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Advisory Board

DR. Idris


B.St (Academy of Statistics), M.Agr.Sc (Biometry) Sydney University, PhD (Biometry) Sydney University

Idris is currently the Research Leader Biometrics for the NSW Department of Trade and Investment. He leads a team of a dozen of professional biometricians to support scientific research in primary industries across New South Wales. Dr Barchia has been involved in a wide varieties of projects and research throughout his career, most being based on his passion of Statistical Methods and Biometrics. Over the past 30 years he has co-authored over one hundred of research papers, been spoken at numerous conferences. He has been involved in many multi-disciplinary collaborative research ranging from microbiology to environmental and to entomology, and culminating a joint-recipient of NSW Premier’s Public Sector Award for a significant contribution to the economy and/or environment of NSW.