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Career Summary

Qualifications

  • Master of Mathematics, University of Newcastle

Research

Research keywords

  • applications of computer algebra
  • applied statistics
  • biostatistics
  • mathermatical modelling
  • numerical and computational mathematics

Research expertise

Applied mathematics; applied statistics;biostatistics; Bayesian statistics (MCMC methods);computationally intensive methods; computer algebra applications

Languages

  • English

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
110399Clinical Sciences Not Elsewhere Classified60
111599Pharmacology And Pharmaceutical Sciences Not Elsewhere Classified20
111799Public Health And Health Services Not Elsewhere Classified20

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • undergraduate statistics

Teaching expertise

Undergraduate tutoring; occasional guest .lectures

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Highlighted Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2006Collins CE, Warren JM, Hutchesson MJ, McCoy P, Stokes BJ, 'Measuring effectiveness of dietetic interventions in child obesity - A systematic review of randomized trials', Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 160 906-922 (2006) [C1]
2006Loten C, Stokes BJ, Worsley D, Seymour JE, Jiang S, Isbister GK, 'Randomised controlled trial of hot water (45 degrees C) immersion versus ice packs for pain relief in bluebottle stings', Medical Journal of Australia, 184 329-333 (2006) [C1]

Co-authors: Geoff Isbister

2006Johnson KR, Ringland C, Stokes BJ, Anthony DM, Freemantle N, Irs A, et al., 'Response rate or time to progression as predictors of survival in trials of metastatic colorectal cancer or non-small-cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis', Lancet Oncology, 7 741-746 (2006) [C1]
2005Henry DA, Kerridge IH, Hill SR, McNeill PM, Doran E, Newby DA, et al., 'Medical specialists and pharmaceutical industry-sponsored research: a survey of the Australian experience', Medical Journal of Australia, 182 557-560 (2005) [C1]

Publications

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Journal article (33 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Halland M, Ansley SJ, Stokes BJ, Fitzgerald MN, Inder KJ, Duggan JM, Duggan A, 'Short- and long-term outcomes for patients with variceal haemorrhage in a tertiary hospital', INTERNAL MEDICINE JOURNAL, 43 234-239 (2013) [C1]
2013Garrett T, Stokes B, Brien J-A, 'Perceptions of safety culture in hospital pharmacy: how safe do we think we are?', EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL PHARMACY-SCIENCE AND PRACTICE, 20 82-87 (2013) [C1]
2012Dassanayake WM, Jones AL, Michie PT, Carter GL, McElduff P, Stokes BJ, Whyte IM, 'Risk of road traffic accidents in patients discharged following treatment for psychotropic drug overdose: A self-controlled case series study in Australia', CNS Drugs, 26 269-276 (2012) [C1]
2012Stokes BJ, 'mathStatica 2.5 [Review]', Journal of Statistical Software, 47 1-11 (2012) [C2]
2012Dietz HP, Stokes BJ, 'A plea for professional independence', Medical Journal of Australia, 196 104-105 (2012) [C2]
2011McGettigan P, Lincz L, Attia JR, McElduff P, Bissett L, Peel R, et al., 'The risk of coronary thrombosis with cyclo-oxygenase-2 inhibitors does not vary with polymorphisms in two regions of the cyclo-oxygenase-2 gene', British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 72 707-714 (2011) [C1]
2011Henry DA, Carless PA, Moxey AJ, O'Connell DL, Stokes BJ, Fergusson DA, Ker K, 'Anti-fibrinolytic use for minimising perioperative allogeneic blood transfusion', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2011 1-419 (2011) [C1]
2011Calver L, Stokes BJ, Isbister GK, 'Sedation assessment tool to score acute behavioural disturbance in the emergency department', Emergency Medicine Australasia, 23 732-740 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: Geoff Isbister

2010Isbister GK, Calver L, Page CB, Stokes BJ, Bryant J, Downes MA, 'Randomized controlled trial of intramuscular droperidol versus midazolam for violence and acute behavioral disturbance: The DORM Study', Annals of Emergency Medicine, 56 392-401 (2010) [C1]
2010Macneill PU, Kerridge IH, Newby DA, Stokes BJ, Doran E, Henry DA, 'Attitudes of physicians and public to pharmaceutical industry 'gifts'', Internal Medicine Journal, 40 335-341 (2010) [C1]
2010Macneill PU, Kerridge IH, Newby DA, Stokes BJ, Doran E, Henry DA, 'Questioning the ethics of the ethicists. Reply', Internal Medicine Journal, 40 799-800 (2010) [C3]

