CIRES participates in Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence

An exciting week for AI as the Australasian Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence [AJCAI] at The University of Queensland yesterday from 28 Nov – 1 Dec 2023 with an agenda packed day of tutorials and workshops.

CIRES students, Hongliang Ni and Zirui Tan, participated in the AJCAI PhD Forum. Additionally, CIRES Centre Director Professor Shazia Sadiq chaired the conference keynote by Professor H. Peter Soyer internationally recognised leader in the field of dermatology.

Professor Soyer is internationally recognised in the field of dermatology, and a pioneer and world leader in the field of dermoscopy of pigmented skin lesions, a non-invasive diagnostic method. He has lead the development of the morphologic classification system currently used worldwide.

AI has made significant advancements in the field of dermatology, offering a wide range of applications and benefits. His talk will focus on some key areas in which AI is being used within this domain, including: Skin Cancer and Skin Disease Diagnosis; Telemedicine and Teledermatology; Clinical Decision Support; Research and Drug Development; and Wearable Devices and Monitoring.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow position at UQ

Applications close 9th January 2024


We are recruiting for a Level A postdoc fellow to join us in the ARC Training Centre for Information Resilience (CIRES) at The University of Queensland in sunny Brisbane, Australia. International candidates are also welcome to apply as visa sponsorship may be available for this appointment.

This position will be jointly supported by CIRES and the ARC Discovery Project DP 200103650 Making Spatiotemporal Data More Useful: An Entity Linking Approach. As a key member of the team, you will have the opportunity to conduct innovative research related to data management and data mining with a particular focus on entity linking and privacy protection of spatiotemporal data. You will also have the chance to supervise and develop research students, cultivate external partnerships, and contribute to the wider academic community.

We are seeking a candidate with:

  • Completion or near completion of a PhD in Data Management, Data Mining, or Data Science.
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge and experience in reproducible research related to multi-modality data including but not limited to spatiotemporal data.
  • A track record of peer-reviewed publications in high-impact journals or premiere conferences relevant to data management and data mining.

See the full position description and how to apply:

Applications close Tuesday 9th January 2024 at 11.00 pm AEST.

This position will be based in the Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Information Resilience (CIRES) at UQ, and working across multiple projects with industry and government partners, providing a wealth of experience in multi-disciplinary teams, research planning, and industry and public sector dynamics. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work directly with the Centre’s partners, with an expected third of their time dedicated to working with partner organisations.

Questions? For more information about this opportunity, please contact Professor Shazia Sadiq.