Assoc Professor Anthony Bedford

Position

Associate Professor

School /
Work Unit

Math & Geospatial Sciences

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 6119

anthony.bedford@rmit.edu.au

Location

Building: 251
Level: 2
Room: 55

Bundoora East Campus

College/Portfolio

Science, Engineering & Health

Photo of Anthony Bedford

Key activities

  • Head RMIT Sports Statistics
  • Chair MathSport Australia
  • Semester 1:
    • MATH1238 - Statistics and Epidemiology
    • ONPS2335 – The Professional Scientist
    • MATH1300 - Biostatistics
  • Semester 2:
    • MATH2170 - Statistics And Epidemiology
    • MATH1300 - Biostatistics
    • MATH2206 - Sports Statistics

Supervision

  • Dr Richard Ryall, Completed, 2011, PhD
  • Minh Huynh, Masters by Research, Completed, 2011)
  • Monique Ladds, Completed Masters by Coursework student, 2011
  • Pamela Makhoul, Completed Honours student, 2009
  • Petra Siskos, Completed Masters by Coursework student, 2010
  • Jonathan Sargent, Current PhD student, Completed Masters by Coursework student, 2008
  • Jong Ho Park, Current PhD student
  • James Baglin, Current PhD student
  • Minh Huynh, Current PhD student
  • Michelle Viney, Current PhD student
  • Eason Yang, Current PhD student

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse, Division 2, Melbourne School for Enrolled Nurses and North West Hospital, Melbourne, 1992
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (First Class Honours) (Mathematics), RMIT University, 1999
  • Doctor of Philosophy, RMIT University, 2003

Professional interests and links to industry

  • Chair of MATHSPORT Australia 2008-
  • Conference director, MathSport 2010 and 2012
  • ICETE (International Conference on e-business and telecommunication networks)/SECRYPT program committee member, 2004 – 2008
  • Ongoing Session Chair since the 8th Mathematics and Computers in Sport Conference 2008-
  • 1st IMA Conference on Mathematics in Sport 2007-
  • Member or the organising committee: Mathematics and Computers in Sport Conference 2006-

Industry-based consultancies

  • Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT)
  • For Chief Justice Iain Ross, Supreme Court Judge.Australian Football League (AFL): (2010,2011)
  • Confidential Projects relating to interchange Environet (2010)
  • Confidential Expert Report.Heinz
  • Statistical report Kia motors (2010)
  • Data management Bunnings : Injury statistics consultation, (2010)
  • In-house consulting Queensland Government, Department of Justice (2010-2011): Long term research project on electrical safety

Research and publications

Theses

  • Anthony Bedford, "Single and dual queueing schemes with prioritised traffic scheduling and finite waiting room". PhD Thesis, RMIT University, November 2003
  • Anthony Bedford, "Single and Multiple Classed Closed Queueing Networks - A Comparison of Simulation and Theoretical Results". Honours Thesis, RMIT University, November 1999