Co-authors: David Newby

2010Macneill PU, Kerridge IH, Newby DA, Stokes BJ, Doran E, Henry DA, 'Reply', Internal Medicine Journal, 40 799-800 (2010) [C3]
2009Isbister GK, Calver L, Van Gorp F, Stokes BJ, Page CB, 'Inter-rater reliability of manual QT measurement and prediction of abnormal QT,HR pairs', Clinical Toxicology, 47 884-888 (2009) [C1]
2009Calver LA, Stokes BJ, Isbister GK, 'The dark side of the moon', Medical Journal of Australia, 191 692-694 (2009) [C1]

Co-authors: Geoff Isbister

2009Prajogo J, Neil A, Duke J, Zhang H, Stokes BJ, Rowlings PA, 'Modelling cost-effectiveness of high-dose chemotherapy as treatment for relapsed aggressive non-Hodgkin lymphoma in an Australian setting', Internal Medicine Journal, 39 519-526 (2009) [C1]
2009Rashid AH, Brieva JL, Stokes BJ, 'Incidence of contrast-induced nephropathy in intensive care patients undergoing computerised tomography and prevalence of risk factors', Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 37 968-975 (2009) [C1]
2008Isbister GK, Brown SGA, Miller M, Tankel A, MacDonald E, Stokes BJ, et al., 'A randomised controlled trial of intramuscular vs. intravenous antivenom for latrodectism: The RAVE study', QJM, 101 557-565 (2008) [C1]
2008Isbister GK, Stokes BJ, Buckle NA, Duffull SB, 'Effect of activated charcoal on citalopram-induced QT prolongation - Reply', Annals of Emergency Medicine, 52 87-88 (2008) [C3]
2007Henry DA, Carless PA, Moxey AJ, O'Connell DL, Stokes BJ, McClelland B, et al., 'Anti-fibrinolytic use for minimising perioperative allogeneic blood transfusion', The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, CD001886 (2007) [C1]
2007Brown SGA, Isbister GK, Stokes BJ, 'Route of administration of redback spider bite antivenom: Determining clinician beliefs to facilitate Bayesian analysis of a clinical trial', EMA - Emergency Medicine Australasia, 19 458-463 (2007) [C1]
2007Collins CE, Warren JM, Hutchesson MJ, McCoy P, Stokes BJ, 'Systematic review of interventions in the management of overweight and obese children which include a dietary component', International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare, 5 2-53 (2007) [C1]
2007Isbister GK, Friberg LE, Stokes BJ, Buckley NA, Lee C, Gunja N, et al., 'Activated Charcoal Decreases the Risk of QT Prolongation After Citalopram Overdose', Annals of Emergency Medicine, 50 593.e46-600.e46 (2007) [C1]
2006Loten C, Stokes BJ, Worsley D, Seymour JE, Jiang S, Isbister GK, 'Randomised controlled trial of hot water (45 degrees C) immersion versus ice packs for pain relief in bluebottle stings', Medical Journal of Australia, 184 329-333 (2006) [C1]

Co-authors: Geoff Isbister

2006Johnson KR, Ringland C, Stokes BJ, Anthony DM, Freemantle N, Irs A, et al., 'Response rate or time to progression as predictors of survival in trials of metastatic colorectal cancer or non-small-cell lung cancer: a meta-analysis', Lancet Oncology, 7 741-746 (2006) [C1]
2006McNeill PM, Kerridge IH, Henry DA, Stokes BJ, Hill SR, Newby DA, et al., 'Giving and receiving of gifts between pharmaceutical companies and medical specialists in Australia', Internal Medicine Journal, 36 571-578 (2006) [C1]
2006Collins CE, Warren JM, Hutchesson MJ, McCoy P, Stokes BJ, 'Measuring effectiveness of dietetic interventions in child obesity - A systematic review of randomized trials', Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 160 906-922 (2006) [C1]
2005Carless PA, Moxey AJ, Stokes BJ, Henry DA, 'Are antifibrinolytic drugs equivalent in reducing blood loss and transfusion in cardiac surgery? A meta-analysis of randomized head-to-head trials', BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, 5 (2005) [C1]
2005Kerridge I, Maguire JM, Newby DA, McNeill PM, Henry DA, Hill SR, et al., 'Cooperative partnerships or conflict-of-interest? A national survey of interaction between the pharmaceutical industry and medical organizations', Internal Medicine Journal, 35 206-210 (2005) [C1]
2005Henry DA, Kerridge IH, Hill SR, McNeill PM, Doran E, Newby DA, et al., 'Medical specialists and pharmaceutical industry-sponsored research: a survey of the Australian experience', Medical Journal of Australia, 182 557-560 (2005) [C1]
2005Isbister GK, Gray MR, Balit CR, Raven RJ, Stokes BJ, Porges K, et al., 'Funnel-web spider bite: a systematic review of recorded clinical cases', Medical Journal of Australia, 182 407-411 (2005) [C1]

