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  • Senior Statistician

    Salary: £40,885– £46,016pa + benefits; placement is on scale according to qualifications and experience. Based out of Slough, York or Llanelli. NFER is an independent research organisation which undertakes projects in all sectors of education. We are committed to the continuing improvement of education and training for all children, young people and to providing support…

    • National Foundation for Educational Research
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Data Scientist

    London Up to £55k plus package The Company The UK’s leading asset analytics and technology consultancy for physical infrastructure. In the past five years it has grown into a team of c 100 people, achieving and maintaining a fast-paced start-up mentality within a large infrastructure operation. Its’ cross-discipline team provides a unique perspective on capital…

    • Cavendish Maine
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 4 weeks remaining
  • Chief of Statistics

    The U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine invite applications for a Chief of Statistics position at the Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF) in Hiroshima, Japan. The successful candidate will lead the Department of Statistics, actively participating in statistical research on three large prospective cohorts of Japanese atomic bomb survivors and their offspring: Life…

    • The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering & Medicine
    • Hiroshima, Japan
    • Asia
    • 4 weeks remaining
  • Statistical Programming Training Fellowship

    The University of Oxford, Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH) contains world-renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. The Statistical Programming Training Fellowship scheme within the CTSU represents an exciting opportunity to support post-Master’s statisticians in a period of early career training. The aim of the scheme…

    • University of Oxford 
    • Oxford, UK
    • UK
    • 3 months remaining
  • Statistical Officers

    Can you tell a story with statistics?  Bristol, South West : High Wycombe, South East : Portsmouth, South East : Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands Are you passionate about statistics and want to use them to support better decision making. Right now the Ministry of Defence are looking for graduates from a range of analytical backgrounds…

    • Ministry of Defence
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Lead Epidemiologist & Statistician

    Role Objective Play a key role in the development of real world data generation and Medical Affairs studies Conduct research on epidemiologic and outcomes data, compile respective information in comprehensive reports and publications Develop and review study designs and synopsis protocols, clinical study reports, and other regulatory submission documents, ensuring accurate and statistically valid deliverables…

    • Takeda Pharmaceutical
    • Zürich, ZH
    • Europe
    • 3 weeks remaining
  • Principal Researcher

    The Commission is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to make it more representative of society at all levels. Applications are therefore welcomed from as diverse a range of applicants as possible. The Commission is committed to offering roles on flexible working patterns wherever possible. This includes making roles available on a part…

    • The Equality and Human Rights Commission
    • Manchester, UK
    • UK
    • 3 weeks remaining
  • Data & Analytics Analyst

    Join us as a Data & Analytics Analyst in Edinburgh, Bristol or Cardiff Take on a new challenge in a cutting edge Data & Analytics team and help us shape the future of our business Supporting our Personal & Business Banking business, you’ll be analysing data from a range of sources to help us plan and…

    • RBS
    • Edinburgh, Scotland
    • Cardiff, Wales
    • UK
    • 3 weeks remaining
  • Head of Research

    Fixed term – until March 2019 with opportunity for contract extension Full-time, starting with immediate effect. Salary: competitive Application deadline: 26 January 2018 We are seeking an experienced candidate to help build a world class hub providing independent, trusted and rigorous evidence on screen skills needs for use by the screen sector. The role must…

    • Creative Skillset
    • London, Euston
    • UK
    • 3 days remaining
  • Senior Systems Data Integrity Analyst

    An ever-evolving heritage. A truly exciting future. Two of the world’s most iconic brands. Jaguar Land Rover is revered across the globe. Continually pushing the boundaries of innovation and redefining the benchmark for excellence, we set the standards others want to follow. We want to keep it that way too. Which is where you join…

    • Jaguar Land Rover
    • Coventry, GB
    • UK
    • 1 week remaining
  • Statistician

    Do you want to work for a global leader in the characterisation, standardisation and control of biological medicines? We have a fantastic opportunity to join our workforce as a Statistician. The National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) plays a major role in assuring the quality of biological medicines worldwide through the provision of…

    • MHRA
    • Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
    • UK
    • 6 days remaining
  • Assistant Professor (Biostatistics)

    The University of Hawaii at Manoa, Office of Public Health studies (OPHS) ( is a vibrant and growing department, with 20 full-time faculty members. There is active collaboration with many faculty members in other departments and centers of the University. OPHS has multiple externally funded research projects involving various aspects of public health including health…

