Stephen Senn, Idris Eckley, Allan Reese and Michael Wallace have all been appointed to the editorial board of Significance
, the bimonthly magazine of the Royal Statistical Society and the American Statistical Association
is a former vice president of the RSS (until 2011) where he was responsible for external affairs. He is currently based in Luxembourg, where he works at the Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics at CRP-Santé
in Luxembourg, a publicly funded health care research institute. Prior to that he was a professor of statistics at the University of Glasgow. His research interests cover the design and analysis of clinical trials, ethics, meta analysis and reporting and analysing safety data. He also undertakes consultancy work in these areas.
Dr Idris Eckley
has been a senior lecturer at Lancaster University since August 2007. Prior to that, he worked as a statistical consultant at Shell and completed his PhD at the University of Bristol. Idris is currently deputy director of the STOR-i Doctoral Training Centre
and a visiting fellow of the statistics group at the University of Bristol. His primary research interests lie in the development of multiscale methods for the analysis of non-stationary time series and images.
Allan Reese is a senior statistician at Cefas, the Centre for Environment, Fisheries, and Aquaculture Sciences, where he has worked since 2003. Prior to that he worked in the Graduate Research Institute at the University of Hull. His interest in graphs for analysis and presentation goes back to the early 1980s. He has written columns for various publications including The Professional Statistician and Chance.
Michael Wallace has been a regular contributor to the Significance
website and in 2011 was runner-up in the Medical Research Council’s prestigious Max Perutz Science Writing award
. He recently completed his PhD on correction methods for measurement error problems at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and now works as a statistician in the Department of Visual Science
at City University.