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1 The Royal Statistical Society Advancing the science and application of statistics, and promoting use and awareness for public benefit

2 Young Statisticians’ Section (YSS) Welcome Jointly organised by: University of Manchester School of Mathematics RSS: Young Statisticians’ Section RSS: Manchester Local Group

3 Membership open to anyone with an interest in statistics 7000 members 1500 members outside the United Kingdom

4 Benefits and services Three peer-reviewed journals: Series A: Statistics in Society Series B: Statistical Methodology Series C: Applied Statistics Significance magazine Newsletter, web site, eNews Around 20 Local groups and 15 Sections and Study Groups Full voting rights in the Society elections Use of headquarters’ facilities

5 Over 100 meetings a year throughout the UK Major international conference, usually annually 2010: over 300 delegates from more than 40 countries

6 RSS 2014 International Conference Plenary speakers including Peter Hall, Tim Harford and Terry Speed Over 25 invited sessions Professional development workshops Networking opportunities Abstracts deadlines: 2 April (Contributed Talks), 30 June (Posters) Early registration deadline: 30 May 6

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8 GradStat and CStat Status GradStat = anyone with a degree with ‘sufficient’ stats component CStat = GradStat + Relevant experience (5 years+) Benefits: Shows that statisticians (you) are professionals, akin to architects, doctors, engineers and lawyers. Measure of assurance to employers, contractors and collaborators of statisticians, and a mark of accomplishment to society at large. Find out more

9 Young Statisticians’ Section (YSS)

10 The YSS aims to unite statisticians in the early stages of their careers, acting as a central resource which supports, promotes, coordinates and provides a voice for all those within the YSS community.

11 Young Statisticians’ Section (YSS) Events WhenWhatWhereMore info 3-4 April 2014 Survival Analysis for Junior Researchers conference University of Warwick warwick.ac.uk/survival 28 April - 01 May th Annual Research Students' Conference in Probability and Statistics University of Nottinghamrsc2014.co.uk 7 May 2014 Sheffield Statistics Roadshow: Journals and Funding SheffieldTBA 15 May 2014 Beyond the Two-arm RCT (joint with Primary Care SIG) Leedshttp://bit.ly/1fCmxeK 30 May 2014 YSS Funding Workshop 2014 – the Inside Scoop on Research Funding RSS, Errol Street, Londongoo.gl/ppFGDA 30 May 2014 DEADLINE: Young Statisticians’ Writing Competition 3-4 July 2014Young Statisticians’ MeetingBristol ysm2014.co.uk 1-4 Sept 2014RSS 2014 International ConferenceSheffieldrssconference.org.uk

12 Venue: Victoria Rooms, University of Bristol Registration fee before 15 th April: £100 per person Registration fee after 15 th April: £115 per person Accommodation (optional): £58/room/night Now accepting abstracts for oral and poster presentations YSM 2014 Young Statisticians’ Meeting Bristol, 3 rd -4 th July 2014

13 Young Statisticians’ Section (YSS) Networking Website - Mailing list – YOUNG-RSS through the JISCmail.ac.uk website Facebook – Add RSS Young Statisticians’ Section as a friend or join the RSS Young Statisticians’ Section group! Twitter – Matt (Chair) Órlaith (Secretary) Help us widen the network/get involved! – Talk to us after this, or !


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