Results are now known for the 2012 Australian Statistics Project Competition.
This competition is sponsored by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Prizes have been awarded as follows:
Junior Secondary National prize ($240)
Body Image, Zoe Argent and Sera Tarpis, Year 9, Cheltenham Girls High School, NSW.
NSW prize ($120): Does reaction time differ with gender in Yr 9 students? Kris Heuston, Josh McFarland and Jay Small, Year 9, Melville High School.
Highly Commended: Which sibling gets the best phone?, Jaime Baker, Alexandria Rix and Sarah Norton, Year 9, Melville High School.
Queensland prize ($120): Analysis of Australian Cricket batting Performance 2010 & 2011, Amjad Aslam and Samuel Davison, Year 8, St Luke's Anglican School
Highly Commended: Statistics at work in Gladstone Alexander Campbell, Year 8, St Luke's Anglican School.
Victoria prize ($120): Fruit, Isobel Grounds and Graydon Cannavan-Forbes, Year 8, Albert Park College.
Highly Commended: Fabric and Sense, Anya Scoble-Hansen, Lydia McKeown-West and Lili Li, Year 7, Albert Park College.
Highly Commended: On time, Erika Palomares, Kasper Leth-Wahl and Campbell Rider, Year 8, Albert Park College.
Western Australia prize ($120): What happens when we age? Reaction times of different age group, Grace Stubbs and Dayna Jacob, Year 8, Australind Senior High School.
Highly Commended: If you measure the temperature of a car's roof…,Keelan Taylor, Khloe Johnson and Calla Kneale, Year 8, Australind Senior High School.
Tasmania prize ($120): LET'S GET PHYSICAL: How does music tempo affect running speed? Jade Studley, Erin Giec-Yorston and Carla Peacock, Fahan School, Year 9
Senior Secondary National prize ($240)
Newsflash! Is the news accurate?, Laura Jennings and Timina Liu, Year 11, Burgmann Anglican School, ACT.
Queensland prize ($120): A statistical analysis of the road death toll in Australia 1950—2011, Lauren Booth, Jeanne Hamman, Yu (Sally) Wang, Year 11, Ipswich Girls Grammar School.
Highly Commended: Finally conclusive proof! Boys are faster than girls, Lachlan Rowe and Brandon Collins, Year 10, St Luke's Anglican School.
Victoria prize ($120): Not awarded
Highly Commended: How Energy Efficient are Mentone Girl's families?, Erin Liacos and Georgina-May Austin, Year 11, Mentone Girls Grammar School.
Highly Commended: Stars Orbit, Anthony Rogic and Raj Adhikari, Year 10, John Monash Science School.