Stats + Stories Podcast: From the Royal Statistical Society Conference


  • Author: Statistics Views
  • Date: 23 October 2019
  • Copyright: Image copyright of the Royal Statistical Society

Stats + Stories is a podcast about the statistics behind the stories and the stories behind the statistics, highlighting innovative and impactful uses of statistics in everyday life.

This week’s special episode of Stats + Stories was recorded at the annual conference of the Royal Statistical Society, which took place in Belfast this September, and is available to listen to here

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Guests include:
• Iain Flint of G’s Growers, talking about how food waste can be minimised by adapting growing programmes according to weather predictions,
• James Tucker, head of the Quality Centre and Methodology Advisory Service at the Office for National Statistics, discussing how developing techniques and technologies are being utilised in tackling emerging problems in data protection,
• And Kevin Johanson from the Expert Group on Sámi Statistics in Norway, talking about how statistics are used to improve policymaking in his work on the welfare of ethnic minorities.

Next week’s episode will also be released in collaboration with the Royal Statistical Society and Significance magazine.

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