Paul Geoffrey Stevenson – Biostatistician experienced with RCT study design + analysis, GCP, ICH guidelines, technical writing, and R

B.Sc. (Chem), B.Sc. (Hons), Grad. Dip. (Biostats), PhD, GStat, CChem

Personal Summary

Dr Paul G. Stevenson is a biostatistician with a background in children’s medical research. His key skills include statistical analysis of medical research data and GCP, preparing technical reports for regulatory agencies following ICH guidelines, proficiency in the R programming language and experience with SQL, Docker, and Python. Paul has an aptitude for applying advanced statistical methods (including mixed models and latent profile analysis) to clinical data. His attention to detail has been honed trough preparation of technical documents for EDQM submission, analytical method validation reports based on ICH guidelines, and implementing strategies for reproducible research. Paul’s professional experience includes statistical consultation in not-for-profit medical research, team lead (analytical chemistry) in the pharmaceutical industry, and independent academic research in Australia and the USA.


Employment History

BiostatisticianAvance ClinicalAugust 2021 – present
BiostatisticianTelethon Kids InstituteApril 2018 – August 2021
(Acting) Manager, BiometricsTelethon Kids InstituteApril 2021 – May 2021
Analytical Development LeadSun Pharma AustraliaOctober 2016 – April 2018
Lecturer in ChemistryDeakin UniversityMay 2012 – October 2016
Research Associate IIUniversity of Tennessee, KnoxvilleMay 2010 – May 2012


Doctor of PhilosophyWestern Sydney University2010
Graduate Diploma of BiostatisticsMonash University2018
Bachelor of Science (Honours)Western Sydney University2006
Bachelor of Science (Chemistry)Western Sydney University2005

Professional History

Avance Clinical

Biostatistician, August 2021 – Present

About Avance Clinical:

Avance Clinical is a full-service CRO that leverages the entire suite of eClinical technology, and an expert team of more than 150 CRO specialists, to deliver clinical drug development services for international biotechs.

I am responsible for analysing, interpreting, and preparing statistical data to ensure accurate reporting of results from clinical study data. My role assists with the experimental planning and design of clinical trials.

Telethon Kids Institute

  • Biostatisitican, April 2018 – August 2021
  • (Acting) Manager, Biometrics, April 2021 – May 2021

About Telethon Kids Institute:
Based in Perth, Western Australia, the Telethon Kids’ team of over 1000 dedicated researchers, students, and professional staff are passionate about discovering causes, cures and treatments for the illnesses and diseases that target our kids and young people.



  • Telethon Kids Institute Emerging Leaders Program (2020)
  • High Performer Career Scenario, 2019 GPS staff performance review (postponed in 2020)
  • Developed RMarkdown templates for reproducible research
  • Introduced standard project design templates to enhance project throughput efficiency
  • Contributed to the development and delivery of an “Introduction to R” workshop series
  • Animal Ethics Committee pre-submission review (biostatistics)
  • Data safety monitoring boards for multiple clinical trials
  • Contributed to the on-site development of Jira Service Desk for statistical consultation

Sun Pharmaceuticals Australia

  • Analytical development lead, March 2017 – April 2018
  • Analytical development chemist, October 2016 – March 2017

About Sun Pharma Australia:

Sun Pharma (Australia) is a stand alone operation that supplies up to 25% of the global demand for opiate raw materials and active pharmaceutical ingredients to the global pharmaceutical industry. The Port Fairy site is an agribusiness that extracts opiate raw material from straw harvested from the Latrobe region in Tasmania and works closely with farmers to achieve high alkaloid yield.


Lead a team of analytical chemists and laboratory technicians to develop and validate analytical methods for starting materials, drug substances, active pharmaceutical ingredients and raw agricultural materials.


  • Quality award for contributions to a European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines CEP amendment
  • Plan, execute and report 7 analytical method validations in 2017
  • Work with customers and sister companies to transfer methods and meet regulatory guidelines

Deakin University

  • Lecturer in Chemistry, May 2014 – October 2016
  • Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow, May 2012 – May 2014

About Deakin University:

The School of Life and Environmental Sciences at Deakin University attracts $4 million annually and leads research focused on national priorities that are important for future social, economic and environmental development and the well-being of Australia and the rest of the world.


  • Unit chair of Masters level and undergraduate teaching programs including first year chemistry, advanced analytical chemistry and biochemistry
  • Supervised and mentored postgraduate research students
  • Published in peer reviewed journals and presented at domestic and international conferences
  • Contribute to University community outreach programs including Aspire that invited school students from low SES neighbourhoods in Geelong to experience science first-hand in a laboratory.


