Is statistics good for your health? Minding your Ps and Rs
Is statistics good for your health? Minding your Ps and Rs
Health related research affects large numbers of people. The design, analysis and reporting of that research are inherently statistical although much medical research does not involve statisticians. Errors in research conduct or reporting are widespread; they can harm future patients in tangible way...
Excellence in Official Statistics – engagement, insight and building trust
Excellence in Official Statistics – engagement, insight and building trust
Speakers: Alastair McAlpine, Scottish Government, Laura Watson-Heard, Department for Work and Pensions, Ian Polanowski, Health and Safety Executive, Rob Green, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government The RSS Official Statistics Awards, jointly awarded by the RSS and by the UK Statisti...
From start to finish: a framework for the production of small area official statistics
From start to finish: a framework for the production of small area official statistics
Speaker: Angela Luna (University of Southampton) Small area estimation is a research area in official and survey statistics of great practical relevance for national statistical institutes and related organizations. Despite rapid developments in methodology and software, researchers and users would...
Missing data in clinical trials: making the best of what we haven’t got
Missing data in clinical trials: making the best of what we haven’t got
Missing data in clinical trials: making the best of what we haven’t got Speaker: Michael O’Kelly (Principal Scientific Advisor, IQVIA) Researchers in the last twenty years have come up with a snowstorm of ideas about how to interpret the results of clinical trials that have missing data. Micha...
Discussion meeting overview: The statistical analysis of acoustic phonetic data...
Discussion meeting overview: The statistical analysis of acoustic phonetic data...
Discussion Meeting Overview: The statistical analysis of acoustic phonetic data - exploring differences between spoken Romance Speakers: Dr Ben Powell (University of York): “Spectral Representations and their Properties” Dr Davide Pigoli (King’s College London): “Introduction and Backgrou...
The statistical analysis of acoustic phonetic data. Exploring differences between spoken...
The statistical analysis of acoustic phonetic data. Exploring differences between spoken...
The statistical analysis of acoustic phonetic data - exploring differences between spoken Romance languages Speakers: Davide Pigoli (King’s College London) Pantelis Z Hadjipantelis (University of California at Davis) John S Coleman (University of Oxford) John A D Aston (University of Cambridge) ...
The career value of effective communication skills: case studies
The career value of effective communication skills: case studies
The career value of effective communication skills: case studies from the RSS statistical ambassadors programme Speakers: Robert Cuffe (BBC News) Liberty Vittert (University of Glasgow) David Beckett (Office for National Statistics) The RSS statistical ambassadors programme is helping early-career...
Significance lecture
Significance lecture
If you don't need (astro)statistics, you have done the worn experiment Roberto Trotta , Imperial College London
Statistical Excellence Award for Early Career Writing 2018
Statistical Excellence Award for Early Career Writing 2018
Writing Webinar for the Statistical Excellence Award for Early Career Writing competition with Significance Magazine and the Young Statisticians Section (YSS). The webinar will provide invaluable advice and motivation to those interested in the 2018 Writing Competition for Early-Career Statistician...
Optimal treatment allocations in space and time for on-line control of an emerging...
Optimal treatment allocations in space and time for on-line control of an emerging...
Optimal treatment allocations in space and time for on-line control of an emerging infectious disease Speakers: Eric B Laber, Nick J Meyer, Brian J Reich, Krishna Pacifici (North Carolina State University, Raleigh), Jaime A Collazo (US Geological Survey North Carolina Fish and Wildlife Research U...