Engineering and Information Sciences


Raymond Chambers

Current Positions:

Professor of Statistical Methodology
Centre for Statistical and Survey Methodoly
School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics
University of Wollongong


From Mar 06 Professor of Statistical Methodology, University of Wollongong
Aug 03  Feb 06 Director, Southampton Statistical Sciences Research Institute
Aug 00  July 03 Head, Department of Social Statistics, University of Southampton
May 99  July 00 Leverhulme Professor of Social Statistics, University of Southampton
Sep 95  Apr 99 Professor, Department of Social Statistics, University of Southampton
Aug 91  Sep 95 Senior Lecturer, Department of Statistics, Faculty of Economics and Commerce, The Australian National University.
Jan 90  Aug 91 Senior Statistician, Research Resource Group, Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARE).
July 89  Dec 89 Senior Research Fellow, Statistics Research Section, Institute of Advanced Studies, The Australian National University.
Mar 83  June 89 Officer in Charge, Survey Design and Development Section, ABARE.
April 82  Mar 83 Supervisor, Development and Research Section, Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Sept 79  Mar 82 Ph. D studies at the Johns Hopkins University Department of Biostatistics, under the auspices of an Australian Public Service Postgraduate Scholarship Tenable Overseas (on study leave from the ABS).
Jan 73  Aug 79 Various research officer positions (Research Officer Grade 1 through to Supervisor) at the ABS

Research Interests:

Sample Survey Design and Analysis; Robust Statistical Methods; Graphical Methods in Statistics; Computer Intensive Statistical Methods; Statistical Modelling and Inference; Longitudinal Data Analysis; Analysis of Computer-Linked Data

Professional Activities:

Associate Editor: Journal of Official Statistics; Journal of the Royal Statistical Society (Series A); The Annals of Statistics

Elected Member: The International Statistical Institute
Elected Fellow: The American Statistical Association

Member of the Royal Statistical Society and the Statistical Society of Australia and New Zealand