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2014

Australian Statistics Project Competition 2014

The 2014 ASC results have been determined and prize cheques and certificates have been sent to schools. We congratulate all participants on their excellent work. The prize winners and links to their projects are listed here. 

NATIONAL WINNERS

Junior Division

Joey Fung and Kristina Kozynina, Mentone Girls’ Grammar School VIC View Entry

Intermediate Division

Inji Fyfe and Angshu Madge, St Joseph’s College Mildura VIC View Entry

Senior Division

Georgia Ng and Sweta Samanta, Penrhos College WA View Entry

 

STATE WINNERS

Junior Division

QLD — Zoe Ryan and Angel Wallwork, Southport State High School View Entry

NSW — Avani Jagavkar and Charlotte Guest, SCEGGS Darlinghurst View Entry

VIC — Kayla Preller and Jessica Missen, Mentone Girls’ Grammar School View Entry

WA — Tayla Selfe and Ella Hinch, Hedland Senior High School View Entry

Intermediate Division

QLD — Caitlyn Ryan and Emma Richards, Southern Cross Catholic College View Entry

NSW — George Morgan, Ryan Foo and Jonathan Barrett, Manly Selective Campus View Entry

TAS — Isabella Alcorso, Amy Pailthorpe and Grace Robinson, Fahan School View Entry

VIC — Jake Postle, Colby Herd and Rachel Casey, Maryborough Education Centre View Entry

WA — Hirzi Putra-Laksana and Sagar Badve, Perth Modern School View Entry

Senior Division

QLD — Ben Brumpton, Teri Strignell and Braden Mulholland, St George State High School View Entry

2013

Australian Statistics Project Competition 2013

Posted Thursday 28 November 2013.

Results are now known for the 2013 Australian Statistics Project Competition. This competition is sponsored by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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Prizes have been awarded as follows (there were no Upper Secondary national, NSW or Victorian prizes awarded due to the low standard of submissions).

Lower Secondary

Lower Secondary National prize ($240)

Does music affect reaction time, Scott Davis, Eric Lui Ye, Lachlan Smith, Year 9, Castle Hill High School.

NSW prize ($120): Insecurities at School, Laura Green, Emily Thompson, Year 9, McCarthy Catholic College.
Highly Commended: Which Destination Would You Prefer to Visit on Holiday? Annika Drego, Rona Schwitter Year 9, Cheltenham Girls High School.
Highly Commended: BMI and Blood Pressure, Imogen Nicholls, Helen Pretorius, Year 9, Abbotsleigh.
Highly Commended: A Chocolate Comparison, Catriona Illingworth, Annika Jorgensen, Year 9, Abbotsleigh.
Highly Commended: Does the Colour of a Drink Affect the Decision of the Consumer? Amy Toma, Michelle Faga, Joanna Benjabutr, Year 8, Mary MacKillop College.

Queensland prize ($120): Does reaction time vary with age? Tim Dinh (Year 6), Nicholas Wheeler (Year 7), St Matthews Primary.
Highly Commended: Fears of Teenagers, Monique Evans, Angel Pong, Annabel Freemantle, Year 8, Stuartholme.
Highly Commended: Linking video game usage to academic performance, Jack Powers, Henry Bakker, Lloyd Cabilan, Year 8, Southern Cross Catholic College.
Highly Commended: The end of our world: Rumors and Beyond, Xinyue Zhang, Priya Mehrotra, Sophie Bigum, Year 7, Southport State High School.

Victoria prize ($120): Are boys more gullible than girls? Milo Burgner, Sol Hopkins, Max Smith, Year 7, Albert Park College.
Highly Commended: How unnatural were the rainfall events caused by Cyclone Yasi, Feb 2011 in Innisfail, Queensland? Kim Quach, Becky Britton, Year 7, Mentone Girls Grammar.
Highly Commended: Where Did That Go? Ava Thornley, Cameron Mullis, Luke Patitsas, Year 9, Albert Park College.
Highly Commended: Facebook Friends, Georgia Ketels, Anther Hull, Sebastian Karin-Cromie, Year 9, Albert Park College.

