Simon Tuke

Dr Simon Tuke

Senior Lecturer

School of 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
    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
    2021 Co-Supervisor Fast likelihood-free inference for epidemic models using neural density estimation techniques. Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Luke Phillip O'Loughlin
    2020 Principal Supervisor Creating a user friendly, data driven tool for the short-term prediction of emergency department performance. Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Mr Michael John Ucci
    2020 Co-Supervisor Understanding Patient Experiences in Healthcare through Natural Langauge Processing Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full 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: School of Mathematical Sciences

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