RSS in the news

20 July 2018
The Verdict: Britain needs to improve data skills to survive post-Brexit

17 July 2018
Civil Service World: Defra celebrates statistics success

11 July 2018
Research Fortnight: The head of the Royal Statistical Society tells Daniel Cressey about public engagement and shaping policy in the age of big data (paywall)

14 June 2018
Times Higher Education: Laurie Taylor - The official weekly newsletter of the University of Poppleton (paywall)

7 June 2018
Times Higher Education: Guy Nason - For statistical prowess, the TEF does not even get bronze (paywall)
GQ: Alastair Campbell vs The Daily Mail

1 June 2018
The Guardian: Hetan Shah - Awarding university subjects gold medals is deeply flawed

29 May 2018
The Hindu: Data in a post-truth age
The Financial Times: Tim Gardam - Embed ethical thinking in tech culture (paywall)

23 May 2018
The Register:'s use of black box algorithms to decide stuff needs watching
City AM: The algorithmic society is upon us – time to learn how to shape it

11 May 2018
The Telegraph: Absurd that government uses flawed measure for student loan interest rates (paywall)
The I: Nicky Morgan: The Government must reconsider absurd measure used to set high-interest rates on student loans

25 April 2018
Wonkhe: Universities’ evolving role in the ethics of data and artificial intelligence

20 April 2018
The Times: Definitely not OK - Ryanair’s latest claim (paywall)

18 April 2018
Womanthology: Celebrating awesome women in mathematics from around the globe

12 April 2018
Civil Service World: Civil servants subject to three-week local election purdah period from today

7 April 2018
The Times: Gender pay gap: Strange data shows something is not quite right (paywall)

3 April 2018
Campaign Live: Royal Statistical Society calls for tougher advertising code

31 March 2018
The Times: Big Brother is watching. And we’re next (paywall)

28 March 2018
Computer Weekly: £5m Ada Lovelace Institute launched to look into data ethics

27 March 2018
Nature: Hetan Shah: Use our personal data for the common good

9 March 2018
The Horwich Advertiser: Dr Ralph delivers Royal Statistical Society Lecture

25 February 2018
The Sunday Times: Highlight the negative and you risk damaging your wealth (paywall)

15 February 2018
The Guardian: The Royal Statistical Society Christmas quiz 2017: belated answers

8 February 2018
The Financial Times: A guide to statistics in a misleading age - Tim Harford (paywall)

29 January 2018
The Financial Times: ONS says data errors undermine UK emphasis on services (paywall)

17 January 2018
Civil Service World: RSS and UKSA award seeks to find the best use of official statistics

12 January 2018
Times Higher Education: A not-so-fond farewell to universities minister Jo Johnson (paywall)

9 January 2018
Daily Mail Online: RIP for the RPI?

4 January 2018
Bournemouth Daily Echo: 'Clearly overwhelming' opposition to hospital plans, says professor
St Albans & Harpenden Review: Greener than you thought!

3 January 2018
BBC News: The illusion of a concrete Britain

31 December 2017
BBC More or Less World Service: Statistics of the Year 2017

26 December 2017
This is Money: Another year, another unfair rail fare hike

21 December 2017
The Guardian: The Royal Statistical Society’s Annual Christmas Quiz

18 December 2017
Daily Mail Online: Statistics reveal more US citizens are killed by lawnmowers than Jihadi terrorists on average each year

Financial Times: Best statistics of 2017 are 69 and 0.1 (paywall)

The Sun: Americans are 34 times more likely to be killed each year by lawnmowers than jihadis

The Irish Times: Americans more likely to be killed by lawnmowers than foreign terrorists

19 December 2017
Independent: Kim Kardashian's tweet named statistic of the year

The Times: The year in statistics - It had a mean streak (paywall)

BBC Newsbeat: Kim Kardashian's tweet is awarded stat of the year

6 December 2017
The Guardian: Letter to the Editor: RPI no longer fit for deciding rail fare rises

29 November 2017
The New Statesman: Slaying the Five Giants: the 75th anniversary of the Beveridge Report

The Register: Why the new data ethics centre needs clout

UK Authority: UK to get national advisory body for data and AI

23 November 2017
Civil Service World: Department for Education ‘risks losing trust’ with another stats breach

Schools Week: DfE reprimanded by UK Statistics Authority

17 November 2017
Civil Service World: Hetan Shah: why the election showed purdah rules need to be reformed

15 November 2017
The Telegraph: Letter to the Editor: Taken for a ride by the Government’s inflation fix (paywall)

31 October 2017
The Register: Health quango: Booze 'evidence' not Puritan enough

20 October 2017
The Law Society Gazette: Lies and statistics: advocates get help with statistical evidence

BBC Radio 4 The Today Programme: Puzzle for Today

17 October 2017
The Guardian: Maths graduates wanted

11 October 2017
Financial Times: Inflation isn’t what it used to be — and we’re poorer for it (paywall)

5 October 2017
Prospect Magazine: The future will be data-driven (paywall)

4 October 2017
The Washington Post: Americans who live closer to a mass shooting are more likely to support gun regulation

30 September 2017
BBC News Online: A halt to the spin cycle

29 September 2017
City AM: Editor’s Notes

26 September 2017
City AM: How to end politicians’ misuse of statistics and restore faith in data

25 September 2017
PHYS.ORG: Just what is our problem with numbers? An interview with Dr Jennifer Rogers

Evening Express: System ‘undermines public trust’ in statistics, MSPs told

19 September 2017
The Times: How Boris got his numbers wrong (paywall)

Financial Times: Academics urge universities’ pension fund to explain shortfall (paywall)

18 September 2017
BuzzFeed: Four Days Until Theresa May's Brexit Speech And It's All Going Really Well

Financial Times: Boris Johnson’s Brexit claim displease UK statistics watchdog (paywall)

17 September 2017
Independent: Christmas is a popular search term - and it's only September

The Guardian: Row grows over Boris Johnson £350m post-Brexit claim

The Telegraph: Boris Johnson accuses statistics regulator of 'wilfully distorting' his words  (paywall)

14 September 2017
The Guardian: Statistical vigilantes: the war on scientific fraud – Science Weekly podcast

8 September 2017
City AM: Hetan Shah: Time for an updated inflation index

4 September 2017
The Scottish Herald: Expert warns over dumping information on patients

3 September 2017
The Mail on Sunday: Expert demands urgent probe into NHS 'avoidable' fatalities

31 August 2017
City AM: Statistics boss slam Home Office migration data leaks

The Guardian: UK Statistics Authority Chair criticises Home Office migration statistics leak

29 August 2017
Civil Service World: Hetan Shah: Lessons for Whitehall from the migration statistics fiasco

24 August 2017
The Economist: A letter to the Editor from Tony Cox, Chair of the RPI/CPI User Group (paywall)

20 August 2017
The Telegraph: Thousands of students set to receive wrong grades, experts warn (paywall)

12 August 2017
The Sunday Telegraph: Letters: knowing the price (paywall)

10 August 2017
Time Higher Education: Student activism has shown its power (paywall)