Kira Van Os

Studying towards a MSc in Statistics
Location: Jack Erskine
Kira Van Os


Primary Supervisor: Elena Moltchanova

Research Interests

  • Environmental statistics
  • Bayesian statistics
  • Spatial statistics and GIS

Working thesis title

Understanding the drivers of tropical fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) phenology and natural dispersion

Personal Interests

Running, tramping, fitness, cooking, and music

Academic History

Bachelor of Science (majoring in Statistics and Environmental Science) from University of Auckland (2017-2019)

Professional History

  • Assistant Coach at Canterbury Artistic Swimming (2020 - present)
  • Analytics and Research Intern at Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (Summer 2019-2020) 
  • Teaching Assistant at Department of Statistics, University of Auckland (2019)
  • Compliance Monitoring Intern at Auckland Council (Summer 2018-2019)