Invited plenary addresses at conferences

National significance

Presentations

Teaching related

  • “Discussing the FYE: A Comparison of Student Expectation and Experience of Assessment, Feedback, and Course Delivery in a First Year Large Class”, July, 2011
  • Host for Michael Bulmer: The Island, February 2011
  • Bedford, A.,Da Costa, C., Glasson, S. (2009). Improving and contextualising statistics service teaching: An on-line module-based teaching and assessment tool for statistical laboratory sessions. 3rd Annual Applied Statistics Evaluation and Research Collaboration Conference, December 2009, Newcastle, Australia
  • “Understanding your CES better”, School of Applied Communication, 17th Feb, 2009
  • “Power point should be banned”, RMIT T&L Expo, November 2008, RMIT University.
  • “statsBOARD”RMIT T&L Expo, November 2008, RMIT University.
  • “A Discipline Specific Factor Analysis Approach to Evaluating Student Surveys at an Australian University”, 8th South East Asian Association for Institutional Research Conference, November 2008, Surabaya, Indonesia.
  • “What drives good teaching?”, ALTC Forum, October 2008, RMIT University.
  • “RMIT Business College Education in Teaching Seminar”, October 2008, RMIT University.
  • “School of Health Sciences L&T Seminar”, October 2008, RMIT University.
  • “What drives good teaching?”, ideaRMIT, June, 2008, RMIT University.
  • “What drives good teaching?”, DSC T&L Leaders, June, 2008, RMIT University.
  • “What drives good teaching?”, SET, June, 2008, RMIT University.
  • “What drives good teaching?”, RMIT Academic Board, March 3, 2008, RMIT University.“Improving Student Learning Utilising Alumni Feedback: A web-based feedback system to determine statistical skills used in industry and research to enhance statistical teaching in applied disciplines.” SET T&L Conference, December 2007, RMIT University.
  • “Improving Student Learning Utilising Alumni Feedback: A web-based feedback system to determine statistical skills used in industry and research to enhance statistical teaching in applied disciplines.” ideaRMIT, 25 October 2007, RMIT University.
  • “Improving and Contextualising statistics service teaching: An online module based teaching and assessment tool for statistical laboratory sessions”, SET Learning and Teaching forum, December 8, 2006
  • “My reflection”, RMIT University teaching awards, December 2006
  • “Opportunities”, 1st ECA Forum, RMIT University, November 2006
  • Speaker at the RMIT Service Teaching Working Group, May 2006, as Expert in Contextualising Service Teaching.

Leadership related

  • Validation of a Proposed Electrical Products Risk Engine, QR-01:Queensland government review of Risk Engine, March, May and August, 2011.
  • Clicking Good, 2010 SMGS Workshop
  • The CES Story, 2010 SMGS Workshop
  • Meet me online, 2009 SMGS Workshop
  • School Visits, 2008 -; Over 50 school visits, from MacRobertsons; Xavier; University High to low-SES school areas in all areas of the state.
  • “Using maths to give Australians the edge: Badminton Australia and RMIT University.” RMIT Olympic breakfast, 22 May 2008. RMIT University.
  • Siemens Science Experience, February, 2008,9.

Research related (since 2006)

  • “On the Travel Effect in Men’s Tennis”, 3rd International Conference on Mathematics in Sport, Manchester, 2011.
  • “A Two-Stage Simulation to Predict medalists in Pistol Shooting” 10th Australasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, Darwin, July 2010.
  • “Using Importance to Determine a Service Strategy in Badminton”, 10th Australasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, Darwin, July 2010.
  • “Risk taking in badminton to optimize in-the-run performance” , 2nd International Conference on Mathematics in Sport (IMA), Groningen, Holland, 17-19 June, 2009.
  • “Exploiting in-the-run betting markets in Australian Rules Football using a Brownian motion model”, 2nd International Conference on Mathematics in Sport (IMA), Groningen, Holland, 17-19 June, 2009.
  • “A Player Rating Model In Men’s Badminton”, Proceedings of the 9th Australasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, pp.60-67, 2008.
  • “Evaluating an Ice Hockey Team’s Performance Using Interactive Phases of Play”. Proceedings of the 1st International conference of mathematical modeling in sport, 2007.
  • “A probability based approach for the allocation of player draft selections in Australian rules football”, 8thAustralasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, Gold Coast, June2006.

