Presentation on theme: "The Royal Statistical Society Advancing the science and application of statistics, and promoting use and awareness for public benefit."— Presentation transcript:
The Royal Statistical Society Advancing the science and application of statistics, and promoting use and awareness for public benefit
Young Statisticians’ Section (YSS) Welcome Jointly organised by: University of Manchester School of Mathematics RSS: Young Statisticians’ Section RSS: Manchester Local Group
Membership open to anyone with an interest in statistics 7000 members 1500 members outside the United Kingdom
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
Over 100 meetings a year throughout the UK Major international conference, usually annually 2010: over 300 delegates from more than 40 countries
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
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 www.rss.org.ukwww.rss.org.uk
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.
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 2014 37th 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 http://goo.gl/CRCNLP 3-4 July 2014Young Statisticians’ MeetingBristol ysm2014.co.uk 1-4 Sept 2014RSS 2014 International ConferenceSheffieldrssconference.org.uk
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 www.ysm2014.co.uk YSM 2014 Young Statisticians’ Meeting Bristol, 3 rd -4 th July 2014
Young Statisticians’ Section (YSS) Networking Website - www.rss.org.uk/yss 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 – @statsyss Email – Matt (Chair) firstname.lastname@example.org@manchester.ac.uk Órlaith (Secretary) email@example.com@dph.ox.ac.uk Help us widen the network/get involved! – Talk to us after this, or email!