Tasmania prize ($120): Does Knowing Who The Artist Is Affect A Listener’s View Of A Song? Hannah Coombe, Alice Killalea, Lauren Maddock, Year 9, Fahan School.
Highly Commended: Power With Words, Can Can Guo, Jess Robinson, Chun Yu, Year 9, Fahan School.

Upper Secondary

Upper Secondary National prize ($240)

Not awarded.

Queensland prize ($120): Social Media, Jamie Brake, Jack Donnelly, Andrew Mather, Year 10, Marist College Ashgrove.
Highly Commended: The reaction test, Sarah Cross, Jemma Joiner, Year 10, St Lukes Anglican School.

Victoria prize ($120): Not awarded
Highly Commended: Which Capital City Has the Highest Cost of Living in 2011? Eleisha Li, Danielle Clarke, Year 10, John Monash Science School.
Highly Commended: Is Life Expectancy related to Maths Achievement in 4th and 8th Grade? Carolin Wendler, Ashley Karanja, Janani Kurukularatne, Year 11, Mentone Girls Grammar.

Western Australia prize ($120): Is Bottled water really better than tap water? Jochen Droogmans, Tom Stimson , Year 10, Halls Head Community College.
Highly Commended: Movies or Books? Jess Thomas, Kayla Burdett, Year 10, Albany Senior High School.
Highly Commended: Is smoking really worth the risk? Lauren Blaney, Trae Rehutai, Sam Cain , Year 10, Halls Head Community College.

2012

Australian Statistics Project Competition 2012

Posted Wednesday 07 November 2012.

Results are now known for the 2012 Australian Statistics Project Competition. This competition is sponsored by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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Prizes have been awarded as follows:

Junior Secondary

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

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.

2011

Australian Statistics Poster Competition 2011

Posted Saturday 05 November 2011.

Results are now known for the 2011 Australian Statistics Poster Competition. This competition is sponsored by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

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Prizes have been awarded as follows:

Junior Secondary

Junior Secondary National prize ($240)

What’s your favourite lolly?, Rose Hemming and Kate Bradley, Cheltenham Girls High School NSW.

NSW prize ($120): How many hours a day do you spend social networking? Umang Malik and Rachel Wang, Cheltenham Girls High School.
Highly Commended: How do our tastebuds change as we grow older?, Maddie Hocking and Georgia Campbell, Cheltenham Girls High School.

Queensland prize ($120): Dental Clinic Data, Bron-Yur Thompson and Breanne Budd, Bundaberg High School.
Highly Commended: Carbon Footprint, Maddy Curro and Gabby Tat, Bundaberg High School.

Tasmania prize ($120): Womens’ Shopping Preferences in Retail Sara McTaggart and Ella Ross, Fahan School.

Victoria prize ($120): Tricky Taste Buds, Oscar Walsh and Daniel Harrison, Albert Park College.
Highly Commended: Oodles of noodles, Caitlin Cole, Grace Jolly and Serene Gao, Mentone Girls’ Grammar School.
Highly Commended: Which bin to put it in?, Sebastian Karin-Crombie, Anthea Hall and Georgia Ketals, Albert Park College.
Highly Commended: Memory capacity, Richa Dudhani, Naomi Omenihu and Mary Do, Albert Park College.

Western Australia prize ($120): What happens as we age?, Reilly Gigney, Jaice Hough and Oliver Robertson, Australind Senior High School.
Highly Commended: Colour and Flavour, Summer Hartley and Connie Raymond, Australind Senior High School.
Highly Commended: 2, Lochie Saunders, Austin Davies and Jacob Fryman, Australind Senior High School.
Highly Commended: 3, Talia Rice, Charlotte Travers and Paige Taylor, Australind Senior High School.

Senior Secondary

Senior Secondary National prize ($240)

Heart rate and Blinking Frequency, Jacob Rennick, Harshil Shah and Brett Cassidy, Australind Senior High School WA.

