The Society is keen to encourage greater public awareness of what statistics has to bring to the sciences.
The RSS has regularly contributed to:
National Science and Engineering Week...Science events for everyone
Visit the British Science Association website for more information.
Festival of Science
Visit the British Science Association website for more information. For our 2012 event at the Festival in Aberdeen, see the RSS getstats campaign webpages.
To feedback to us on our policy and activities or to suggest future activities, please contact:
Careers events and fairs in 2012 are listed here.
'Which way now?' Careers – Which Way Now?
Wednesday 7th March 1pm-2.15pm
Location: Medical Sciences A V Hill Lecture Theatre, Gower Street, London, WC1
- Introduction (Professor Valerie Isham, Dept of Statistical Sciences, UCL and President of the Royal Statistical Society)
- 'Careers for statisticians', An introduction to the new RSS careers website which features up-to-date information about the range of careers available with statistics. The new website features videos, case studies and much more (Roeland Beerten, Director, Professional and Public Affairs, Royal Statistical Society)
- 'Meet the Professionals' Two working statisticians will give an introduction to their work and how they have developed their careers (Allan Hackshaw Cancer Research UK & UCL Cancer Trials Centre, Cancer Institute, UCL and Jakub Chalupczak (BSc Statistics UCL) Underwriting Graduate RSA Group)
- 'The RSS and you: how the RSS can help you in your career' (Sarah Barker, Professional Affairs Office, Royal Statistical Society)
A lecture aimed at sixth form and GCSE students that draws out the importance and widespread applicability of statistics in a serious but accessible and entertaining way. Previous year's lectures are still available.
RSS Schools Lecture (Guy Lecture)
The official delivery of the lecture takes place at a school once in the year, and it is available for repeat deliveries at any other schools that request it. Previous year's lectures are also available
The RSS Centre for Statistical Education runs workshops and teachers days at all levels and across disciplines.