Ewens, W. J. (Warren John)

Also known as
Ewens, Warren J.
Ewens, Warren John
Ewens, Warren John (1937-)
Field of activity
Mathematician
Libraries Australia
http://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an35072497
NLA Persistent Identifier
http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-466109

Biographies

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.

  • 1958 Education - Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Mathematical Statistics completed at the University of Melbourne
  • 1960 Education - Master of Arts (MA) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • 1961 - 1966 Career position - Lecturer then Senior Lecturer in Statistics at the Australian National University in Canberra
  • 1963 Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the Australian national University
  • 1967 - 1970 Career position - Head of the Department of Mathematics at La Trobe University
  • 1967 - 1972 Career position - Foundation Chair and Professor of Mathematics at La Trobe University in Bundoora, Victoria
  • 1971 Career position - Visiting Professor at the universities of Texas and Wisconsin, USA
  • 1972 - 1977 Career position - Professor of Biology at the University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • 1978 - 1996 Career position - Chair and Professor of Mathematics at Monash University in Victoria
  • 1981 - Award - Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science (FAA)
  • 1982 - 1984 Career position - President of the Statistical Society of Australia, Victorian branch
  • 1984 - 1989 Career position - Chair of the Australian Twin Registry
  • 1988 - 1993 Career position - Chair of the Department of Mathematics at Monash University
  • 1993 - 1996 Career position - Head of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Monash University (several eight month stints)
  • 1996 Award - E.J. Pitman Prize and Medal received from the Statistical Society of Australia Inc.
  • c. 1997 - Career position - Professor of Biology at the University of Pennsylvania
  • 1999 Award - Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS)

View the full record at Encyclopedia of Australian Science

Related people and organisations

Resources for W. J. Ewens

Resources by W. J. Ewens (5)

  1. Statistical methods in bioinformatics : an introduction / Warren J. Ewens, Gregory R. Grant
    Ewens, W. J. (Warren John)
    [ Book : 2001-2005 ]
    At 33 libraries
    Statistical methods in bioinformatics : an introduction / Warren J. Ewens, Gregory R. Grant
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 13.809)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 13.809)

  2. Stochastic processes in population genetics / Warren John Ewens
    Ewens, W. J. (Warren John)
    [ Thesis : 1963 ]
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.163)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 4.163)

  3. Mathematical Population Genetics : I. Theoretical Introduction / by Warren J. Ewens
    Ewens, W. J. (Warren John)
    [ Book : 2004 ]
    At Library Services
    Mathematical Population Genetics : I. Theoretical Introduction / by Warren J. Ewens
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3.852)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3.852)

  4. Statisical Methods in Bioinformatics : An Introduction / by Warren J. Ewens, Gregory Grant
    Ewens, W. J. (Warren John)
    [ : 2005 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At UWS Penrith Ward Lib
    Statisical Methods in Bioinformatics : An Introduction / by Warren J. Ewens, Gregory Grant
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3.295)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 3.295)

  5. Development of a tertiary education institution on land adjacent to La Trobe University : report of Interim Planning Committee
    Victoria. Education Dept
    [ Book : 1970 ]
    At 2 libraries
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2.488)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2.488)

No user comments for this person

Add a comment


Show comments and reviews from Amazon users

Possibly related

Digitised newspapers and more

Searching...

Minimise

Diaries, letters, archives

Searching...

Minimise

Archived websites (1996 – now)

Searching...

Minimise

Pictures, photos, objects

Searching...

Minimise

Books

Searching...

Minimise

Music, sound and video

Searching...

Minimise

People and organisations

Searching...

Minimise

Journals, articles and data sets

Searching...

Minimise

Maps

Searching...

Minimise

Lists

Searching...

Minimise

People and organisations

No results

Minimise
  1. Creams
    Creams
    Created by KeithWA, 21 items.

    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0)

    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0)

  2. McLaren, Donald Elkie (1906 - 1966)
    McLaren, Donald Elkie (1906 - 1966)
    Created by BethMcLaren, 81 items.

    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0)

    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0)

  3. Glendaruel Victoria
    Glendaruel Victoria
    Created by Hammo, 149 items.

    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0)

    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0)

Maps

No results

Minimise
  1. Mathematical population genetics / [by] Warren J. Ewens
    Ewens, W.J
    [ Book : 1979 ]
    At 25 libraries
    Mathematical population genetics / [by] Warren J. Ewens
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2.237)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2.237)

  2. Mathematical population genetics
    Ewens, W. J. (Warren John), 1937-
    [ Book : 2003-2004 ]
    At 12 libraries
    Mathematical population genetics
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2.06)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 2.06)