  • 2015 Deakin University Vice-Chancellor’s Early Career Researcher Award for Research Excellence
  • Campus coordinator for large introductory chemistry and biochemistry undergraduate courses
  • Chief investigator on ARC Discovery and Linkage grants
  • Awarded an Alfred Deakin Postgraduate Research Fellowship including salary for 2 years and start-up grant

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA

  • Research Associate II, May 2010 – May 2012

About University of Tennessee, Knoxville:

The University of Tennessee is a public university headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA with Research Expenditures of $261 million distributed amongst 63 Research Centres and Institutes.

Education and Training

Doctor of Philosophy, Western Sydney University, 2010

Supervisor: Professor R. Andrew Shalliker

Thesis title: Exploring the retention characteristics of π-selective stationary phases and their application in 2D-HPLC.

Graduate Diploma of Biostatistics, Monash Univerity, 2018

Units completed: Introductory Epidemiology (D), Design of Randomised Controlled Trials (HD), Mathematical Background for Biostatistics (HD), Probability and Distribution Theory (D), Principals of Statistical Inference (D), Data Management and Statistical Computing (HD), Linear Models (D) and Categorical Data and Generalised Linear Models (P).

Bachelor of Science (Honours), Western Sydney University, 2006

Supervisor: Professor R. Andrew Shalliker

Thesis title: An assessment of the retention behaviour of PAHs on phenyl-type stationary phases in reversed phase liquid chromatography.

Bachelor of Science (Chemistry), Western Sydney University, 2005

Other Education and Training

  • Tableau Test Drive – 12-March-2019
  • Meta-analysis methods for randomised trials – beyond the basics: one-day workshop, 9-Nov-2018
  • Practical Decision Making, Australian Institute of Management (from a $1,000 AIM WA Scholarship), 1-Nov-2018 & 2-Nov-2018
  • Introduction to Statistical Analysis of Data from Twins, Twins Research Australia
  • Leadership skills for managers and supervisors (2 day course), Australian Industry Group (AIG), 18-Jul-2017 & 8-Aug-2017


  1. 2018 Australian Institute of Management (AIM) Western Australia scholarship ($1,000).
  2. HPLC 2015 Travel Grant – HPLC2015 Geneva, Switzerland 2015 ($1,500)
  3. Deakin University Central Research Grants Scheme (RM29503), P.G. Stevenson, Z.M. Smith, N.W. Barnett, Quantitative changes to milk proteins along the industrial processing line, 2015 ($18,000)
  4. ARC Discovery Project (DP140100439), N.W. Barnett, P.S. Francis, X.A. Conlan, P.G. Stevenson, R.A. Shalliker, S.J. Haswell, P.R. Fielden, N.J. Goddard, Microfluidic Separation Science: Innovative Technology for Characterising Complex Chemical Systems, 2014 ($320,000 over 3 years commenced 2014)
  5. Deakin University ECR PVC Support Scheme, H. Hussain, P. Stevenson, L. Forgan, G. De Guzman, PROTEAN i12 IEF System, 2014 ($22,000)
  6. ARC Linkage Project (LP130100681), N. Barnett, X. Conlan, P. Francis, P. Stevenson, R. Shalliker, C. Scott, S. Purcell, Identification and Isolation of New Pharmaceutical Opiate Analogues: Today’s Problems Tomorrow’s Solutions, 2013 ($182,000 over 3 years commenced 2013)
  7. CASSS Travel Grant – HPLC2013 Hobart, Australia 2013 ($500)
  8. Science and Industry Endowment Fund (SIEF) – Australian Academy of Science (AAS) Fellowships, 2013 ($3,500)
  9. Deakin University Research Equipment Support Scheme, P. Francis, O. Dean, P. Stevenson, Multidimensional separation and detection system for neuroscience research, 2012 ($100,000)
  10. Alfred Deakin Postgraduate Research Fellowship including salary and start-up grant, Enhancing multidimensional high performance liquid chromatography separations and analysis, 2012 ($150,000 over 2 years commencing 2012)

Professional Memberships

  • Statistical Society of Australia – Graduate Statistician (2019), Full Member (2018)
  • Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI) – Chartered Member (2016)