ACT/Southern NSW prize ($120): Not awarded.
Highly Commended: Clash of the languages: the Stroop effect, Laura Jennings, Timana Liu, Burgmann Anglican School.

Tasmania prize ($120): Vibrant Colours Effect Our Choices Abbey Studley, Emily Crawford and Hannah Moult, Fahan School.

Victoria prize ($120): Assault rates Chloe Reid, Steph Ford-Webb and Yana Kyparsis, Mentone Girls’ Grammar School

Western Australia prize ($120): Water Rockets, Liam Heidt, Reece Hooper and Josh Laing, Australind Senior High School.

2010

Australian Statistics Poster Competition 2010

Posted Friday 05 November 2010.

Results are now known for the 2010 Australian Statistics Poster Competition. Prizes have been awarded as follows:

Junior Secondary

Junior Secondary National prize ($200)

Identifying politicians and celebrities, Ellie Shaw, Elanor Robertson and Kaike Wallace, Australind Senior High School WA.

ACT/Southern NSW prize ($100): The greatest rivalry of all time: male vs female children vs adults short term memory, Laura Jennings, Timana Liu, Burgmann Anglican School.
Highly Commended: Which sandwiches do ants prefer?, Georgia Hawkins, Rhiannon Gardiner and Natalie Taylor, Merici College.

NSW prize ($100): United States of Australia, Peggy Ling and Nikita Harlalka, Cheltenham Girls High School.
Highly Commended: Operation Planet Green, Janki Jilka and Sai Putha, Cheltenham Girls High School.
Highly Commended: Do video games affect your academic grades, David Ho, Derek Lau and Saveen Sudarshau, Carlingford High School.

Queensland prize ($100): Favourite Flavoured Chips and their Fat, Brittany Hughes, Rhiannon Kallio and Stephanie Beavis, Toowoomba State High School.
Runner Up: Amaze Your Brain, Rohannah Nafi and Melanie Jackson, Bundaberg State High School.
Highly Commended: Economic Holiday, Kahlia Davie, Bundaberg State High School.

South Australia prize ($100): Too Many Video Games, Thomas Rohde, Ethan Wendes and Laurence Crocker, John Pirie Secondary School.
Runner Up: Which Generation Knows Each Others Era of Music Better?, Sophie Hilditch, Alice Brown and Emily Tremaine, Wilderness School.

Victoria prize ($100): Obesity rate, Jessie Kingston and Alexandra Begg, Mentone Girls’ Grammar School.
Highly Commended: A free ride, Caitlin Heading and Lauren Heading, Korowa Anglican Girls’ School.

Western Australia prize ($100): Soccer Balls of Science?, Jacob Rennick, Harshil Shah and Shaun Vis, Australind Senior High School.
Highly Commended: How does the male and female brain differ?, Kate Silver, Hannah Kneale and Hannah Mees, Australind Senior High School.
Highly Commended: Overfishing, Summer Hartley and Connie Raymond, Australind Senior High School.

Senior Secondary

Senior Secondary National prize ($200)

Not awarded

NSW prize ($100): Not awarded.
Highly Commended: Do Girls spend more hours with technology than Boys? Lisa Djuandhi, Nataha Krikovian and Geraldine Marks, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College, Kensington.
Highly Commended: Working hard or hardly working?, Mary Saldevar, Molly Bannatyne and Christie Tran, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College, Kensington.

Queensland prize ($100): Not awarded.
Highly Commended: QLD vs NSQ, Gabby Noble, Bundaberg SHS

South Australia prize ($100): Formals in the School Community Lucinda Manning, Ellie Prest and Juliette Von Der Borch, Loreto College.
Runner Up: Does having a job affect the priority of school work for teens? Emily Farrell and Chanel Saleh, Loreto College.
Highly Commended: Concert Statistics Madeleine Papilion and Abbey Roff-Smith, Loreto College.

