Archives for September 2015

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS: 5th Biennial ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference 2016

FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS: 5th Biennial ACSPRI Social Science Methodology Conference 2016 Theme: Social science in Australia: 40 years on Conference dates: Tuesday July 19 – Friday July 22, 2016 Venue: The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia The call for abstracts of papers and/or full papers is now open (Wednesday September 23, 2015) and will […]

61st ISI World Statistics Congress 2017 – Marrakech, Morocco: Invited Paper Sessions (IPS) and Special Topic Sessions (STS)

61st ISI World Statistics Congress 2017 – Marrakech, Morocco: Invited Paper Sessions (IPS) and Special Topic Sessions (STS) The system for the submission of proposals for Invited Paper Sessions (IPS) and Special Topic Sessions (STS) for the 61st ISI WSC 2017 in Marrakech, Morocco will open on 1 November 2015. The Chair of the Scientific […]

World Statistics Day

This morning I received the following email from the American Statistical Association which may be of interest to the writer within you: “The News From The World of Statistics e-newsletter is planning to feature World Statistics Day-related articles written by representatives of organizations participating in The World of Statistics in a special October 20 issue. […]

Mining the Internet of Everything

The June meeting of the Canberra Branch was held in conjunction with the Institute of Analytics Professionals Australia (IAPA). Dr Ric Clarke, of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), spoke on ‘Mining the Internet of Everything (IoE) – Official Statistics in the Information Age’. He described the Internet of Everything as a unified web of […]

Statistician Among Top Three Jobs for Millennials

Young Invincibles, an advocacy group focused on economic issues facing young adults, recently ranked the best jobs for Millennials, and statistician tied for third place, beating out better-known jobs like computer scientist, software developer, and even public relations manager. Young people are increasingly concerned about economic security and employment prospects, according to the group, which […]

And the winner is… Australia!

The votes are in for the International Statistical Literacy Project, and our fledgling National Secondary Schools Poster Competition has produced a winner on the world stage in just its first year! The Junior Division Winners from the 2014 Australian National Secondary Schools Poster Competition (Year 10 students from Lisarow High School, Central Coast, NSW) were […]

Upcoming NIASRA events

NIASRA will be running three short courses at the Sydney Business School, Circular Quay in October and December 2015. The Questionnaire Revealed: Questionnaire Design & Testing Pamela Campanelli Sydney Business School, Circular Quay Thursday and Friday, 15-16 October 2015 $1400($1200 SSAI members, $800 students) Internet Surveys: Visual Design and Implementation Pamela Campanelli Sydney Business School, […]

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