  • 2019: Winner of Best Poster Award, 40th Annual Conference of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics, Leuven, Belgium
  • 2017: Sun Pharmaceuticals Australia Quality Award for contributions to a European Directorate for the Quality of Medicines CEP amendment
  • 2015: Deakin University Vice-Chancellor’s Early Career Researcher Award for Research Excellence
  • 2008, 2015: Nominated for the Csaba Horváth Young Scientist Award for outstanding early career researchers
  • 2013: Finalist for the Smart Geelong Network Researcher of the year, Deakin University Early Researcher Award
  • 2013: Selected by the Australian Academy of Science and the scientific review panel of the Council for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings to attend the 63rd Meeting of the Nobel Laureates in Lindau, Germany in 2013
  • 2012: Won a competitive Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellowship
  • 2007 – 2010: University of Western Sydney Post Graduate Research Award

Teaching Experience

Undergraduate Teaching

Administration and delivery of large undergraduate units at the Geelong Campus including unit development, curating on-line aspects to learning, and management of laboratory demonstrators:

  • SLE212: Biochemistry, Campus Coordinator/Lecturer/Demonstrator, unit size 190 students, 2016
  • SLE311: Chemical Hazards, Unit Chair, offered online at Deakin University, 2015-2016
  • SLE155: Chemistry for the Professional Sciences, Campus Coordinator/Lecturer/Tutor, unit size 300 students, 2014-2015
  • SLE316: Analytical Chemistry, Lecturer, unit size 30 students, 2012-2015
  • SLE314: Research Project Unit, Supervisor, 3 students
  • SLE229: Introduction to Separation Science, Lecturer, unit size 40 students, 2012-2015

Postgraduate Teaching

  • SSC801/SSC802: Research Frontiers Project (Masters level), Unit Chair, 2016


  • Niki Burns, PhD, Deakin University, 2017 (co-supervisor)
  • Luke Andrighetto, Deakin University, PhD, 2016 (co-supervisor)
  • Brendan Holland, Deakin University, PhD, 2015 (co-supervisor)
  • Danielle Bassanese, Deakin University, PhD, 2014 (co-supervisor)
  • Simone Hameka, Deakin University, Honours, 2016
  • Lachlan Soulsby, Deakin University, Honours, 2016 (co-supervisor)
  • Zara Woolley, Deakin University, Honours, 2015 (co-supervisor)

Academic Service and Leadership

  • School of Life and Environmental Sciences: Research Fellows Day (committee), Deakin University (November 2015 and 2016)
  • School of Life and Environmental Sciences: seminar series (coordinator), Deakin University (2016)
  • School of Life and Environmental Sciences academic progress and discipline committee, Deakin University
  • 2012 RACI R&D Topics conference (committee), Deakin University, Geelong

Online Profiles

Publications and Presentations

This citation report was generated with metrics collected by Scopus (Scopus author ID: 23101537800) on 11Jan2019. Scopus journal CiteScore metrics were downloaded from (CiteScore Metrics 2011-2017, download 25May2018) and journal impact factors are from the Journal Citation Reports 2018 (sourced from

Book Chapters

  1. C.S. Milroy, P.G. Stevenson, M. Mnatasakyan and R.A. Shalliker, Multidimensional high-performance liquid chromatography, in Hyphenated and Alternative Methods of Detection in Chromatography, 251-285 (2011).