Media interviews and opinion pieces

Media

  • Eight out of octo for Paul, Mx, July 12 2010.
  • Statistics in Sport – with Alan Brough, ABC Radio Melbourne, Jan 2010.
  • “Straight and True” – The Age, Sport page 6, May 8, 2009.
  • RMIT Simuladder featured on AFL TV at Stats City
  • “Maths serves shuttlecock over net” – The Australian, May 28, 2008 ,p.23
  • “Right shoes can be worth weight in gold” – Age Sport, May 23, 2008 ,p.11
  • “A Cup Makes Mugs” – Herald Sun, pg 8, 6 November.
  • “Virtual Melbourne Cup – the Champion of Champions – Makybe Diva the greatest horse ever”
  • Outlet: Today Tonight, 6.35-6.45 pm, Monday 5 November.
  • Melbourne Cup predictions – RMIT Racing Simulator
  • Outlet: 2GB, Chris Smith, Monday, 5 November, 1520-1525
  • Outlet: Pulse FM, Michelle Suiter, 5 November, 0730-0740
  • Outlet: 2CC, Mike Jeffreys, 6 November, 0835 – 0840
  • Outlet: ABC Darwin, Richard Margetson, 6 November, 0930 - 0940
  • “Brownlow and the Grand Final”
  • Outlet: Pulse FM, Michelle, Monday, 24 September, 0810-0820
  • Outlet: 2GB, Phillip Clarke, Monday, 24 September, 1822-1828
  • Outlet: 774 ABC, Derek, Monday, 24 September, 1920-1930
  • Outlet: ABC Goulburn Valley, Gaye, Tuesday, 25 September, 0720-0730
  • “Statistically, the Cats whiskers”
  • Outlet: Mx Newspaper, pg.15, Wednesday, 26 September
  • “Grand Final predictions”,
  • Outlet: ABC Radio Perth, Monday 9 September, Russell Wolf, 5.27-5.45pm
  • Outlet: ABC Goulburn Valley, Tuesday 10 September, Gaye Pattison, 6.10-6.20 am
  • Outlet: ABC Albury-Wodonga, Tuesday 10 September, Jonathan Wright, 7.10-7.20 am
  • “Grand Final predictions”, ABC Radio Perth, 4 September, 2007.
  • “Fremantle, Geelong, and 1977 combinations left”, Pulse FM, Geelong, 31 August, 2007.
  • “Freo can make the 8, but you cant bet on it”, ABC Radio Perth, 28 August, 2007.
  • “Geelongs chances and the final 8”, Pulse FM, Geelong, 14 August, 2007.
  • “You Do the Math”, Melbourne Mx, Friday 3 August, 2007.
  • “World Cup Prediction”, SBS Radio Hobart, Friday, 9 June 2006.
  • “Taking A Chance on the Science of Goals”, ABC Radio 774 (Red Symons), Friday and Monday, June 9,12, 2006.
  • “Grand Final Prediction”, SBS Radio, Thursday, 22 September 2005.
  • “Mathematics and Football”, Heidelberg Weekly, Wednesday, 8 June 2005, page: 4
  • “Da Vinci Code of Football”, ABC Radio Gold Coast, Wednesday, 7 June 2005, interview with Peter Gunders.
  • “Tipping Impossible”, The Melbourne Times, Wednesday, 1 June 2005, page: 13
  • “Football Follies”, Portland Observer, Friday, 27 May 2005, page: 34
  • “RMIT AFL predictions do the talking” . Radio interview with Francis Leech and Nicole Livingstone, SEN 1116, Melbourne, 21 September 2004.
  • “Jana 4th looks best”. 3AW news cut, August 24th, 2004.
  • “He Was Right!”. Ready, SET Go!, Edition 4, July, 2004.
  • “Sorry Saints it won’t last”. Herald-Sun, 24 May, 2004.
  • “Dons due for a fall, but when will it be?” Geelong Advertiser, 21 May 2004.
  • “Study of the Totally Obvious”. Adelaide Advertiser, 25 May 2004.
  • “Over/under achievers in the AFL” . Radio interview with Francis Leech and Nicole Livingstone, SEN 1116, Melbourne, 24 May 2004.
  • “AFL’s top teams set to slip” . RMIT front-page website, 17-31 May 2004.
  • “Pointy heads hit the mark ” . Newspaper article in Melbourne Herald Sun, January 21, 2001. p 77. Australian Open predictions.
  • “Odds favour Safin” . Newspaper article in Melbourne Herald Sun, January 17, 2001. p 4. Australian Open predictions.
  • “Australian Open predictions” . Radio interview on 3AW with Kate Murphy, January 16, 2001.
  • “Melbourne Cup predictions” . Radio interview on 5DN Adelaide with Jeremy Cordeaux, November 7, 2000.
  • “Melbourne Cup predictions” . Radio interview on Early Edition AM on 3LO, November 7, 2000.
  • “Melbourne Cup predictions” . Radio interview on 774 3LO Drive program with Virginia, November 6, 2000.
  • “Melbourne Cup predictions” . Radio interview on MMM/FOX FM with Pauline McDonald, November 6, 2000.
  • “Melbourne Cup predictions” . Radio interview on ABC Radio National with Rebecca Nash, November 5, 2000.
  • “Stats show the Way” . Newspaper article in Melbourne Herald Sun, October 21, 2000. p 3. Caulfield Cup predictions.
  • “Australian Open predictions” Radio interview with Carole Whitelock, 5AE, 891 ABC Adelaide, January 21, 2000.

