The BEST Masterclass: Intro to Regression Modelling

Learn how to talk to the data and develop a basic regression model with Dr. Shamsunnahar Yasmin (Shams).

Are you eager to venture into the world of regression modelling for your project, but find yourself lacking the necessary experience?  This is the Masterclass for you! Join us for an enlightening beginner’s Masterclass that will provide you with the foundational skills needed to develop regression models. Before diving into regression, it’s essential to learn how to effectively communicate with your data. We encourage you to bring along your laptop and database.

Date: Friday, 25th August
Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: QUT Gardens Point, Z Block, Level 3, Room Z302
Registrations are free

Your Instructor: 

Dr. Shamsunnahar Yasmin (Shams) is a Senior Research Fellow/Senior Lecturer at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) with a joint appointment between the Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety – Queensland (CARRS-Q) and the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. She is an Associate Investigator of the Centre for Behavioural Economics, Society and Technology (BEST). She serves in an honorary Adjunct Faculty position at the University of Central Florida (UCF). She is a Transport engineer with specialization in Travel Demand Modelling and the application of statistical and behavioral econometric models in Transport Science. She leads multidisciplinary mixed-method research. At QUT, she is the lead researcher in developing interdisciplinary analytical frameworks employing advanced econometric models to quantify the impacts of disruptions on road safety and travel demand. She serves as editor for several journals, including the Journal of Analytic Methods in Accident Research, Scientific Reports – Nature Portfolio, and Transportation Research Record. Over the last six years, she has been awarded membership for several committees of the Transportation Research Board (TRB). She is also a committee member for the Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management (AITPM) Transport Modelling Network.


Location: QUT Gardens Point Campus, Z Block, Level 3, Room Z302 [link to map]
Start Date: 25/08/2023 [add to calendar]
Start Time: 2:00pm
End Date: 25/08/2023
End Time: 4:00pm
Cost: Free