  3. Population genetics / W. J. Ewens
    Ewens, W. J. (Warren John), 1927-
    [ Book : 1969 ]
    At 24 libraries
    Population genetics / W. J. Ewens
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 1.242)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 1.242)

  4. Sequential analysis and non-normality / Warren John Ewens
    Ewens, W. J. (Warren John), 1927-
    [ Thesis : 1960 ]
    At Uni of Melb Library
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.918)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.918)

  1. North-Western Jockey Club, Port Pirie. SPRING MEETING. OFFICIALS: | PATRON—Hon. J. H. Howe; PRESIDENT— Mr. Fred Grey; VICE-PRESIDENTS —Drs. R. W. Stewart, W. J. Walker, A. H. Benne...
    Petersburg Times (SA : 1887 - 1919) Friday 19 September 1902 p 2 Article
    ... , Messrs. A. R. Jjwens, A. A. Pearee, M. L. Warren, and W. F. Wells; COMMITTEE-Messis. H. Sampson, J ... ; PRESIDENT Mr. Fred Grey; VICE-PRESIDENTS -Drs. R. W. Stewart, W. J. Walker, A. TT Bennett, Hampden Carr ... 2800 words
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.98)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.98)

  2. COMMONWEALTH BILL. THE HON. J. WARREN AT SEMAPHORE.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1889 - 1931) Wednesday 1 June 1898 p 6 Article
    ... tiieliistitateHaU,Balaldava. ***■- * W. H. Sins presided, and Mean*. J. W.'t Castine, M.P., nnd J. M^T^l,^ W ... and John r*y*m?n wwVw ■g?m«* rin? Bill. . Mr. J. H. Syrnon and Mr. A. X. Ua?arey addressed a crowded ... 771 words
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.848)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.848)

  3. Funeral of the Late Mr. H. C. Warren.
    Port Pirie Recorder and North Western Mail (SA : 1898 - 1918) Wednesday 9 February 1910 p 3 Article
    ... cal manager of the B.H.P. Company's works (Mr. W. Robertson)- and the officers and several hundred of ... . Bottrall, representing the Masonic Order. The service at the grave was conducted by the Rev. J. P. E ... 236 words
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.623)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.623)

  1. EcoNews. director, executive producer, Nancy Pearlman
    Educational Communications Collection (Library of Congress)
    [ Video : 1984-1999 ]
    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0.006)

    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0.006)

  1. Genetics and Analysis of Quantitative Traits.(Review)
    Ewens, Warren J
    American Journal of Human Biology
    [ Article : 1999 ]
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.304)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.304)

  2. On estimating P values by Monte Carlo methods. (Letters to the Editor).(Letter to the Editor)
    Ewens, Warren J
    American Journal of Human Genetics
    [ Article : 2003 ]
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.245)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.245)

  3. What is the gene trying to do?(Author abstract)(Essay)
    Ewens, Warren J
    The British Journal for the Philosophy of Science
    [ Article : 2011 ]
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.245)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.245)

  4. Sam Karlin and the stochastic theory of evolutionary population genetics
    Ewens, Warren J
    Theoretical Population Biology
    [ Article : 2009 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.245)

    This resource may have relevance to your query (score: 0.245)

  1. Papers of William Morris Hughes
    Hughes, W. M. (William Morris), 1862-1952
    [ Unpublished : 1865-1958 ]
    View online
    At National Library
    Papers of William Morris Hughes
    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0.008)

    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0.008)

  2. Papers
    Missen, Alan, 1925-1986
    [ Unpublished : 1940-1986 ]
    At National Library
    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0.003)

    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0.003)

  3. Piper, Bakewell & Piper
    Piper, Bakewell & Piper
    [ Unpublished : 1837-1900 ]
    At State Library S Aust
    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0.002)

    This resource may only be vaguely related to your query: matching terms may only have been found in the full text contents of the resource (score: 0.002)

Pictures, photos, objects

No results

Minimise
  1. Website: Bright sparcs
    www.asap.unimelb.edu.au
    Matching pages:
    View 49 matching archived pages
    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.064)

    This resource is likely to be relevant to your query (score: 0.064)

  2. Website: Using Lives: Essays in Australian Biography and History
    adb.anu.edu.au
    Matching pages:
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.006)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.006)

  3. Website: City of Victor Harbor
    www.victor.sa.gov.au
    Matching pages:
    • Microsoft Word - 20100315.DOC - 6/1/2014
    • ... and Install Diesel Fuel Tank Moved: Cr D Sinclair-Warren Seconded: Cr K Ewens That pursuant to Section 90(2) & (3...
    View 9 matching archived pages
    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.005)

    This resource may be of limited relevance to your query (score: 0.005)