‘Statisticians will become the heroes of the 21st century’: An interview with Open Data Institute CEO Gavin Starks
31st July 2013
The Open Data Institute officially opened on 1st October 2012 with the mission ‘to catalyse the evolution of Open Data culture’. Over the past six months, the Institute has been overwhelmed by...
“Statisticians are the modern explorers.” An interview with Professor David J. Hand
7th June 2013
In the New Year’s Honours List for 2013, Professor David J. Hand was awarded an OBE for services to research and innovation. Earlier this year he was also appointed as a non-executive director of...
“For survival, statistics as a profession needs to provide added value to fellow scientists or customers in business and industry”: An interview with Professor Ron Kenett, Winner of 2013 Greenfield Industrial Medal
24th May 2013
This year the Royal Statistical Society has awarded the Greenfield Industrial Medal to Professor Ron Kenett. The award is named after Tony Greenfield and was founded in 1991. It 'is aimed at...
Radio 4’s More or Less: Behind the scenes with presenter Tim Harford
7th March 2013
More or Less is a BBC Radio 4 programme which discusses statistical issues raised in the news, politics and everyday life, as well as what's fun about numbers. The programme was originally presented...