Internal reports

  • Student Competency and the Statistics Consultancy Evaluation Survey, School Of Graduate research, 2011.ENTER Project: Does ENTER predict Academic performance, 2009
  • BushfireCRC Survey – DataPack project, 2010-1
  • RMIT University Outgoing Post-graduate Research Survey, 2003,2006,2010
  • RMIT University Student experience surveys, 2001- 2006
  • Anthony Bedford and Basil M. de Silva, "Bellerine Secondary College Redevelopment Site - Broadsheet Analysis". for Geoff Mills, Victoria Government.
  • Anthony Bedford and Basil M. de Silva, “Milk Consumption Model for Victoria by Age, 2000-2051”. For David McKinna et.al.Consulting.

RMIT Teaching and Related Funding

  • 2011: SEH Special project funding $45,000 - Biostatistics - a Globally Delivered Multimedia Showcase
  • 2011: LTIF: Using electronic input devices to provide assessment feedback to large classes: A sustainable approach to student feedback ($22,000).
  • 2011: LTIF: The Wholesale Reimagining of the CES Analysis Project: Reporting, Describing and Predicting CES, SES, CEQ and PAR Performance Data ($39,000)
  • 2011: STeLR: Evaluating the use of innovative online virtual environment for authentic student learning and assessment of scientific research design and statistical aspects ($6,924)
  • 2010: STeLR: A comparison of student expectation with experience of assessment and feedback in first year large classes ($8059)
  • 2008: LTIF: Semi-automating the self and peer assessment feedback process ($17000)
  • 2007/8/9:LTIF: CES Analysis – What drives good teaching? 2007/8/9 ($60,000/$70,000)
  • 2007:ARTL: “Constructing a web-based feedback system to determine statistical skills used in industry and research to enhance statistical teaching in applied disciplines“($5900)
  • 2007:LTIF: “Establishing the TERISSA Activity Group (TAG) to refine, trial and promote the Task Evaluation and Reflection Instrument for Student Self-Assessment (TERISSA).“ ($40,000)
  • 2007:LTIF: Understanding and Interpreting the Statistical Analyses in Psychology, Biomedical and Complementary Medicine Journal Articles through Integrated Online Learning: statsBOARD (stats Based On Articles Relevant to Discipline) ($26465)
  • 2006: ARTL: “Improving and contextualising statistics service teaching : An online module-based teaching and assessment tool for statistical laboratory sessions “ ($5,500)

Research

Research papers (since 2005)

