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==FAQ for QERM Applicants?==
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==QERM Retreat - September 5th - 7th 2017==
It's the season of visiting QERM applicants. Please add questions and answers to the new [[QERM Applicant FAQ]]. Anyone interested in QERM is welcome to register and add questions, and hopefully you'll get a response.
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We braved the wildfire smoke and enjoyed the beautiful Olympic Peninsula. Here's a photo from our campground at Big Creek!
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==QERM Soup==
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'''[[Soup]]''' is set for Thursdays at noon for fall quarter 2017!
  
==Upcoming Events==
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==QERM (Informal) Retreat -- Mt. Rainier National Park, Sept. 3rd - 5th ==
[[User:Amber|Amber Stover]]  will be defending her Master's thesis, "Estimating Salmon Escapement, Statistically Speaking" on March 10th @ 2 pm.  Room TBA. Come check out the action!
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A group of QERMies got together over Labor Day Weekend for a 2nd (informal) retreat to [https://www.nps.gov/mora/index.htm Mt. Rainier National Park]. Here's a photo of us at our campsite.  
  
==Soup==
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QERM soup is back to the traditional time of Wednesday at 11:45 this quarter. Location is the same as always: Loew 310.
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For more details on the schedule of cooks and past recipes, see the '''[[Soup]]''' page of this wiki.
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==QERM Holiday Party Photos==
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==QERM Mini-Reunion - June 29, 2016==
Courtesy of Richard Hinrichsen
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Many once and future QERMies were in Seattle for the [http://depts.washington.edu/uwconf/wordpress/isec2016/ International Statistical Ecology Conference] so we had a mini-reunion at the College Inn. A few photos (including the one below) are posted to the page [[QERM_ISEC_reunion_2016]].
[http://www.flickr.com/photos/22699690@N05/sets/72157610946625707/ photos],
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Hans wasn't there for the holiday party, but he hasn't dropped off the face of the earth. Indeed, Mr. Nesse even passed through Seattle recently.
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==Congratulations Due==
 
  
=== to '''[[User: Eli|Eli Gurarie]]'''! ===
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==QERM Retreat - September 6th - 7th 2014==
On July 18, Dr. Gurarie successfully defended his PhD dissertation on:
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The first annual QERM Retreat happened on September 6th-7th at the [http://www.onrc.washington.edu/ Olympic Natural Resource Center], and it was awesome and generously funded by the GPSS! Here we are learning what nature looks like.
''' ''"Models of movement and migration: from individual tracks to mass dispersal"'' '''
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[[File:Team_QERM_downscaled.jpg]]
  
=== to '''Michael Keim'''! ===
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==Loveday's Retirement Party==
On May 27, Dr. Keim successfully defended his PhD dissertation on:
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Thanks to current student and alumni for making a great showing at Loveday Conquest's QERM retirement party! We even managed to capture an astounding number of current and past QERMies in a single [http://wiki.cbr.washington.edu/qerm/index.php/File:QERM.JPG photo]!
''' ''"Characteristic Scale using Wavelets"'' '''
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[http://genealogy.math.ndsu.nodak.edu/id.php?id=124001 Dr.Michael Keim], is also now listed as a mathematician on the [http://genealogy.math.ndsu.nodak.edu/index.php Mathematics Genealogy Project]!
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=== to [[User: Liz| Liz Atwood]]! ===
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==Natural History Trivia Night==
for earning a scholarship from the North Pacific Research Board for 2008-09.
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The next natural history trivia night will happen on August 6th, 2015 at the College Inn Pub. Come one, come all! Who doesn't want to hang out in a sweaty basement on a beautiful summer evening?!
  
=== to '''Susan Lubetkin'''! ===
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==Recreating!==
On May 14, Dr. Lubetkin successfully defended her PhD dissertation on: 
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Weather is getting better! Soon, this will create a host of recreating opportunities! Softball? Kayaking? Day Hikes? WHO KNOWS!
''' ''"Using baleen annual d13C cycles and length data from bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) to estimate whale age and explore anomalous years"'' '''
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=== to [[User: Ian| Ian Taylor]]! ===
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==FAQ for QERM Applicants==
On April 10, Dr. Taylor successfully defended his PhD dissertation on: ''' ''"Modeling spiny dogfish population dynamics in the Northeast Pacific"'' '''
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If you're interested in applying to QERM, please see the [[QERM Applicant FAQ]]. Anyone interested in QERM is welcome to add questions, and hopefully you'll get a response. To obtain an account, contact the [http://depts.washington.edu/qerm/contact/ Graduate Program Assistant] with the email address and user name you'd like to use. Presentation of research by students can be found in the [[QERM Student Seminar]] page.
  
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==New Pages==
===  to '''Maureen Kennedy'''!===
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* [[QERM Student Seminar]]
On March 13, Dr. Kennedy successfully defended her PhD dissertation on:  ''' "''Multi-objective optimization for process models: The role of morphology in the persistence of old-growth Douglas-fir."'' '''
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* [[Advice for Choosing an Advisor]]
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* Code and workflow for the [[Behavioral Change Point Analysis]] ([[BCPA]])

Latest revision as of 20:41, 16 November 2017

QERM Retreat - September 5th - 7th 2017

We braved the wildfire smoke and enjoyed the beautiful Olympic Peninsula. Here's a photo from our campground at Big Creek!

Fall 2017 retreat.JPG

QERM Soup

Soup is set for Thursdays at noon for fall quarter 2017!

QERM (Informal) Retreat -- Mt. Rainier National Park, Sept. 3rd - 5th

A group of QERMies got together over Labor Day Weekend for a 2nd (informal) retreat to Mt. Rainier National Park. Here's a photo of us at our campsite.

QERM Rainier 2016.JPG

QERM Mini-Reunion - June 29, 2016

Many once and future QERMies were in Seattle for the International Statistical Ecology Conference so we had a mini-reunion at the College Inn. A few photos (including the one below) are posted to the page QERM_ISEC_reunion_2016.

QERM reunion 6-29-16 photo1.jpg


QERM Retreat - September 6th - 7th 2014

The first annual QERM Retreat happened on September 6th-7th at the Olympic Natural Resource Center, and it was awesome and generously funded by the GPSS! Here we are learning what nature looks like.

Team QERM downscaled.jpg

Loveday's Retirement Party

Thanks to current student and alumni for making a great showing at Loveday Conquest's QERM retirement party! We even managed to capture an astounding number of current and past QERMies in a single photo!

Natural History Trivia Night

The next natural history trivia night will happen on August 6th, 2015 at the College Inn Pub. Come one, come all! Who doesn't want to hang out in a sweaty basement on a beautiful summer evening?!

Recreating!

Weather is getting better! Soon, this will create a host of recreating opportunities! Softball? Kayaking? Day Hikes? WHO KNOWS!

FAQ for QERM Applicants

If you're interested in applying to QERM, please see the QERM Applicant FAQ. Anyone interested in QERM is welcome to add questions, and hopefully you'll get a response. To obtain an account, contact the Graduate Program Assistant with the email address and user name you'd like to use. Presentation of research by students can be found in the QERM Student Seminar page.

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