The Royal Statistical Society

The Royal Statistical Society
Advancing the science and application of statistics,
and promoting use and awareness for public benefit
Jointly organised by:
• University of Manchester School of Mathematics
• RSS: Young Statisticians’ Section
• RSS: Manchester Local Group
Young Statisticians’ Section (YSS)
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
GradStat and CStat Status
• GradStat = anyone with a degree with ‘sufficient’
stats component
•CStat = GradStat + Relevant experience (5 years+)
•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
Young Statisticians’ Section (YSS)
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
Young Statisticians’ Section (YSS)
More info
3-4 April 2014 Survival Analysis for Junior
Researchers conference
University of Warwick
28 April - 01
May 2014
37th Annual Research Students'
Conference in Probability and
Sheffield Statistics Roadshow:
Journals and Funding
University of Nottingham
15 May 2014
Beyond the Two-arm RCT (joint with
Primary Care SIG)
30 May 2014
YSS Funding Workshop 2014 – the
Inside Scoop on Research Funding
RSS, Errol Street, London
30 May 2014
DEADLINE: Young Statisticians’
Writing Competition
3-4 July 2014
Young Statisticians’ Meeting
1-4 Sept 2014
RSS 2014 International Conference
7 May 2014
Young Statisticians’ Section (YSS)
YSM 2014
Young Statisticians’ Meeting
Bristol, 3rd-4th July 2014
Venue: Victoria Rooms, University of Bristol
Registration fee before 15th April: £100 per person
Registration fee after 15th April: £115 per person
Accommodation (optional): £58/room/night
Now accepting abstracts for oral and poster presentations
Website -
Mailing list – YOUNG-RSS through the website
Facebook – Add RSS Young Statisticians’ Section as a friend
or join the RSS Young Statisticians’ Section group!
Twitter – @statsyss
Email – Matt (Chair) [email protected]
Órlaith (Secretary) [email protected]
Help us widen the network/get involved! – Talk to us after this, or email!
Young Statisticians’ Section (YSS)

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