  • Pollard G, Barnett T and Bedford A (2011). Improving the Australian Open extreme heat policy. Journal of Medicine and Science in Tennis 16(1), 5-9.
  • Barnett T, O'Shaughnessy D and Bedford A (2011). Predicting a tennis match in progress for sports multimedia. OR Insight 24(3), 190-204.
  • Huynh, M. and Bedford, A. (2011). Evaluating a computer based skills acquisition trainer to classify badminton players. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 10 (3) 528-533.
  • Huynh, M. and Bedford, A. (2011). An analysis of the Skills Acquisition Trainer for Badminton program: exploring the effectiveness of visual based training in sport. International Journal of Computer Science in Sport (In press)Bedford, A., Tristan Barnett, Graham Pollard, Geoff Pollard (2010). How the interpretation of match statistics affects player performance. Journal of Medicine and Science in Tennis.15(2), 23-27.
  • Bedford, A., Ovens,M. Editor: Proceedings of the 10th Australasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, 2010. MathSport ANZIAM.
  • Ryall, R., Bedford, A. (2010). The Efficiency of “In-Play” Australian Rules Football Betting Markets. International Journal of Sports Finance
  • Ryall, R., Bedford, A. (2010). “An optimized ratings based model to forecast Australian Rules football”, International Journal of Forecasting:(2010).
  • Sargent, J., Bedford, A. “Australian Football League player performance forecasts using optimized nonlinear smoothing. International Journal of Forecasting: (2010).
  • Panlop Zeephongsekul and Bedford, A., “Waiting Times of the Multiple Priority Dual Queue with Finite Buffer and Non-Preemptive Prority Scheduling" Journal of Statistics: Advances in Theory and Applications, Volume 1, Number 1, pp.89-116 (2009).
  • Kate Patrick, Bedford, A., Stephanie Romagnano and Jim Barber, “A discipline specific factor analysis approach to using student surveys for improvement”, Australian Association for Institutional Research Conference, 2008.
  • Bedford, A.and James Baglin, “Evaluating an Ice Hockey Team’s Performance Using Interactive Phases of Play” (2008)IMA Journal of Management Mathematics, Volume 20, Number 2, 159- 166.
  • Bedford, A.and Adrian Schembri, “A probability based approach for the allocation of player draft selections in Australian rules football”, Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 509-516 (December 2006)
  • Bedford, A.,Panlop Zeephongsekul, James Broberg, Peter Dimopoulos and Zahir Tari, “Queueing Theory Applications to Communications Systems: Control of Traffic Flows and Load Balancing" Springer Handbook of Engineering Statistics, Chapter 52 (2006).
  • Panlop Zeephongsekul and Bedford, A. "Waiting Time Analysis of the Multiple Priority Dual Queue with a Preemptive Priority Service Discipline" European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 172, Issue 3, pp. 886-908 (1 August 2006).
  • Bedford, A.and Panlop Zeephongsekul, "On a Dual Queueing System with Preemptive Priority Service Discipline" European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 161, Issue 1, pp. 224*239 (16 February 2005).

