Ewens, W. J. (Warren John) (1937-)

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Warren John Ewens is Professor of Biology at the University of Pennsylvania, USA and has used mathematical and statistical methods for research into evolutionary population genetics throughout his career. In 1996 he was awarded the E.J. Pitman Medal by the Statistical Society of Australia in recognition of this work. Prior his Pennsylvania appointment, Ewens was Chair of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Monash University for twenty years and before that, Foundation Chair and Professor of Mathematics at La Trobe University from 1967 to 1972. From 1972 to 1977 he was once again at the University of Pennsylvania. Warren Ewens is an author of many scientific publications and a Fellow of both the Australian Academy of Science and the Royal Society of London.

  • Education - Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Mathematical Statistics completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Education - Master of Arts (MA) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - Lecturer then Senior Lecturer in Statistics at the Australian National University in Canberra
  • Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the Australian national University
  • Career position - Head of the Department of Mathematics at La Trobe University
  • Career position - Foundation Chair and Professor of Mathematics at La Trobe University in Bundoora, Victoria
  • Career position - Visiting Professor at the universities of Texas and Wisconsin, USA
  • Career position - Professor of Biology at the University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Career position - Chair and Professor of Mathematics at Monash University in Victoria
  • Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
  • Career position - President of the Statistical Society of Australia, Victorian branch
  • Career position - Chair of the Australian Twin Registry
  • Career position - Chair of the Department of Mathematics at Monash University
  • Career position - Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Monash University (several eight month stints)
  • Award - E.J. Pitman Prize and Medal received from the Statistical Society of Australia Inc.
  • Career position - Professor of Biology at the University of Pennsylvania
  • Award - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)

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  1. Ewens, Warren John
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Pitman Medal Awarded to W. J. Ewens
    Published: 1997
    Series: Australian Journal of Staistics, 39, 1, 1-4

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  1. Mathematical population genetics
    Ewens, W. J. (Warren John), 1937-
    [ Book : 2003-2004 ]
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    Mathematical population genetics
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  2. Statistical methods in bioinformatics : an introduction / Warren J. Ewens, Gregory R. Grant
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