NewStat, a division of Newcastle Innovation, was established in 1988 as a centre for statistical practice and quality improvement. Today's successful organisations recognise the need to use statistical thinking to understand processes and improve the quality of goods and services.
NewStat consultants assist companies and organisations make data-based decisions in areas such as business, industry, education, environment and health.
NewStat offers qualified statistical consultants with many years of industry experience, international reputations in research and strong networks to the wider scientific community. NewStat can provide training and/or support in study design, data collection, data analysis and many other aspects of applied statistics.
Have you ever asked any of these questions?
- What does my data tell me?
- How do I find the cheapest option?
- Has the change I made worked?
- What is the best approach to improve...?
- Can I predict what would happen if…?
- How do I optimise my process?
NewStat can assist you in answering these questions.
NewStat consultants have undertaken projects with a wide range of clients. In the Newcastle area these include BHP Billiton, Hydro Aluminium, Port Waratah Coal Services, OneSteel, Freightcorp and the Cooperative Research Centre for Black Coal Utilisation.
To contact NewStat consultants
- Ph: 02 4921 8777
- Email: email@example.com
Some areas of expertise that are relevant to industry include the following
|Operations Research: doing the best with what you've got through maximising throughput, profit, timelines; optimising inventory; minimising cost, queuing (Inventory control, linear programming, optimisation, scheduling, decision trees)||Modelling: representing a process or situation to better understand its working or generate directions for improvement (Economic modelling, mathematical modelling, simulation modelling, econometrics)||TQM: process monitoring, analysis and improvement (SPC, improvement cycles, continuous monitoring, quality teams, sampling plans)|
|Data Mining: exploring large complex datasets, finding patterns and getting the most out of the data (Database management, neural networks, CART)||Surveying and sampling: design surveys, questionnaires and sampling plans to answer your question, adding value to survey analysis, market research and customer needs (Survey research, questionnaires, market research, sampling)||Data Analysis: better decision making at all levels of an organisation through collecting, understanding and analysing data (Established statistical tools, time series, graphical methods and decision support)|
|Training: training tailored to individual needs (Short courses, in-house training, software, statistical tools, research design, surveys, sampling)||Sampling of materials: sampling and acceptance schemes for raw materials and finished products (Evaluation of sampling precision, sampling plans, variographic studies)||Calibration control: evaluation and monitoring of the accuracy and precision of all types of measuring instruments and analytical methods (Repeatability & reproducibility studies, variance components, statistical control charts)|
Internal University of Newcastle Clients should refer to the Statistical Support Service.