Refereed Journal Articles

  1. H.M. Thomas, M.J. Mullane, S. Ang, T. Barrow, A. Leahy, A. Whelan, K. Lombardi, M. Cooper, P.G. Stevenson, L. Lester, A. Padley, L. Sprigg, D. Speers, A.J. Merritt, J. Coffin, D. Cross, P. Gething, A.C. Bowen, Asha C., Acceptability of OP/Na swabbing for SARS-CoV-2: a prospective observational cohort surveillance study in Western Australian schools, BMJ Open, 2022; 12:e055217. DOI:
  2. S. Vijayanand, P.G. Stevenson, M. Grant, C.S. Choong, E.A. Davis and M.B. Abraham, The utility of continuous glucose monitoring systems in the management of children with persistent hypoglycaemia, Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism, (2021), DOI:
  3. D.M. Sampson, D. Alonso-Caneiro, A.L. Chew, J. La, D. Roshandel, Y. Wang, J.C. Khan, E. Chelva, P.G. Stevenson, F.K. Chen, Evaluation of focus and deep learning methods for automated image grading and factors influencing image quality in adaptive optics ophthalmoscopy, Scientific Reports, 11, 16641 (2021), DOI:
  4. G.T.Y Lau, P. Laird, P.G. Stevenson, A. Schultz, Frequency of Protracted Bacterial Bronchitis and Management Pre-Respiratory Referral, Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, DOI:
  5. M.K. Licari, K. Varcin, K. Hudry, H.C. Leonard, G.A. Alvares, S.V. Pillar, P.G. Stevenson, M.N. Cooper, A.J.O. Whitehouse, and the AICES Team, The course and prognostic capability of motor difficulties in infants showing early signs of autism, Autism Research, 14, 1759-1768 (2021), DOI:
  6. D.M. Sampson, D. Roshandel, AA.L. Chew, Y. Wang, P.G. Stevenson, M.N. Cooper, E. Ong, L. Wong, J. La, D. Alonso-Caneiro, E. Chelva6 J.C. Khan, D.D. Sampson, F.K. Chen, Retinal differential light sensitivity variation across the macula in healthy subjects: importance of cone separation and loci eccentricity, Translational Vision Science & Technology, 10, 1-16 (2021), DOI:
  7. O. Jones, P. Stevenson, S. Hameka, D. Osborne, P. Taylor, M. Spencer, Using 3D Printing to Visualise 2D Chromatograms and NMR Spectra for the Classroom, Journal of Chemical Education, 98, 1024-1030 (2021).
  8. M.J. Mullane, H.M. Thomas, M. Epstein, J. Mandzufas, N. Mullan, A. Whelan, K. Lombardi, T. Barrow, S. Ang, A. Leahy, E. Cameron, L. Lester, M. Cooper, P. Stevenson, M. Hartman, A. McKenzie, F. Mitrou, S.R. Zubrick, J. Coffin, D. Cross, A.C. Bowen, P. Gething, DETECT Schools Study Protocol: A Prospective Observational Cohort Surveillance Study Investigating the Impact of COVID-19 in Western Australian Schools, Frontiers in Public Health, 9, 1-10 (2021).
  9. C. Ruoss, E.A. Howard, K. Chan, P.G. Stevenson, T. Vancaillie, Topical treatment of vulvodynia, dyspareunia and pudendal neuralgia: A single clinic audit of amitriptyline and oestriol in organogel, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 61, 270-274 (2021).
  10. G.A. Alvares, M.K. Licari, P.G. Stevenson, K. Bebbington, M.N. Cooper, E.J. Glasson, D.W. Tan, M. Uljarevic, K.J. Varcin, A.J.O. Whitehouse. Investigating associations between birth order and autism diagnostic phenotypes, Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 62, 961-970 (2021), DOI:
  11. Y.V. Haripersad, M. Kannegiesser-Bailey, K. Morton, S. Skeldon, N. Shipton, K. Edwards, R. Newton, A. Newell, P.G. Stevenson, and A.C. Martin, Outbreak of anorexia nervosa admissions during the COVID-19 pandemic, Archives of Disease in Childhood, 106:e15 (2021).
  12. P.K. Marshall, A. Durdle, R. Hayes, P.G. Stevenson and X.A. Conlan, Why do street signs taste so good?; a community ballistics project, Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, 51:sup1, S172-S175 (2019), DOI:
  13. X.A. Conlan, A. Durdle, C. Pearson, R. Hayes, Z. Woolley and P.G. StevensonApplication of a digital stringing protocol on buried fabrics, Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, 51:sup1, S145-S148 (2019), DOI:
  14. N.K. Burns, T.D. Ashton, P.G. Stevenson, J.R. Pearson, I.L. Fox, F.M. Pfeffer, P.S. Francis, Z.M. Smith, N.W. Barnett, L. Chen, J.M. White and X.A. Conlan, Extraction, identification and detection of synthetic cannabinoids found pre-ban in herbal products in Victoria, Australia, Forensic Chemistry, 7, 19-25 (2018).