Conference publications summary (refereed DEST E1) since 2005

  • Huynh M. & Bedford, A. (2011). Acquiring and discriminating badminton expertise In: Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Computer Science in Sport, Shanghai, China, Sep 21-24,2011.
  • Linden, M., Baglin, J. And Bedford, A. (2011). Teaching Clinical Trial Design and Management Using an Online Virtual Environment, Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (2011)
  • Bedford, A. & Sargent, J. (2011). Linking Spatial-temporal ball movement for visual utility and player ratings in Australian football In: Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Computer Science in Sport, Shanghai, China, Sep 21-24,2011.
  • Clifton, P., Buton, M., Subic, A., Perret-Ellena, T., Bedford, A. and Schembri, A. (2011). Identification of performance requirements for user-centred design of running shoes, 5th Asia-Pacific congress on sports technology (APCST), 28 – 31 August, 2011, RMIT University, Melbourne
  • P. Clifton, M. Burton, A. Subic, T. Perret-Ellena, A. Bedford, A. Schembri, “Identification of performance requirements for user-centred design of running shoes”, 2011.
  • Roy Chowdhury, K., Jones, S., Arrowsmith, C., Reinke, K., & Bedford, A. (2010). The role of satellite data in census: Case study of an Indian State In: Proceedings of the Asia pacific advanced network
  • Monique Ladds and Anthony Bedford, “Using Importance to Determine a Service Strategy in Badminton”, Proceedings of the 10th Australasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, pp. 27-34, 2010.
  • Bedford, A., Barnett, T. and Ladds, M. (2010) Risk taking in badminton to optimize in-the-run performanceProceedings of the 10th Australasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, pp. 21-26, 2010.
  • Jonathan Sargent and Anthony Bedford, “Long-distance relationships: Positional classification of Australian football league players”, Proceedings of the 10th Australasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, pp. 97-102, 2010.
  • Adrian Schembri and Anthony Bedford, “Revisiting the Darft: A Revised Probability Based Approach for Allocating Draft Selections in Australian Rules Football”, Proceedings of the 10th Australasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, pp. 103-112, 2010.
  • Richard Ryall and Anthony Bedford, “Fitting Probability Distributions to Real-Time AFL Data for Match Prediction” Proceedings of the 10th Australasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, pp. 121-128, 2010.
  • Adrian Schembri, Shahin Golkhandan and Anthony Bedford, “re-scheduling to minimize the potential for match fixing at the FIFA World Cup”, Proceedings of the 10th Australasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, pp. 165-172, 2010.
  • Minh Vu Huynh and Anthony Bedford, “Skills Acquisition in badminton: A Visual based Approach to training” Proceedings of the 10th Australasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, pp. 183-188, 2010.
  • Rebecca Shepherd, Anthony Bedford and Adrian Schembri, “A Two-Stage Simulation to Predict medalists in Pistol Shooting” Proceedings of the 10th Australasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, pp. 213-220, 2010.
  • Bedford, A.,Da Costa, C., Glasson, S. (2009). Improving and contextualising statistics service teaching: An on-line module-based teaching and assessment tool for statistical laboratory sessions. 3rd Annual Applied Statistics Evaluation and Research Collaboration Conference, December 2009, Newcastle, Australia
  • Ryall, R., Bedford, A. (2009) Scheduling in Australian Rules Football: Does it affect performance? 3rd Annual Applied Statistics Evaluation and Research Collaboration Conference, December 2009, Newcastle, Australia
  • Glasson, S., Bedford, A. (2009). Modelling the survival of elite Australian Rules Footballers. 3rd Annual Applied Statistics Evaluation and Research Collaboration Conference, December 2009, Newcastle, Australia
  • Richard Ryall and Anthony Bedford, “An automated approach to compare in-the-run markets with score in evaluation of team performance”, Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Computer Science in Sport, pp. *-*, 2009.
  • Anthony Bedford, Stephanie Romagnano, Kate Patrick, Michelle Bedford and Jim Barber, “A Discipline Specific Factor Analysis Approach to Evaluating Student Surveys at an Australian University”, Proceedings of the 8th South East Asian Association for Institutional Research Conference, pp. 263-271, 2008. Edited by Suryani and Lindiawati.
  • Kate Patrick, Anthony Bedford, Stephanie Romagnano and Jim Barber, “A discipline specific factor analysis approach to using student surveys for improvement”, Australian Association for Institutional Research Conference, 2008.
  • Richard Ryall and Anthony Bedford, “An Algorithm To Plot An Afl Team’s Performance In Real Time Using Interactive Phases Of Play”, Proceedings of the 9th Australasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, pp. 108-114, 2008.
  • Jonathan Sargent and Anthony Bedford, “Measuring Consistency In Performance Using Data Transformations”, Proceedings of the 9th Australasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, pp. 122-129, 2008.
  • James Baglin, Anthony Bedford, Monique Ladds, and Pamela Makhoul, “A Measure of Coach’s Influence on Team Sports In-The-Run: Who Is Most Accountable?” Proceedings of the 9th Australasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, pp. 180-187, 2008.
  • Monique Ladds and Anthony Bedford, “A Player Rating Model In Men’s Badminton”, Proceedings of the 9th Australasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, pp.60-67, 2008.
  • Jonathan Sargent and Anthony Bedford, “Calculating Australian Football League Player Ratings Using A T4253h Elo Model” Proceedings of the 1st International conference of mathematical modeling in sport, pp. , 2007
  • Anthony Bedfordand James Baglin, “Evaluating an Ice Hockey Team’s Performance Using Interactive Phases of Play”. Proceedings of the 1s International conference of mathematical modeling in sport, 2007.
  • Anthony Bedfordand Adrian Schembri, “A probability based approach for the allocation of player draft selections in Australian rules football”, Proceedings of 8thAustralasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, pp. 206-215, 2006. Edited by J.Hammond and N. de Mestre.
  • Anthony Bedfordand Adrian Schembri, “An analysis of goal-kicking accuracy in Australian rules football”, Proceedings of 8thAustralasian Conference on Mathematics & Computers in Sport, pp. 256-265, 2006. Edited by J.Hammond and N. de Mestre.

