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  • Senior Statistician

    Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs From £34,490 (National) £37,240 (London) Locations: Bristol (BS1 5AH) London (SW1P 3JR) York (YO1 7PX) 2 year fixed term with potential for extension or permanency  The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is responsible for managing a wide range of issues that profoundly impact on the…

    • The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
    • London, UK
    • Bristol, York
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Associate/Assistant Professor in Statistics and Data Analysis

    DTU Compute’s Section for Statistics and Data Analysis, invites applications for an appointment as an Associate or Assistant Professor within Statistics and Data Analysis. The position is available from June 1, 2018 or according to mutual agreement. Our department DTU Compute is an internationally unique academic environment spanning the science disciplines: mathematics, statistics and computer…

    • University of Denmark
    • Lyngby, Denmark
    • Europe
    • 4 weeks remaining
  • Senior Data Scientist

    Ref: 18000084 | Salary: £52,896 – £57,705 Description West Midlands Police are seeking two Senior Data Scientists to join our newly formed Data Analytics Lab based in central Birmingham. In this pioneering role you be a key in supporting the development of West Midlands Police’s data science capability. Here at West Midlands Police (WMP), we serve…

    • West Midlands Police
    • Birmingham, UK
    • UK
    • 3 weeks remaining
  • Senior Data Analyst / Database Developer / Manager

    We have an amazing opportunity to work within one of the fastest growing digital health companies in the UK, my mhealth Ltd. This opportunity will enable you to develop your career in a company that is a leading the way in the digital health revolution, redefining the way care is delivered, and empowering patients to…

    • my mhealth Ltd
    • Bournemouth, UK
    • UK
    • 4 weeks remaining
  • Econometrician/Statistician and Senior Econometrician/Statistician

    Hours: Full-time and part-time (minimum 60% FTE) Positions available: Econometrician/Statistician: £30,000 pa – £40,000 pa; Senior Econometrician/Statistician: £50,000 pa – £60,000 pa depending on qualifications and previous experience. Start date: Positions available immediately. About Simetrica Simetrica is an innovative and expanding research consultancy with renowned expertise in policy evaluation and social impact measurement. We are a firm…

    • Simetrica
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Lead Data Scientist

    Grow with us as a Lead Data Scientist, supporting the European IT team and collaborating with the business to provide insights and answer questions through the use of data mining techniques, including pattern detection, graph analysis or statistical analysis – extracting usable knowledge from complex datasets. The Lead Data Scientist will exercise their knowledge of…

    • Kellogg's
    • Manchester, UK
    • UK
    • 3 weeks remaining
  • Statistical Programmer/Data Scientist

    The Nuffield Department of Population Health (NDPH) contains world-renowned population health research groups and provides an excellent environment for multi-disciplinary research and teaching. Based within NDPH, The Translational Epidemiology Unit (TEU) establishes causes of disease and translates epidemiologic findings to population-wide interventions to improve the public health through precision prevention. As a Statistical Programmer/Data Scientist…

    • University of Oxford
    • Oxford, UK
    • UK
    • 3 weeks remaining
  • Research Fellow 

    £32,548- £38,833 Research fellow in computational statistics for livestock health and production We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic researcher with experience in statistical inference and computational modelling to join the group led by Dr Andrea Doeschl-Wilson at the Genetics and Genomics Division of The Roslin Institute and Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies,…

    • University of Edinburgh
    • Edinburgh, Scotland
    • UK
    • 7 days remaining
  • Environmental Statistician

    Based in Keyworth, Nottingham £28,200 to £38,254 per annum Open Ended, Full Time UK Research and Innovation is a new entity that brings together nine partners to create an independent organisation with a strong voice for research and innovation, and a vision to ensure the UK maintains its world-leading position in research and innovation. More…

    • The British Geological Survey
    • Keyworth, Nottingham
    • UK
    • 2 days remaining
  • Big Data Engineer

    Funding Circle brings together small businesses and investors in a way that is truly revolutionary. Our mission is to foster an environment where small business can thrive. Our online platform provides a marketplace where investors receive better returns and small businesses find lower rates. The driving force behind our product is our engineering team; we…

    • Funding Circle
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 3 weeks remaining
  • Statistician

    The Central South Consortium, comprising the five Local Authorities of Bridgend, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf, and Vale of Glamorgan, is working in partnership to deliver ambitious arrangements for school improvement through the Central South Wales Challenge. Collectively with our schools, we are determined that all children and young people, in every school, will…