  15. P.G. Stevenson, N.K. Burns, S.D. Purcell, P.S. Francis, N.W. Barnett, F. Fry and X.A. Conlan, Application of 2D-HPLC coupled with principal component analysis to study an industrial opiate processing stream, Talanta, 166, 119-125 (2017).
  16. L.M. Andrighetto, L.C. Henderson, J.R. Pearson, P.G. Stevenson and X.A. Conlan, Influence of base on nitro-aldol (Henry) reaction products for alternative clandestine pathways, Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, 48, 684-693 (2016).
  17. K. Quayle, G. Clemens, T.G. Sorribes, H.M. Kinvig, P.G. Stevenson, X.A. Conlan and M.J. Baker, Elemental and molecular profiling of licit, illicit, and niche tobacco, Forensic Science International, 266, 549-554 (2016).
  18. L.M. Andrighetto, N.K. Burns, P.G. Stevenson, J.R. Pearson, L.C. Henderson, C.J. Bowen and X.A. Conlan, In-silico optimisation of two-dimensional high performance liquid chromatography for the determination of Australian methamphetamine seizure samples, Forensic Science International, 266, 511-516 (2016).
  19. N.K. Burns, L.M. Andrighetto, X.A. Conlan, S.D. Purcell, N.W. Barnett, J. Denning, P.S. Francis and P.G. StevensonBlind column selection protocol for two-dimensional high performance liquid chromatography, Talanta, 154, 85-91 (2016).
  20. B.J. Holland, X.A. Conlan, P.S. Francis, N.W. Barnett and P.G. StevensonOvercoming solvent mismatch limitations in 2D-HPLC with temperature programming of isocratic mobile phases, Analytical Methods, 8, 1293-1298 (2016).
  21. J. Pandohee, P.G. Stevenson, X.A. Conlan, X.-R. Zhou and O.A.H. Jones, Off-line two-dimensional liquid chromatography for metabolomics: an example using Agaricus bisporus mushrooms exposed to UV irradiation, Metabolomics, 11, 939-951 (2015).
  22. J. Pandohee, B.J. Holland, B. Li, T. Tsuzuki, P.G. Stevenson, N.W. Barnett, J.R. Pearson, O.A.H. Jones and X.A. Conlan, Screening of cannabinoids in industrial-grade hemp using two-dimensional liquid chromatography coupled with acidic potassium permanganate chemiluminescence detection, Journal of Separation Science, 38, 2024-2032 (2015).
  23. D.N. Bassanese, B.J. Holland, X.A. Conlan, P.S. Francis, N.W. Barnett and P.G. StevensonProtocols for finding the most orthogonal dimensions for two-dimensional high performance liquid chromatography, Talanta, 134, 402-408 (2015).
  24. D.N. Bassanese, X.A. Conlan, N.W. Barnett and P.G. StevensonAssessing the detectability of antioxidants in two-dimensional high-performance liquid chromatography, Journal of Separation Science, 38, 1642-1648 (2015).
  25. K.B. Spilstead, S.J. Haswell, N.W. Barnett, X.A. Conlan, P.G. Stevenson and P.S. Francis, Development of a resin based silica monolithic column encapsulation, Analytical Methods, 7, 4908-4911 (2015).
  26. D.N. Bassanese, A. Soliven, X.A. Conlan, R.A. Shalliker, N.W. Barnett and P.G. StevensonA non-destructive test to assess the axial heterogeneity of in situ modified monoliths for HPLC, Analytical Methods, 7, 7177-7185 (2015).
  27. J. Pandohee, P.G. Stevenson, M.J.S. Spencer and O.A.H. Jones, Multi-Dimensional Liquid Chromatography and Metabolomics, Are Two Dimensions Better Than One?, Current Metabolomics, 3, 10-20 (2015).
  28. S. Pravadali-Cekic, D. Kocic, P. Stevenson and R.A. Shalliker, Outlining a Multidimensional Approach for the Analysis of Coffee using HPLC, Journal of Chromatography & Separation Techniques, 6, 1-10 (2015).
  29. L.M. Andrighetto, P.G. Stevenson, J.R. Pearson, L.C. Henderson and X.A. Conlan, DryLab® optimised two-dimensional high performance liquid chromatography for differentiation of ephedrine and pseudoephedrine based methamphetamine samples, Forensic Science International, 244, 302-305 (2014).
  30. B.J. Holland, J.L. Adcock, P.N. Nesterenko, A. Peristyy, P.G. Stevenson, N.W. Barnett, X.A. Conlan and P.S. Francis, The importance of chain length for the polyphosphate enhancement of acidic potassium permanganate chemiluminescence, Analytica Chimica Acta, 842, 35-41 (2014).
