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Patricia Menéndez is a Lecturer at the Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics at Monash University Business School.

Patricia's training is in mathematics and Statistics and she received her PhD from ETH Zurich in Switzerland. Since completing her PhD she has held academic positions at Wageningen University, University of New South Wales and University of Queensland. Before joining the department she has also worked outside academia as statistician/research scientist for the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, and for the Australian Institute of Marine Science. 

Patricia has experience working on multidisciplinary projects to answer research and policy-making questions in the fields of climate change, environmental and marine sciences besides criminology. She has expertise developing and applying statistical methodology and computational methods as well as providing statistical training. She is very passionate about the application and development of statistical methodology to solve real life problems and bringing statistical knowledge closer to other disciplines. 

Her research interests include statistical methods for time series, computational statistics, machine learning, data visualisation tools and data science.

Related Links:

Personal web site: www.patriciamenendez.com

Education/Academic qualification

Mathematics and Statistics, PhD, ETH Zurich

Research area keywords

  • Statistics
  • Data Science
  • Time Series
  • Computational Statistics
  • Data Visualisation
  • Business Analytics
  • Machine Learning
  • Quantitative Methods for Policy and Decision making

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Research Output 2010 2019

Cross-shelf variation among juvenile and adult coral assemblages on Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Jonker, M. J., Thompson, A. A., Menéndez, P. & Osborne, K., 1 Jun 2019, In : Diversity. 11, 6, 21 p., 85.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Early life stages of a common broadcast spawning coral associate with specific bacterial communities despite lack of internalized bacteria

Damjanovic, K., Menéndez, P., Blackall, L. L. & van Oppen, M. J. H., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Microbial Ecology. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Experimental inoculation of coral recruits with marine bacteria indicates scope for microbiome manipulation in Acropora tenuis and Platygyra daedalea

Damjanovic, K., van Oppen, M. J. H., Menéndez, P. & Blackall, L. L., 24 Jul 2019, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 10, JULY, 18 p., 1702.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

The roles of age, parentage and environment on bacterial and algal endosymbiont communities in Acropora corals

Chan, W. Y., Peplow, L. M., Menéndez, P., Hoffmann, A. A. & van Oppen, M. J. H., 22 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Molecular Ecology. 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Amphetamine availability predicts amphetamine-related mental health admissions: a time series analysis

Sara, G., Baxter, C., Menendez, P. & Lappin, J., 1 Nov 2018, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 52, 11, p. 1050-1056 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review