DiscoverStats + StoriesThe Statistics of the (Stay-at-Home) Year | Stats + Stories Episode 169
The Statistics of the (Stay-at-Home) Year | Stats + Stories Episode 169

The Statistics of the (Stay-at-Home) Year | Stats + Stories Episode 169

Update: 2020-12-31
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This has been a year for numbers. COVID states have been a collective obsession. Vote percentages surprising. Hours spent online ... unending. The Royal Statistical Society has run the numbers and has voted for its Stats of the Year. That’s the focus of this episode Stats and Stories with guest Jennifer Rogers.

Rogers is an experienced statistical consultant who has a special interest in the development and application of novel statistical methodologies, particularly in medicine, although her portfolio of clients cuts across a wide variety of applications. She works alongside other statisticians, clinicians, computer scientists, industry experts and regulators.

Rogers is Vice President for Statistical Research and Consultancy at PHASTAR, a global contract research organisation. Rogers directs the statistical research strategy, helping the company stay at the cutting edge of new methodological advances. Rogers also regularly works with journalists to improve the reporting of statistics in the media. She is a popular statistics presenter and can often be heard on the Radio or seen on TV screens. She has made a number of appearances on BBC Radio 4's More or Less and appeared on series 42 of BBC Watchdog where she presented their "Best or Worst" segment.
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The Statistics of the (Stay-at-Home) Year | Stats + Stories Episode 169

The Statistics of the (Stay-at-Home) Year | Stats + Stories Episode 169

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