  31. B.J. Holland, X.A. Conlan, P.G. Stevenson, S. Tye, A. Reker, N.W. Barnett, J.L. Adcock and P.S. Francis, Determination of neurotransmitters and their metabolites using one- and two-dimensional liquid chromatography with acidic potassium permanganate chemiluminescence detection, Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 406, 5669-5676 (2014).
  32. J.J. Stankovich, F. Gritti, P.G. Stevenson, P. Vajda, L.A. Beaver and G. Guiochon, Volume based vs. time based chromatograms: Reproducibility of data for gradient separations under high and low pressure conditions, Journal of Chromatography A, 1343, 79-90 (2014).
  33. P.G. Stevenson, D.N. Bassanese, X.A. Conlan and N.W. Barnett, Improving peak shapes with counter gradients in two-dimensional high performance liquid chromatography, Journal of Chromatography A, 1337, 147-154 (2014).
  34. J.J. Stankovich, F. Gritti, P.G. Stevenson, L.A. Beaver and G. Guiochon, Very high pressure liquid chromatography using core-shell particles: Quantitative analysis of fast gradient separations without post-run times, Journal of Chromatography A, 1325, 99-108 (2014).
  35. J.J. Stankovich, F. Gritti, P.G. Stevenson, L.A. Beaver and G. Guiochon, Very high pressure liquid chromatography using fully porous particles: Quantitative analysis of fast gradient separations without post-run times, Journal of Chromatography A, 1324, 155-163 (2014).
  36. A. Soliven, G.R. Dennis, E.F. Hilder, R. AndrewShalliker and P.G. StevensonThe development of the in situ modification of 1st generation analytical scale silica monoliths, Chromatographia, 77, 663-671 (2014).
  37. D.N. Bassanese, A. Soliven, P.G. Stevenson, G.R. Dennis, N.W. Barnett, R.A. Shalliker and X.A. Conlan, Investigating retention characteristics of a mixed-mode stationary phase and the enhancement of monolith selectivity for high-performance liquid chromatography, Journal of Separation Science, 37, 1937-1943 (2014).
  38. L.M. Andrighetto, F.M. Pfeffer, P.G. Stevenson, S.M. Hickey, G.J. Barbante and X.A. Conlan, Three step synthesis of N-methylalanine – A precursor to ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and methamphetamine, Journal of the Clandestine Laboratory Investigating Chemists Association, 24, 33-37 (2014).
  39. J.J. Stankovich, F. Gritti, L.A. Beaver, P.G. Stevenson and G. Guiochon, Fast gradient separation by very high pressure liquid chromatography: Reproducibility of analytical data and influence of delay between successive runs, Journal of Chromatography A, 1318, 122-133 (2013).
  40. P.G. Stevenson and G. Guiochon, Cumulative area of peaks in a multidimensional high performance liquid chromatogram, Journal of Chromatography A, 1308, 79-85 (2013).
  41. J.J. Stankovich, F. Gritti, P.G. Stevenson and G. Guiochon, The impact of column connection on band broadening in very high pressure liquid chromatography, Journal of Separation Science, 36, 2709-2717 (2013).
  42. P.G. Stevenson, X.A. Conlan and N.W. Barnett, Evaluation of the asymmetric least squares baseline algorithm through the accuracy of statistical peak moments, Journal of Chromatography A, 1284, 107-111 (2013).
  43. P.G. Stevenson, D.N. Bassanese, N.W. Barnett and X.A. Conlan, Improved 2D-HPLC of red wine by incorporating pre-process signal-smoothing algorithms, Journal of Separation Science, 36, 3503-3510 (2013).
  44. P.G. Stevenson, H. Gao, F. Gritti and G. Guiochon, Removing the ambiguity of data processing methods: Optimizing the location of peak boundaries for accurate moment calculations, Journal of Separation Science, 36, 279-287 (2013).
  45. P.G. Stevenson and G. Guiochon, Retention divergence of terpenes with porous graphitized carbon and C18stationary phases, Journal of Chromatography A, 1247, 57-62 (2012).
  46. H. Gao, P.G. Stevenson, F. Gritti and G. Guiochon, Investigations on the calculation of the third moments of elution peaks. I: Composite signals generated by adding up a mathematical function and experimental noise, Journal of Chromatography A, 1222, 81-89 (2012).