Co-authors: Geoff Isbister

2005Buckley NA, Isbister GK, Stokes BJ, Juurlink DN, 'Hyperbaric oxygen for carbon monoxide poisoning: A systematic review and critical analysis of the evidence', Toxicological Reviews, 24 75-92 (2005) [C1]
2005Zhang H, Stokes BJ, Prajogo J, Rowlings PA, Neil A, Duke JM, 'Modeled cost-effectiveness analysis of autologous haemopoietic stem cell transplantation compared with standard dose chemotherapy for relapsed, aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphoma', Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, 11 74-75 (2005) [C3]
2004Carless PA, Stokes BJ, Moxey AJ, Henry DA, 'Desmopressin for minimising perioperative allogenic blood transfusion', Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, - CD001884 (2004) [C1]
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Conference (11 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Stokes B, Tuyl F, Hudson IL, 'A New Implementation of Nested Sampling', Proceedings of 33rd International Workshop on Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, Canberra (2013) [E3]
2012Stokes BJ, 'MaxEnt alternatives to pearson family distributions', Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, Waterloo, Canada (2012) [E1]
2010Stokes BJ, Moffiet TN, 'Fitting the 4-parameter lineal basis model', 10th International Mathematica Symposium, Beijing, China (2010) [E2]

Co-authors: Trevor Moffiet

2010Isbister GK, Calver L, Page CB, Stokes BJ, Bryant J, Downes MA, 'Randomised comparison study of intramuscular droperidol versus midazolam for violence and acute behavioural disturbance in the emergency department - the DORM Study', Clinical Toxicology, Bordeaux, France (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Geoff Isbister

2010Stokes BJ, 'MaxEnt alternatives to Pearson family distributions', Proceedings of 31st International Workshop on Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, Waterloo, Ontario (2010) [E3]
2009Stokes BJ, 'Continuous MaxEnt distributions in Mathematica: A 'parameter- free' approach', Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering: 29th International Workshop on Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering, Oxford, MISS (2009) [E1]
2009McGettigan P, Peel R, Stokes BJ, Henderson KM, Whitaker DE, Henry D, 'What did 'safe' mean to prescribers of selective COX-2 inhibitors?', Basic & Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, Edinburgh, UK (2009) [E3]
2008Stokes BJ, 'Generation of synthetic survival data', 9th International Mathematica Symposium 2008. Electronic Proceedings, Maastrich, Holland (2008) [E2]
2008Stokes BJ, 'The entropy concentration theorem: Explanation and applications', 9th International Mathematica Symposium 2008. Electronic Proceedings, Maastrich, Holland (2008) [E2]
2007Moxey AJ, Adams CA, Stokes BJ, McGettigan P, 'Describing treatment options to patients with cancer: The influence of information framing', Psycho-Oncology (Volume 16, Issue 9), London (2007) [E3]
2006Collins CE, Warren JM, Stokes BJ, McCoy P, Hutchesson MJ, 'What do children in obesity interventions eat? - A systematic review to improve practice', Nutrition & Dietetics, Sydney, Australia (2006) [E3]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants5
Total funding$10,488

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2012 (1 grants)

International Mathematics Symposium 2012 & MaxEnt 2012 (32nd International Workshop on Bayesian Inference & Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering - UK & Germany 10-15 June & 15-20 July 20$1,488
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Mr Barrie Stokes
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,48820122012
GNo:G1200724

2011 (1 grants)

MaxEnt 2011, (31st International Workshop on Bayesian Inference & Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering)$2,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Project Team
Mr Barrie Stokes
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,00020112011
GNo:G1100741

2010 (1 grants)

International Mathematica Symposium 2010, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 16 18 July 2010$2,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Project Team
Mr Barrie Stokes
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,00020102010
GNo:G1000657

2009 (1 grants)

MaxEnt 2009 (29th International Workshop on Bayesian Inference & Maximum Entropy Methods in Science & Engineering), Mississippi, USA, 5-10 July 2009$2,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle - Faculty of Health and Medicine

Project Team
Mr Barrie Stokes
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,50020092009
GNo:G0190420

2008 (1 grants)

International Mathematica Symposium 2008, Maastrich, Holland, 20/6/2008 - 24/6/2008$2,500
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Mr Barrie Stokes
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$2,50020082008
GNo:G0189037
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions0

No Supervisions.

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Mr Barrie Stokes

Work Phone(02) 4921 1832
Cell / Mobile Phone0421 789 829
Fax(02) 4960 2088
Email
PositionStatistician
Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology
School of Medicine and Public Health
Faculty of Health and Medicine
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaClinical Pharmacology and Clinical Toxicology
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NewMed II Building,
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URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/barrie-stokes