Making a custom RStudio theme

Today was going to be a productive day, I was going to get lots of work done, but then I had the thought “wouldn’t it be cool if I could make my own RStudio theme?

How did the vegetable gardener lower their taxable income?

Celery sacrifice

Going to the ATSIMA 2023 conference

The Statistical Society of Australia (SSA) were advertising funding to support a member to attend this year’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mathematics Alliance (ATSIMA) conference. I’d been wanting to go to an ATSIMA conference for a couple of years so when this funding came up I jumped at the chance - and luckily enough for me I got it!

A brief introduction to research for health professionals

I originally did this talk for Ballarat Health Services (now Grampians Health) back in 2021. I’d intended to upload the recording but unfortunately it didn’t materialise! Instead I’ve put the material from the talk here.

What do you call music composed by apes?

A chimphony

Further reflections on gender identity

It’s been quite a few months since I started thinking deeply about my own gender identity and not a week has gone by where I haven’t found myself pondering on it.

RMarkdown is great

Stuff that made my life easier Folder structure Workflow Easy citations Automatic numbering for tables and figures Automatic in-text numbers Minor gripes Spell checking Word count Figuring stuff out is hard Acknowledgements References The title says it all really.

Why are cows bad at the tightrope?

Because they lactose.

What I Didn't Learn at University

I presented this talk at the Early Career and Student Statistician’s Conference in 2021. I found that while I learned a lot at university about statistics and data, I didn’t learn a great deal about what it’s like practising statistics in an applied setting.

Thinking About Gender Identity

I thought I would gather my thoughts on my gender identity in this post. Partly for me to keep track of thoughts and feelings I’ve had, and partly in the hopes that it could be useful to someone.