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 ...
Best of MathSport International
Best of MathSport International
- Detecting Tennis Match-Fixing in In-Play Markets, Oliver Hatfield - On scoring rates and competitive balance in international rugby union, Phil Scarf - The Nappy Factor in Gold: The Effect of Children on the Sporting Performance of Professional Golfers, Tony Syme
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...