AMSI Winter School 2024 - Application Form

AMSI is pleased to partner with the University of Queensland to host AMSI Winter School 2024 on the Mathematics for Decision Making Under Uncertainty from 24 June - 5 July at their St Lucia campus, Brisbane and online.

It is expected that all participants will be proficient in calculus, linear algebra, statistics, and probability at an advanced (e.g., 2nd/3rd year) undergraduate level. Preferably, participants also have some experience with stochastic processes (e.g., Markov chains) and/or optimisation theory. Applicants should address their level of knowledge and preparedness in the application.
  • Acceptance into AMSI Winter School 2024 is at the discretion of the Event Director.
  • Applicants will be notified via email (to the address provided on this form) the outcome of their application
  • All participants are expected to give a brief 'Participant Talk' on your research interests and/or PhD thesis topic relevant
  • All attendees are expected to attend all program classes for the duration of the two week Winter School
  • Application for AMSI Winter School includes submission of this Form AND Fee Payment via the University of Queensland online payment gateway (which you will be directed to when you submit this form).
If you have any issues with this form contact coordinator_rhed@amsi.org.au
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Please provide the contact details of a referee who is able to comment on your research and/or experience. For PhD students, this should be your PhD Supervisor. AMSI Winter School organisers may make contact with them to process your application.








Attach a letter or email of support from your current supervisor, course coordinator and/or head of school/department to support your attendance at AMSI Winter School 2024. For more information about what this letter should include, please head to ws.amsi.org.au/apply 
AMSI Student Travel Grants
GRANT APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.

AMSI Travel Grants are available for students enrolled at AMSI Member Universities to assist with the cost of accommodation to attend Winter School. A small number of flight grants are also available.

Female, First Nations and regional, rural and remote students are encouraged to apply.

There is a limited amount of grant funding available. It is expected that you research financial support options available through your home university and ask your supervisor/course coordinator for support to attend Winter School BEFORE making an application for an AMSI Grant.

More information: ws.amsi.org.au/travel-grants
Participant Talks
As part of the  program, all participants are expected to give a brief 10-15 minute Participant Talk on your research interests and/or PhD thesis topic. (note: presentation lengths and timings will be confirmed closer to the event).

For more information, please visit ws.amsi.org.au/participant-talks/

Please submit your Participant Talk title and abstract below. 

Opportunities to make amendments to the talk title and abstract (if required) will be available closer to the event.

The use of formulae should be minimised, but LaTeX commands can be used where needed. However, please do not use any LaTeX formatting commands.



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The Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute and the University of Queensland (UQ) respect the privacy of individuals and acknowledge that the information that you provide on the form is personal information as defined by privacy legislation. 
  • The information is being collected for the purpose of processing applications. 
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By selecting the check box below, I agree:
  1.  to fully participate voluntarily, in the AMSI Winter School 2024, and, to the best of my ability, attend all sessions of the two week program;
  2. to my name, organisation, and email address being included in a participants list for distribution at the event;
  3. to the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute, and/or the University of Queensland recording my voice and/or image, at its discretion, during AMSI Winter School 2024; 
  4. to the use, reproduction, and distribution (in full or in part) of any photographs and recordings made of my voice or image for publicity purposes or for educational use; and
  5. to receive event related correspondence to keep you informed about Winter School and other upcoming AMSI events. **Add events@amsi.org.au to your safe sender list to ensure you receive event communications.
Photo Consent: If you have any concerns or want to specify conditions regarding the use of your image please contact coordinator_rhed@amsi.org.au

IMPORTANT: After submitting this form, you will be redirected to the University of Queensland online payment gateway to complete your fee payment for this event. Please wait for this to load and do not press the back button.

Your application will NOT be finalised until you have submitted this form AND paid the event fee.

Once you hit submit your will be able to review all of your responses. ***Please save/print a copy of your application for your own records.