Victoria prize ($100): Comparing petrol prices Lauren Stringer and Emily Negri, Mentone Girls’ Grammar School

2009

Australian Statistics Poster Competition 2009

Posted Thursday 05 November 2009.

Results are now known for the 2009 Australian Statistics Poster Competition. Prizes have been awarded as follows:

Junior Secondary National prize ($200)

Ready, Set, Draw, Dimity Norbury, Emma Searle, Bundaberg State High School, QLD.

Junior Secondary

ACT/Southern NSW prize ($100): Are Childrens Reaction Rates Faster Than Adults?, Laura Jennings, Timana Liu, Burgmann Anglican School.

NSW prize ($100): School Manga/Animania, Stephanie Donaldson; Prayna Ram, Cheltenham Girls High School.
Highly Commended: Heads or Tails, Aaron Lim, Daniel Grosskopf, Joshua Donohoo, Model Farms High School.
Highly Commended: Our heads are in the Game, Brandon Cook, Clae Dickson, Luke Ferreira, Good Samaritan Catholic College.

Queensland prize ($100): When does popcorn pop?, Dylan Wight, Dylan Sligar, Bundaberg State High School.
Highly Commended: Ads on TV, Jacob Watton, Amy Ryan, Elli Tonscheck, Toowoomba State High School.

Victoria prize ($100): Just Jeans vs Jay Jays, Evangelia Dendrinos, Stephanie Warden, Mentone Girls Grammar School.

Western Australia prize ($100): How is your eyesight, flexibility, memory and reaction time affected as you age, Hannah Mees, Hannah Kneale, Carly Munro, Australind Senior High School.
Highly Commended: Does the Distance a Student Lives from School Influence their Mode of Transport?, Kailee Wallace, Ashleigh Collins, Australind Senior High School.
Highly Commended: Physical Fitness, Ellie Shaw, Sabrina Davies, Eleanor Robertson, Australind Senior High School.

Senior Secondary National prize ($200)

Project IQ, Chanel Gronowski, Andrea Brocklehurst, Joseph Nguyen, Good Samaritan Catholic College, NSW.

NSW prize ($100): Life on the Dark Side, Leah Brown, Katherine Hobby, Renee Cox, Good Samaritan Catholic College.
Highly Commended: Coke and Pepsi in the Ring Tanika Caruana, Jessie Mangan, Shannon Lee Price, Good Samaritan Catholic College.
Highly Commended: Live the Music Life, Alyssa Suyko, Mariano Salvati, Dillon Tudor, Good Samaritan Catholic College.

Queensland prize ($100): Iceblocks Sarah Lovett, Amy Burgess, Bundaberg State High School.
Highly Commended: The Juice, Vanessa Hu, Vanessa Chan, Philena Le, Somerville House.

2008

Australian Statistics Poster Competition 2008

First posted Tuesday 26 November 2008, last revision Friday 19 December 2008

Results are now known for the 2008 Australian Statistics Poster Competition. Prizes have been awarded as follows:

National prize ($200)

Andrew Loizou, Marcus Jones, Hayden Dimitrovski (year 9), Sylvania High School, NSW.
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Junior Secondary

ACT/Southern NSW prize ($100): Clare Barcham, Madeleine Plevey (year 8), Bega High School, NSW
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NSW prize ($100): Alana Gazy, Kayla Madonis (year 9), Sylvania High School
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Queensland prize ($100): Teagan Cooper, Lauren Butler, Dominee Klein (year 9), Toowoomba State High School (Mr Lofty Campus)

Western Australia prize ($100): Jamie Jongeling, George Marios (year 4), St Stephen’s School

Victoria prize ($100): Shannon Hayes, Elizabeth Wilson (year 8), Pakenham Secondary College

South Australia prize ($100): Rebecca Boyle, Gabi Scanlon (year 9), Gleeson College

Upper Secondary

Queensland prize ($100): Tamara Gunasena, Thushani Adikari, Susannah Gattas (year 10), Somerville House