  47. P.G. Stevenson, A. Tarafder and G. Guiochon, Comprehensive two-dimensional chromatography with coupling of reversed phase high performance liquid chromatography and supercritical fluid chromatography, Journal of Chromatography A, 1220, 175-178 (2012).
  48. P.G. Stevenson, F. Gritti and G. Guiochon, Automated methods for the location of the boundaries of chromatographic peaks, Journal of Chromatography A, 1218, 8255-8263 (2011).
  49. P.G. Stevenson, J.N. Fairchild and G. Guiochon, Retention mechanism divergence of a mixed mode stationary phase for high performance liquid chromatography, Journal of Chromatography A, 1218, 1822-1827 (2011).
  50. P.G. Stevenson, M. Mnatsakanyan, G.R. Dennis and R.A. Shalliker, Selectivity in separation using p electron-rich stationary phases for the comprehensive two-dimensional analysis of café espresso, Journal of Separation Science, 34, 21-26 (2011).
  51. M. Mnatsakanyan, P.G. Stevenson, D. Shock, X.A. Conlan, T.A. Goodie, K.N. Spencer, N.W. Barnett, P.S. Francis and R.A. Shalliker, The assessment of p-p Selective stationary phases for two-dimensional HPLC analysis of foods: Application to the analysis of coffee, Talanta, 82, 1349-1357 (2010).
  52. M. Mnatsakanyan, P.G. Stevenson, X.A. Conlan, P.S. Francis, T.A. Goodie, G.P. McDermott, N.W. Barnett and R.A. Shalliker, The analysis of café espresso using two-dimensional reversed phase-reversed phase high performance liquid chromatography with UV-absorbance and chemiluminescence detection, Talanta, 82, 1358-1363 (2010).
  53. R.A. Shalliker, P.G. Stevenson, D. Shock, M. Mnatsakanyan, P.K. Dasgupta and G. Guiochon, Application of power functions to chromatographic data for the enhancement of signal to noise ratios and separation resolution, Journal of Chromatography A, 1217, 5693-5699 (2010).
  54. P.G. Stevenson, A. Soliven, G.R. Dennis, F. Gritti, G. Guiochon and R.A. Shalliker, p-Selective stationary phases: (III) Influence of the propyl phenyl ligand density on the aromatic and methylene selectivity of aromatic compounds in reversed phase liquid chromatography, Journal of Chromatography A, 1217, 5377-5383 (2010).
  55. P.G. Stevenson, K.J. Mayfield, A. Soliven, G.R. Dennis, F. Gritti, G. Guiochon and R.A. Shalliker, p-Selective stationary phases: (I) Influence of the spacer chain length of phenyl type phases on the aromatic and methylene selectivity of aromatic compounds in reversed phase high performance liquid chromatography, Journal of Chromatography A, 1217, 5358-5364 (2010).
  56. P.G. Stevenson, F. Gritti, G. Guiochon, K.J. Mayfield, G.R. Dennis and R.A. Shalliker, p-Selective stationary phases: (II) Adsorption behaviour of substituted aromatic compounds on n-alkyl-phenyl stationary phases, Journal of Chromatography A, 1217, 5365-5376 (2010).
  57. P.G. Stevenson, M. Mnatsakanyan, G. Guiochon and R.A. Shalliker, Peak picking and the assessment of separation performance in two-dimensional high performance liquid chromatography, Analyst, 135, 1541-1550 (2010).
  58. P.G. Stevenson, M. Mnatsakanyan, A.R. Francis and R.A. Shalliker, A discussion on the process of defining 2-D separation selectivity, Journal of Separation Science, 33, 1405-1413 (2010).
  59. F. Gritti, I. Leonardis, D. Shock, P. Stevenson, A. Shalliker and G. Guiochon, Performance of columns packed with the new shell particles, Kinetex-C18, Journal of Chromatography A, 1217, 1589-1603 (2010).
  60. P.G. Stevenson and R.A. Shalliker, An illustration of the physical robustness of silica monolithic rod columns, Analytical Methods, 2, 93-95 (2010).
  61. P.G. Stevenson, A. Soliven, G.R. Dennis and R.A. Shalliker, Phenyl-type and C1 stationary phases for environmentally friendlier chromatography, Journal of Separation Science, 32, 3880-3889 (2009).
  62. P.G. Stevenson, S. Kayillo, G.R. Dennis and R.A. Shalliker, Effects of p-p interactions on the separation of PAHs on phenyl-type stationary phases, Journal of Liquid Chromatography and Related Technologies, 31, 324-347 (2008).