    • The University of Hawaii
    • Honolulu, Hawaii
    • North America
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Head Statistician

    The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) is Singapore’s lead government agency for economic-oriented Research and Development (R&D). We advance science and develop innovative technology to further economic growth and improve lives. For more information about A*STAR, please visit: Job Summary: The incumbent will be responsible for the management of large and complex datasets,…

    • The Agency for Science, Technology and Research
    • Singapore
    • Asia
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Senior Lectureships in Statistics

    University College Cork wishes to make two permanent senior lectureships in Statistics appointments within the School of Mathematical Sciences ( These positions will play an important role in the development of the Statistics Department, including supporting its responsibilities for delivery of the core technical syllabus of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries and associated programme accreditation. Reporting…

    • University College Cork
    • Cork, Ireland
    • Europe
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Head of Research Strategy

    About the Debt Management Office As the Government’s debt and cash manager, the DMO aims, with HM Treasury, to lead, develop and deliver the Government’s debt, cash and balance sheet management objectives. It also administers the Public Works Loan Board’s lending to local government and provides fund management services for a number of public sector…

    • UK Debt Management Office
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Statistician- Forecasting

    ASOS is one of the UK’s top fashion and beauty destinations, expanding globally at a rapid pace. Our values are to be authentic, brave and creative, and we live and breathe these in everything we do. Digital Experience at ASOS is all about finding new ways to improve our customers’ shopping experiences. Thinking about what…

    • London, GB
    • UK
    • 1 week remaining
  • Workflow Data & Insight Analyst

    Overview Salary £25,000 to £35,0000 for the right person Permanent – Fulltime Location: Leicester (LE19 1SZ) or Hattersley (SK14 3QU) The Workflow Data & Insight Analyst will support and design UK Business Workflow across Credit & Collections. The analyst will be a business and technical expert in their field and will work closely with other…

    • British Gas
    • Leicester, LE19 1SZ
    • Hattersley, SK14 3QU
    • UK
    • 5 days remaining
  • Professorship in Mathematics/Statistics

    Sino-U.S. College (SUC) is an institute of academic education established in October 2016. by Beijing Institute of Technology, Zhuhai for collaborations with American universities. SUC has developed several joint programs with American universities, such as The University of New Mexico, Georgetown University, etc. SUC will develop more joint programs with American universities in next few…

    • Beijing Institute of Technology, Sino-U.S. College
    • Zhuhai, China
    • Asia
    • 5 days remaining
  • Lecturer in Statistics

    The Faculty of Science at the University of Auckland is the largest and most highly ranked science faculty in New Zealand. The Faculty of Science is ranked among the 90 science facilities worldwide by the QS World University Rankings. The 10 departments and schools that form the Faculty of Science represent the breadth and diversity…

    • University of Auckland
    • Auckland, New Zealand 
    • Australasia
    • 1 week remaining
  • Senior Research and Statistical Analyst – Crime

    Salary: £37,406 per annum pro rata Grade: 7 Contract Type: 37 hours per week, Fixed Term Contract until 30/06/2017 GLA Reference: GLA2033 Would you like to use your expertise in crime, multi-agency data, and statistics and GIS, to identify and respond to crime and disorder trends in London? The Strategic Crime Analysis team provides high quality data and analysis…

    • GLA
    • London
    • UK


Should We Change the Name of the Field of Statistics to “Data Science”?

Most fields of science have names that are neutral, being merely names. For example, the names “physics” and “biology” are neutral names for two large fields of science. In contrast, the name “statistics” is ambiguous. And, arguably, the ambiguity generates a negative perception of the field. So it is sensible to consider changing the name. The name “statistics” is ambiguous…

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Does it still pay to be green on Britain’s roads?

What’s changed? On April 1st 2017, the UK government introduced changes to Vehicle Excise Duty (VED). VED has undergone several evolutions in recent years. In 2001, VED was reformed to reflect CO2 emissions rates per kilometre, with 13 bands of increasing CO2 emissions incurring increasing VED costs. The scheme was further reformed in 2013, to…

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E-commerce Parcel Delivery: Problems and Possible Solutions

Online shopping and parcel delivery The quality of parcel delivery has become extremely important as more and more people shop online. In the UK, 3 in every 4 adults made an online purchase in 2016, receiving in total over 1 billion parcels. By 2018, the e-commerce market is expected to grow by about one third,…

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