Statistics in Action International Workshop


  • 07 March - 10 March 2013
  • Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University, Nashik, Maharashtra, India
  • Organiser: International Statistical Institute
  • Contact: Dr Anil P. Gore
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A four-day international workshop organized by the International Statistical Institute's Outreach Committee for South Asia - supported by the World Bank Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building, in celebration of the International Year of Statistics.

Workshop program: Lectures on case studies by senior applied statisticians, presentations of research problems and data (being) gathered, discussion of appropriate statistical analysis, laboratory sessions on illustrative computations, panel discussions on international collaborations across disciplines, leading to recommendations to the ISI for activities to promote use of statistics in various walks of life (6-­‐7 hours per day).

Pre‐workshop activities: Project competitions among undergraduate and postgraduate students, teachers’ forum on problems in statistics education

Who should apply?
1) Statisticians interested in applications;
2) Biologists or Social Scientists active in research in which use of statistical tools is vital. Evidence of project work or publications will strengthen the application. (Preference is for researchers who have already gathered data and seek statistical advice or assistance);
3) Aspiring applied statisticians, research students and post­-graduate students.

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