be served beforehand from 5.30pm.

How to book

Seating is limited, so to reserve a place please email Jane Garrett on or call 01443 483345.

About the Inaugural Lecture Series

Glamorgan’s Inaugural Professorial Lecture Series profiles the academic excellence of the University’s professorial staff, and brings leading research and thinking to the wider community. All lectures are free to attend and open to all, and an informal light buffet is provided before each lecture, giving guests the chance to network.

Lecture series 2011/12

February 14th, Professor Colin Torrance
Not for dummies – clinical simulation and the advancement of health professional education

March 13th, Professor Gary Packham
Myth or Reality? Entrepreneurship and Higher Education

April 17th, Professor Kevin Davies
Preparing today’s disaster healthcare professionals: informing practice by learning lessons

May 15th, Professor Howard Williamson
Eggs in a Pan – the emergence of youth policy in Europe

June 12th, Professor Richard Dinsdale
Sustainable Environmental Systems: Integrating Water, Earth and Fire

For more information or to reserve a place at any of the above lectures please email Jane Garrett on or call 01443 483345.

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