    • Rhondda Cynon Taf
    • Nantgarw, Wales
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Econometric Modelling Analyst

    An exciting opportunity to be part of a team supporting the econometric analysis of the British Gas portfolio of products and services, helping to shape the business strategy, and improve the modelling capability. The purpose of this role is to build econometric models to help with the understanding of the key drivers of sales and…

    • British Gas
    • Staines, UK
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Research Analyst

    The Investment Association (IA) represents UK investment managers. Our 240 members collectively manage over £6.9 trillion on behalf of customers in the UK and around the world making this the largest industry of its kind in Europe and the second largest worldwide.  The Research and Statistics (R&S) team sits at the heart of the organisation…

    • The Investment Association
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Climate Data Processing Engineer (VN18 31)

    Help us to develop climate information services from satellite observations and climate data records. To learn more and apply on-line, please visit https://onlineapplication.eumetsat.int – reference VN18 31 Bringing together the resources of 30 member states, we observe the atmosphere, ocean, and land surfaces from space using a system of satellites 365 days a year. Our…

    • EUMETSAT
    • Darmstadt, Germany
    • Europe
    • 1 week remaining
  • Data Insight Executive

    About Capita | ParkingEye  ParkingEye (part of Capita) is the market leading car park management company. ParkingEye not only provide full circle car park management services but also real-time statistical and management information to clients across both the public and private sector utilising the latest in Automatic Number Plate Recognition technology. Managing the largest private…

    • Capita
    • Chorley, Greater Manchester
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • PhD and Postdoctoral positions in biostatistics

    Regional Research Support (FST) is part of the Oslo Hospital Services division at Oslo University Hospital. The unit delivers services and advice to research groups and employees at Oslo University Hospital and other hospitals that are part of the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority. FST consist of the following 5 departments; Research Administration & Biobank,…

    • Oslo University Hospital
    • Oslo, NO
    • Europe
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Software Developer (Computational Statistics/Machine Learning)

    NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables nearly 700 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business. NCR solutions run the everyday transactions that make your…

    • NCR Corporation
    • Dundee, Scotland
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Head of Insights & Analytics

    Working in the Retail Commercial team, this role involves leading a team of analysts (London/Dublin based) to provide usable insights and analytics to drive decision making across all areas of Retail including Commercial, Marketing, Product Development, Operations and Finance. You will play a key role in profitability analysis, betting pattern analytics, offer & pricing optimization…

    • Paddy Power Betfair
    • Dublin, Ireland
    • Europe
    • 1 week remaining
  • Statistician

    Successful candidates for roles based in our 2 Marsham Street building must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is counter-terrorist check and the process can take up to 8 weeks to complete. You are therefore required to complete the attached Annex A form (PART A ONLY) and…

    • Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 6 days remaining
  • Senior Data Analyst

    BBC Archives manages one of the world’s largest multimedia archives. Our mission is to archive, preserve and store content so that the BBC has an enduring and accessible cultural memory. Our role is to ensure that the BBC has long-term, useable and high quality collections and we proactively embrace digital curation and cross-platform archiving. The…

    • BBC
    • Perivale, London
    • UK
    • 2 days remaining
  • Analyst Predictive Modelling, Statistics & Machine Learning

    BCG’s Advanced Analytics group GAMMA Solutions & Services delivers powerful analytics-based insights designed to help our clients tackle their most pressing business problems. We partner with BCG case teams and practices across the full analytics value chain: Framing new business challenges, building fact-bases, designing innovative analytics workflows, training colleagues in new methodologies and interpreting findings…

    • The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
    • Munich, Germany
    • Europe

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Plastic litter in the UK – any solutions?

Empty plastic bottles on the streets and plastic litter debris in the wider environment are an unfortunate persistent problem of our days. While much is done in the UK to tackle plastic litter through household waste collection and recycling, and special waste collection programmes for businesses, plastic litter is still an issue. In the UK,…

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The Rise of Telemedicine

In a previous blog we discussed the pros and cons of remote working.[1] But what about being on the receiving end of a remote service, such as healthcare? Telemedicine is the remote provision of healthcare services using information and communication technologies such as telephone and video, diagnostic and monitoring equipment, and even robotics. It is…

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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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