Simon Tuke

Dr Simon Tuke

Senior Lecturer

School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Applied statistician with expertise in biostatistics, bioinformatics, and network analysis. 

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2023 Principal Supervisor Using Twitter Posts to determine whether gender effects the sentiment of text. Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Oska Tex Dubsky-Smith
    2022 Co-Supervisor Large-scale social media sentiment analysis as a predictor of public behaviour in Australia. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Miss Saranzaya Magsarjav
    2021 Co-Supervisor Predicting Clinical Need During Dispatch to Guide Ambulance Response Master of Philosophy Master Part Time Mr Trevor Paul Matthews
    2021 Co-Supervisor Analysis of Historical Texts using Natural Language Processing Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Ashley Grace Dennis-Henderson
    2021 Co-Supervisor Finding and modelling political Echo Chambers online. Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Joshua Watt
    2020 Co-Supervisor Understanding Patient Experiences in Healthcare through Natural Langauge Processing Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mr Curtis William Murray
    2019 Co-Supervisor A Statistical Approach to Identifying Genomic Signatures for Sepsis Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Miss Aline Teresa Kunnel
    2019 Co-Supervisor Four dimensional, highly correlated, longitudinal data with informative missingness: The statistical challenge of predicting childhood mental health from fMRI data. Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Matthew James Ryan
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 - 2021 Co-Supervisor Statistical Methods for Comparison of Forensic Glass Samples in Australia Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Oliver James Lountain
    2019 - 2021 Principal Supervisor A Machine Learning Approach for Detecting Selective Sweeps using Ancient DNA Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Shing Yan Kwong
    2018 - 2020 Co-Supervisor Analysis of World War One Diaries using Natural Language Processing Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Miss Ashley Grace Dennis-Henderson
    2018 - 2022 Principal Supervisor Statistical modelling of queueing systems Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Miss Sarah Ellen James
    2017 - 2019 Principal Supervisor Explanatory statistical modelling of influences of demographic experience on political identity Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Lachlann Bradley McArthur
    2017 - 2019 Principal Supervisor Longitudinal Data Analysis for Improving Patient Outcomes Following Hip Replacement Surgery Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Miss Bethany Pamela Phipps
    2017 - 2019 Co-Supervisor The One with the Social Network Analysis: The Extraction, Analysis and Modelling of Temporal Social Networks from Narratives Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Miss Michelle Claire Edwards
    2016 - 2018 Co-Supervisor A methodology for predictive topic modelling; or, any excuse to watch Love Actually Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Miss Vanessa Grace Glenny
    2015 - 2017 Co-Supervisor Consensus Sequence Estimation Methods for DNA Sequence Data Sets Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Miss Sarah Ellen James
    2014 - 2016 Principal Supervisor Inference for Epidemics on Networks Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Brock Anthony Hermans
    2014 - 2019 Co-Supervisor Statistical Methods for Identifying Demographic Structure in DNA Sequence Alignments Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Adam Rohrlach
    2013 - 2016 Co-Supervisor A Simulation Study to Compare Gene Set Analysis Methods Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Andrew James Pfeiffer
    2013 - 2015 Co-Supervisor On the Advancement of Optimal Experimental Design with Applications to Infectious Diseases Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time David James Price
    2012 - 2017 Co-Supervisor GHOST: A Time-reversible Mixture Model for Recovering Phylogenetic Signal from Heterotachously-evolved Sequence Alignments Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Stephen Crotty
    2012 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Using Aggregated Demographic Data to Inform Electoral Boundary Redistributions: 2010 South Australian Election Master of Philosophy Master Part Time Mr Casey Simon Briggs
    2012 - 2014 Co-Supervisor Data Driven Model Selection and Parameter Estimation Using Semi-Automatic Approximate Bayesian Computation to Reconstruct Population Dynamics from Ancient DNA Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Adam Rohrlach
    2011 - 2013 Co-Supervisor Mathematical Modelling and Statistical Analysis of School-Based Student Performance Data Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mrs Jessica Jolley
  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Phone: 83133028
  • Email: simon.tuke@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 83133696
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Ingkarni Wardli, floor 6
  • Org Unit: Mathematical Sciences

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