  1. P.G. StevensonRemoving the Guesswork from Multidimensional Chromatography, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia (2015).
  2. P.G. StevensonChromatography in the 21st Century, RMIT University, Melbourne, Vic., Australia (2014).
  3. P.G. Stevenson and X.A. Conlan, Analytical Chemistry: A View From Down Under, University of Central Lancashire, Lancashire, UK (2013).
  4. P.G. Stevenson and G. Guiochon, Data analysis in multidimensional high performance liquid chromatography, Pittcon, Orlando, Florida, USA (2012).

Conference Submissions

Oral Presentations

  1. P.G. Stevenson, An Analytical Workflow for Statistical Consultation, SCN20 – Statistical Consulting Network 2020 Meeting (2020).
  2. P.G. Stevenson, Strategies for the Data Analysis of Big Projects: A Case Study From DETECT Schools, SCN20 – Statistical Consulting Network 2020 Meeting (2020).
  3. P.G. Stevenson, M.N. Cooper, An Approach to Project Workflow for Professional Biostatistical Services, UserR!2019, Toulouse, France (2019).
  4. P.G. StevensonA Digital Stringing Protocol for Bloodstain Pattern Analysis on Complex Backgrounds, ANZFSS2016, Auckland, New Zealand (2016).
  5. P.G. StevensonFingerprint Analysis of Papaver Somniferum, RACI Analytical and Environmental Division National Symposium (Anachem2016), Flinders University City Campus, Adelaide, SA, Australia (2016).
  6. P.G. StevensonTowards the statistical classification of ICE manufacture pathways, Agilent Young Scientist Forum, Melbourne, Vic., Australia (2016).
  7. P.G. Stevenson, J. Denning, N. Burns, L. Andrighetto, X. Conlan and N. Barnett, Liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry guided column selection for two-dimensional high performance liquid chromatography, HPLC2015, Geneva, Switzerland (2015) – nominated for the 2015 Csaba Horvath Award (2015).
  8. P.G. StevensonIn silico method development for multidimensional chromatography, VSASS, online conference (2015).
  9. P.G. StevensonContributions to peak measurement and 2D-HPLC: 2008-2012, VSASS, online conference (2015).
  10. P.G. Stevenson, D.N. Bassanese and N.W. Barnett, Counter gradients in two-dimensional high performance liquid chromatography: successfully coupling incompatible systems, HPLC2014, New Orleans, LA, USA (2014).
  11. P.G. Stevenson, A. Tarafder, P.B. Filson, N. Labbe and G. Guiochon, An Economical Multidimensional Chromatographic Approach to the Analysis of Switchgrass Extractives, HPLC2013, Hobart, TAS, Australia (2013).
  12. P.G. Stevenson, A. Tarafder and G. Guiochon, A Two-dimensional Approach to the Analysis of Switchgrass Extracts, 9th Balaton symposium on high-performance separation methods, Siofok, Hungary (2013).
  13. P.G. Stevenson, G.R. Dennis and R.A. Shalliker, Optimisation of the alkyl chain spacer length on phenyl stationary phases for the industrial separation of aromatic compounds, ACROSS Symposium on Advances in Separation Science (ASASS), Hobart, Tas., Australia (2008).
  14. P.G. Stevenson, K.J. Mayfield, A. Soliven, G.R. Dennis, G. Guiochon and R.A. Shalliker, Retention behaviour of Alkyl Phenyl Stationary Phases, HPLC2008, Baltimore, MD, USA – nominated for the 2008 Csaba Horvath Award (2008).

Poster Presentations

  1. P.G. Stevenson, M.N. Cooper, An Approach to Project Workflow for Professional Biostatistical Services, 40th Annual Conference of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics, Leuven, Belgium (2019) – Winner of Best Poster Award.
  2. P. Stevenson, D. Bassanese, X. Conlan and N. Barnett, Data Pre-Processing Technique for Fast Multidimensional High Performance Liquid Chromatography, HPLC2013, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2013).
  3. P.G. Stevenson, K.J. Mayfield, A. Soliven, F. Gritti, G.R. Dennis, N. Reddy, G. Guiochon and R.A. Shalliker, Optimisation of the Alkyl Chain Spacer Length on Phenyl Stationary Phases for the Industrial Separation of Aromatic Compounds, Prep2008, San Jose, CA, USA (2008).

Editorial Articles

  1. P.G. StevensonResolving natural compound complexity with multidimensional chromatography, European Pharmaceutical Review, 25, 40-42 (2014).
  2. J. Pandohee, P.G. Stevenson, X.A. Conlan and O.A.H. Jones, Two-dimensional HPLC analysis of complex matrices using a standard 1260 Agilent Infinity LC system, Agilent and Academia Discover the World Together (2014).
  3. P.G. StevensonData processing for 2D-LC: Where are we heading?, Bioanalysis, 5, 2867-2869 (2013).
  4. P.G. StevensonSolvent Games in 2D-LC, The Analytical Scientist, 1214, 304 (2004).
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