Associate Professor Bronwen Whiting

Bronwen Whiting


Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies & Statistics

Associate Professor in Statistics
Director - ANU Postgraduate Studies
Research areas

Statistics; Applied statistics; Statistical education.


Bronwen Whiting is an Associate Professor in Statistics in the Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics. Her research applies statistical techniques to diverse areas including linguistics, mental health, insurance, and oil prices. She has also published in areas relating to her passion – teaching statistics at all levels. Bronwen’s work has been published in academic journals including Journal of ForecastingLinguistic Typology and Language.

Additionally she is working in the portfolio of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) in the space of postgraduate education across the university.

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Research publications

Bruhn, A., Du, J., Whiting, B., June 2018. ‘Observations of supervisors and an actuarial research student on the qualitative research process’, Accounting and Finance, Early View, 1-22. First published 25 June 2018.

Bruhn, A, Whiting, B, Browne, B et al 2017, 'Introducing Enterprise Risk Management into the University Classroom: A Case Study', Risk Management and Insurance Review, vol. 20, no. 1, pp. 99-131pp.

Ryan, L & Whiting, B 2016, 'Multi-model Forecasts of the West Texas Intermediate Crude Oil Spot Price', Journal of Forecasting, pp. -.

Donohue, M, Musgrave, S, Whiting, B and S Wichmann 2011, 'Typological feature analysis models linguistic geography', Language 87 (2), pp. 369-383.

Donohue, M & Whiting, B 2011, 'Quantifying areality: A study of prenasalisation in Southeast Asia and New Guinea', Linguistic Typology, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 101 - 121.

Khoo, Y, Bruhn, A & Whiting, B 2011, 'Economic cycles, financial shocks and life insurance - a selected investigation of the Australian experience', Journal of Financial Advice, vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 48 - 55.

Cheng, M, Whiting, B & Bruhn, A 2011, 'Issues with Insurance of Mental and Nervours Disorders', Journal of Financial Advice, pp. 1-7.

Cheng, M, Whiting, B & Bruhn, A 2011, 'Trends in mental and nervous disorder claims', Australian Journal of Financial Planning (e-archive from external publishers), vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 46 - 49.