Dr Marijke Welvaert

BSc (Psych) MSc (Psych) MSc (Stat) PhD (Appl Stat)
Statistical consultant

Areas of expertise

  • Applied Statistics 010401
  • Human Movement And Sports Science Not Elsewhere Classified 110699
  • Psychology And Cognitive Sciences Not Elsewhere Classified 179999

Research interests

  • Statistical practice 
  • Linear mixed modelling
  • Within-subject design


Marijke is an applied statistician who has build extensive experience in the application of good statistical practice within social sciences and human movement science. She obtained her PhD in 2013 from Ghent University, Belgium and has since then held postdoc position at CSIRO and the University of Canberra before joining ANU in 2019. She has published as part of multidisciplinary teams in psycholinguistics, neuroscience, biosecurity, environmental science and sport and exercise science and medicine. Her main research interest is in the application of linear mixed modelling for within-subject designs. She enjoys sharing her passion for data with those who may not have a natural affinity with statistics. In her free time, she is an avid classical saxophonist, triathlete and powerlifter.

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