Why do we need disability data? - Making disability visible in statistics (Part 3)
Why do we need disability data? - Making disability visible in statistics (Part 3)
Speaker: Myer Glickman, Head of Quality and Methods, Health Analysis and Life Events Division, Office for National Statistics To mark the 2018 Global Disability summit in London the International Development Section of the Royal Statistical Society organised an event about the coverage of disabili...
The Washington group on disability statistics - Making disability visible in statistics (Part 2)
The Washington group on disability statistics - Making disability visible in statistics (Part 2)
Speaker: Jennifer Madans, UN Washington Group on Disability Statistics To mark the 2018 Global Disability summit in London the International Development Section of the Royal Statistical Society organised an event about the coverage of disability in development data. Our events: https://www.statsli...
Model Disability Survey - Making disability visible in statistics (Part 1)
Model Disability Survey - Making disability visible in statistics (Part 1)
Speaker: Alarcos Cieza, Co-ordinator Disability and Rehabilitation in the World Health Organisation To mark the 2018 Global Disability summit in London the International Development Section of the Royal Statistical Society organised an event about the coverage of disability in development data. O...
Data Science of urban movement
Data Science of urban movement
Speakers: - David MacArthur (University of Glasgow), Exploring the relationship between Strava ciclysts and all cyclists - Yeran Sun (University of Glasgow), A big data approach to studies of cycling and air pollution exposure: a case study using Strava metro data - David MacArthur (University of ...
Financing companies
Financing companies
Speakers: - Sean Harkin (University of Edinburgh) - Simultaneity of Bank Risk and Return - Michelle Greenidge (MLG STATISTICAL SERVICES), Small datasets – Analyses & Strategies in Corporate Banking - William Fite (Cahokia Point), Applying Airline Optimization Modeling to Finance Companies A Bank'...
Get involved
Get involved
Join us to find out how young statisticians can get more involved with the RSS and its initiatives through the following schemes: - Laura Bonnett (University of Liverpool), STEM Ambassadors - Karen Facey (RSS Honorary Officer for Sections & Groups), Sections and Local Groups - Emanuele Giorgi (La...
Tools that statisticians need to work as a Data Scientist
Tools that statisticians need to work as a Data Scientist
Aimee Gott - Mango Solutions What does a statistician need to know about machine learning? The rise of data science has changed the way in which we, as statisticians, need to think and work. New techniques are augmenting those of traditional statistics but they come with challenges for the statistic...
New Approaches to Statistical Capacity Development
New Approaches to Statistical Capacity Development
Reliable regular data are key to our understanding of societies and economies, and the demands for such data are ever-increasing. But not all statistical offices and statistical systems are able to meet that demand. PARIS21, who have been working in statistical capacity development for nearly 20 yea...
Survival analysis: beyond proportional hazards
Survival analysis: beyond proportional hazards
The session will consider some of the statistical challenges facing analysts when trying to estimate the comparative effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of treatments that may improve survival. These analyses require statistical methods that go beyond the estimation of hazard ratios within trials. ...
2018 Beveridge Lecture: Other truths are available
2018 Beveridge Lecture: Other truths are available
The 2018 speaker was Will Moy, Director of Full Fact, the independent charity that tackles misinformation and disinformation. 'Ignorance' is one of the five 'giant evils' the world needs to conquer, William Beveridge said 76 years ago. It still is. Mistaken or malicious misinformation can change ...