Out in the World
Vianey Leos Barajas receives collaborative grant to support research at the intersection of statistics, ecology and medicine
Ecologists and mental health researchers unite to improve patient care, save wild animals using Fitbit-like devices
U of T statistics students analyze oceans of data to understand how water temperature affects sharks
Meet the Professor: Q & A with Vianey Leos Barajas, assistant professor since July 2020
Sofia Ruiz Suarez: (1) Fulbright Scholars Award for "Use and development of probabilistic machine learning techniques for classification of spatiotemporal patterns". Working with Dr. Brian Reich at NCSU from August - November 2021. (2) Mitacs Globalink Research Program, awarded for "Modeling animal movement for sustainable livestock management". Working with myself and Dr. Radu Craiu at the University of Toronto from Feb - July 2022. (3) Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Toronto Data Sciences Institute w/ Patrick Brown and Prabhat Jha, Dec 2022 - Nov 2024.
Robert Zimmerman: Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science & Technology for "Hidden Markov Models for Big Noisy Data". Awarded 2021.
Summer 2022 @ University of Toronto:
* Summer Undergraduate Data Science Research Program - Lauren Gill
winner of best talk at student research day
Summer 2021 @ University of Toronto:
* NSERC USRA - Jessica Long
* Centre for Global Change Science - Simone Collier
* Department of Statistical Sciences USRA - Yun-Hsiang Chan
* School of Environment - Sophie Berkowitz
Recorded Talks + Podcasts + Comic Books
Vianey Leos Barajas @ NYU PRIISM
Sofia Ruiz Suarez @ Toronto Data Workshop
Jessica Long, Simone Collier, Sophie Berkowtiz, Yun-Hsiang Chan, Vinky Wang @ Toronto Data Workshop
Vianey Leos Barajas podcast on Learning Bayesian Statistics: Hidden Markov Models & Statistical Ecology
Vianey Leos Barajas @ El Zoominario
"Latent Structures in Ecological and Environmental Data"
Vianey Leos Barajas @ Mexican Statistical Association (in Spanish)
"Historias con impacto a través de la ciencia de datos"
Vianey Leos Barajas @ School of Environment (UofT)
"Statistical Ecology: What is it?"
Vianey Leos Barajas @ Institute for Oceans and Fisheries (UBC)
"Extending the hidden Markov model for analysis of animal movement data"
Vianey Leos Barajas in "Beach Days - Shark Spies" Comic Book