“Statistics plays a central role in how we deal with crises and political events: Nicholas P. Jewell on being a young statistician during the AIDS epidemic
17th May 2013
Nicholas P. Jewell is Professor of Biostatistics and Statistics at the University of California, Berkeley. He was educated at the University of Edinburgh where he received a first class Honours...
“Definitely not just statisticians should read this Journal” – An insight into Research Synthesis Methods with Dr Hannah Rothstein
21st March 2013
Dr Hannah Rothstein has been appointed as the new Co-Editor-in-Chief of Research Synthesis Methods, taking over duties from Mark Lipsey this year. The Journal is the official Journal of...
‘The world is the statistician’s oyster’: Professor Valerie Isham looks back on her RSS Presidency
7th January 2013
31st December 2012 marked the last day of Professor Valerie Isham’s presidency of the Royal Statistical Society before the baton was handed over to Mr John Pullinger, with whom an interview will...
“Statistics is an evolving field, rather than a fixed toolbox”: An interview with Alan Agresti on the book he is proudest of as Wiley publishes its third edition
10th December 2012
Wiley is proud to announce this month’s release of the third edition of Categorical Data Analysis. The use of statistical methods for analysing categorical data has increased dramatically,...