Adrian Bowman and Stephen Senn at RSS 2017 conference

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Professors Adrian Bowman and Stephen Senn are both confirmed plenary speakers at the RSS 2017 Conference. Stephen Senn will give the 36th Fisher Memorial Lecture, organised by the Fisher Memorial Trust, on the evening of Monday 4 September prior to the conference welcome reception.

They join a line-up which includes Roberto Trotta who will deliver the Significance lecture at the conference.

Adrian Bowman (pictured) is a Professor of Statistics and head of the School of Mathematics & Statistics in the University of Glasgow. He is the joint-author of a book on smoothing techniques and is very active in research, currently on environmental modelling and the analysis of anatomical shapes. Adrian also has a longstanding interest in educational technology, particularly in the role of graphics in aiding the understanding of statistical ideas. Over the years, he has had many roles within the RSS, including joint-editor of Applied Statistics, Honorary Secretary of the Research Section, member of Council, chair of the Careers Promotion Committee, Honorary Officer for Membership and Guy Lecturer.

Stephen Senn is a Swiss statistician who has worked for the National Health Service in England, the Swiss pharmaceutical industry and has held various academic posts in Scotland and England. He is currently head of the Competence Center for Methodology and Statistics at the Luxembourg Institute of Health, a publicly funded healthcare research institute in Luxembourg. He is the author of Dicing with Death and captained the RSS team that reached the final of University Challenge the Professionals in 2006.

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