RSS Members' Week: Membership: It’s all about you

Written by Nicola Emmerson on . Posted in Features

Our first RSS Members’ Week is almost at an end and we hope that you have been able to participate: members are at the heart of all our activities and we could not achieve our objectives and goals without the valuable support, energy, expertise and commitment you give to the Society. So first and foremost, a huge thank you to all RSS members!

During the week there have been a variety of activities which members could join in – whether by attending an event or reading a journal or Significance article, we hope you embraced the opportunity to get involved and show your support for the RSS. If you’ve missed any of the week’s activities, take a look at our website or check out our accounts on Facebook and Twitter.

RSS Members' Week: Connecting with your Peers

Written by Web News Editor on . Posted in Features

There are many ways for our members to connect with each other. We run regular events and our members can get involved in sections and local groups to meet fellow statisticians, data scientists and other stats fanatics face-to-face. We appreciate, however, that not everyone has time to attend events or meetings on a regular basis so there are others way for you to connect with fellow members. 

Fellows Directory

All fellows have access to our online fellows’ directory in MyRSS, which allows you to search for other fellows by name, location and/or interests. This is an opt-in list and you can update your profile whenever you wish through the ‘listings’ tab in MyRSS. You have the option to show as little or as much information about yourself as you like and members can contact you using the details you allow us to show. This is a great way to connect with fellows in your local area or who share your areas of interest.

Consultants Directory

The Consultants Directory is list of our Chartered Statisticians who are professionally active and available to undertake consultancy work. It’s publicly available on our website and allows users to search and contact our professionally qualified members for help with statistical work. This is another opt-in list and CStats are invited to keep their details up to date, including their areas of specialism, if they’re happy to be contacted about consultancy opportunities. The RSS Consultants Directory can be found on the RSS website at


RSS Members' Week: Speaking for statistics: The RSS statistical ambassador initiative

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The RSS statistical ambassador initiative was launched in 2014 to support and assist career-young statisticians who wish to engage with public audiences about statistical matters through the media, in person, or online.

Our third cohort of statistical ambassadors were selected earlier this year – check out the video below to hear their thought on why it’s such an important scheme.

RSS Members' Week: Want to write for Significance Magazine?

Written by Brian Tarran on . Posted in Features

Significance editor Brian Tarran explains how members can get involved with writing for the RSS and ASA flagship statistics magazine.

As a member of the Royal Statistical Society (RSS), we hope you enjoy reading each issue of Significance. But have you ever considered writing for the magazine?

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