Research reports and conference (non-refereed)

  • A. Bedford*, T.Barnett** and M. Ladds*, Risk taking in badminton to optimize in-the-run performance, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Mathematics in Sport (IMA), 17-19 June, 2009.
  • Ryall, R., Bedford, A., Glasson, S. (2009). Exploiting in-the-run betting markets in Australian Rules Football using a Brownian motion model, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Mathematics in Sport (IMA), 17-19 June, 2009.
  • Anthony Bedford, “Simulation in Sport”, ASOR Seminar presentation, 27th May, 2009.
  • Jeremy Keens, Anthony. B. Bedford and Geoff Witten, “Learning gross anatomy: Dissection or prosection”, 9th Congress of European Association of Clinical Anatomy, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 5-8 Sept, 2007. (Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy, journal of Clinical Anatomy, Vol.29, 6, p.450)
  • Anthony Bedford, Jeremy Keens, and Geoff Witten, “Study of gross anatomy by dissection and prosection”, Third Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Clinical Anatomists, La Trobe Uni, December 2006. (Clinical Anatomy, Vol.20, 5, p.571)

Accomplishments and awards

International significance

  • 2011 International Committee of MathSport: Rest of the World representative

National significance

  • 2010 Chair of MathSport Australasia (2nd Term)
  • 2009 ALTC Citation Award “For enhancing the first year experience, and for innovative teaching practice that fosters enthusiasm for statistics through establishing its relevance to students’ lives.”
  • 2008 Chair of MathSport Australasia
  • 2008 ANZIAM Executive Member

Other external significance

  • 2009 RMIT University No. 1 at UniJobs Lecturer of the Year
  • 2008 Member of Australian Mathematics Society

Internal significance

  • 2009 Top 15 Award for best large class teaching, SEH
  • 2008 SET Student Choice Teaching Award nominee
  • 2008 RMIT University Teaching Award Winner for First Year Large Classes: Award for Programs that Enhance Learning
  • 2008 RMIT Media Star of the Year: Industry Engagement
  • 2007 RMIT Teaching Awards Nominee
  • 2006 Certificate of Achievement 2006 RMIT Nominee for Teaching Excellence (Early Career Academic)
  • 2006 Students Choice Teaching Award nominee
  • 2006 RMIT Nominee for National Teaching Award - Carrick Institute Award (Early Career Academic)
  • 2006 Successful application submission for A/Prof Cliff Da Costa - Francis Ormond Medallist
  • 2006 Winner of ATN Early Career Academic Workshop - RMIT Representative
  • 2005 RMIT Teaching Awards University winner for Quality in Student Centred Teaching
  • 2005 RMIT Media Star nominee for work on Media in sport
  • 2005 roSETte October award
  • 2005 RMIT Teaching Awards SET winner for Quality in Student Centred Teaching
  • 2005 Students Choice Teaching Award nominee
  • 2005 Young Scientist of the Year nominee. Article titled ‘Mathematical Modelling Hits the Mark’
  • Pre 2005: 5 other awards