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  • Quantitative Analyst / Senior Quantitative Analyst / Quantitative Research Manager

    Salary – 24-30K per annum, Plus Pension and company profit share. (based on level and experience) Fully Time Position Start: ASAP – flexible. Application: please email jane.powell@shift-learning.co.uk with a cover letter and CV. Leading education market research company, Shift Learning, is looking for a Quantitative Analyst to join our young and thriving team.  The job is…

    • SHIFT LEARNING LTD
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 4 weeks remaining
  • Data Manager/Statistician

    This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced data manager/statistician who is keen to develop a career in the growing field of health care performance assessment. The Lindsay Stewart Centre for Audit and Clinical Informatics at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) is seeking to appoint a part-time data manager/statistician to be part…

    • Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 4 days remaining
  • Clinical Trial Statistician

    Employing unit: Thames Valley Clinical Trials Unit SRF number: 23085 Reference number: SRF23085 Post type: Full-time, Fixed term Full-time or part time (min 0.8 FTE), 36-month fixed term in the first instance Hours per week: 35 Grade: 6 Salary notes: £29,799 – £38,833 per annum The Thames Valley Clinical Trials Unit (TVCTU) is a unique…

    • University of Reading
    • Reading, UK
    • UK
    • 1 month remaining
  • Data Analyst

    Ymunwch â S4C wrth i ni symud i’n pencadlys newydd yng Nghaerfyrddin ym mis Medi. Mae hon yn rôl allweddol newydd fel dadansoddydd data yn yr uned data a dadansoddi, yn creu systemau adrodd ar gyfer y sianel yn seiliedig ar ddata personol a drwy ddefnyddio ffynonellau eraill. Byddwch yn hyddysg iawn mewn dadansoddi data…

    • S4C
    • Carmarthen, Wales
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Fundraising Database Reporting and Solutions Analyst

    Closing date: 30/06/2018 Salary: £39,039.00 per annum (actual) Hours: 35.00 per week Reference number: VAC15181 Office location: Central Office – Alzheimer’s Society, 43-44 Crutched Friars, London, EC3N 2AE Contract type: Permanent Interview date: To be confirmed Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people…

    • Alzheimer's Society
    • London, EC3N 2AE
    • UK
    • 1 month remaining
  • Statistician (Data Science specialism)

    Location: Flexible with regular travel to London Grade B: £42,050 London (if applicable) and £37,321 National Exceptional candidates may be appointed at higher points on the scale. Contract: 2 Permanent Contracts available About the Role Are you looking to enhance and develop your current skills? Do you want to join a friendly team of highly-skilled…

    • Care Quality Commission
    • UK
    • 5 days remaining
  • Retail Markets Specialist

    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
    • 3 weeks remaining
  • Research Fellow AI/Machine Learning (Clinical Bioinformatics)

    Grade 8 Research Fellow – AI/Machine Learning (Clinical Bioinformatics) – 57933 This data science post is to join the Centre for Computational Biology and the Institute of Translational Medicine, working with Prof Georgios Gkoutos.  The post holder will be responsible for facilitating the analysis of experimental and clinical data using mathematical and statistical tools, building up…

    • University of Birmingham
    • Birmingham, UK
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Faculty Position for Analytics, Information and Operations

    The Department of Analytics, Information and Operations has an available open rank faculty position. Faculty members report to the Dean, with functional responsibility to the Department Chair. Academic Qualifications (Essential) A doctoral candidate in business analytics, applied statistics, decision sciences, information systems or a related field, with an international publication track record Professional Experience Gained…

    • Asian Institute of Management
    • Makati, Philippines
    • Asia
    • 3 weeks remaining
  • Commercial Research Associate in Applied Statistics

    Institute for Mathematical Innovation Salary:  Starting from £32,548, rising to £38,833 Interview Date:  To be confirmed Reference:  CA5812 The Institute for Mathematical innovation (IMI) at the University of Bath invites applications from excellent candidates for a position to sustain and extend its position of national leadership in interdisciplinary and industrial applications of the mathematical sciences. IMI…

    • Institute for Mathematical Innovation
    • Bath, UK
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Research Assistant/Research Associate in Medical Statistics

    School of Population Health and Environmental Sciences Grade 5, £28,098 to £32,548 or Grade 6, £33,518 – £39,992 per annum, plus £2,923 per annum London Allowance. Fixed-term contract for 3 years Full-time Ref: R56/MHF/0823/18-HA The post holder will be a medical statistician with a strong interest in clinical trials. For the research associate post he/she…

    • Kings College London
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 1 week remaining
  • Research Fellow / Senior Research Fellow

    Medical Statistics, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry The Medical Statistics group, based in the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Plymouth, provides a methodological platform and support for large-scale and wide-ranging clinical trials and research projects. The group’s research encompasses clinical trials and pragmatic health services research (e.g. RCTs of medicinal products…

    • The University of Plymouth
    • Plymouth, UK
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Copernicus Data Processing Systems Engineer (VN18 30)

    Can you help us to prepare to double the marine data we process as we embark on our next generation of satellite observations? To find out more go to https://onlineapplication.eumetsat.int and apply by 31st May 2018. We anticipate holding interviews the week commencing 2nd July. EUMETSAT is the European operational satellite agency for monitoring weather,…

    • EUMETSAT
    • Darmstadt, Germany
    • Europe
    • 6 days remaining
  • Machine Learning Researcher

    BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Laboratories is seeking to recruit a machine learning researcher to expand our data science capability and capitalise on emergent techniques across our business. We are looking for a candidate who is highly motivated, keen to learn and is able to design, develop, test and deliver complex analytics in a range of…

    • BAE Systems
    • Great Baddow
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Junior Machine Learning Researcher

    BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Laboratories is seeking to recruit a junior machine learning researcher to expand our data science capability and capitalise on emergent techniques across our business. We are looking for a candidate who is highly motivated, keen to learn and is able to design, develop, test and deliver complex analytics in a range…

    • BAE Systems
    • Great Baddow
    • UK
    • 2 weeks remaining
  • Research Analyst

    The Bank for International Settlements is a global forum for monetary and financial cooperation and a bank for central banks Promoting global monetary and financial stability Application Deadline: 30/05/2018 We are recruiting a Research Analyst at our representative office for Asia and the Pacific in Hong Kong. We seek candidates with a master’s degree in…

    • The Bank for International Settlements
    • Hong Kong SAR
    • Asia
    • 5 days remaining
  • Data Manager / Statistician

    Salary: £33,567 to £38,533                    Contract Type: Full-time, Fixed Term Contract Location: London, Lincoln Inn Fields. Role overview The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) is looking for a data manager / statistician to work within the Clinical Effectiveness Unit (CEU).  The CEU is a leading centre for national clinical audit and health services research, and produces…

    • The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS)
    • London, Lincoln Inn Fields
    • UK
    • 1 week remaining
  • Postdoctoral researcher, Biostatistics and mathematical epidemiology

    The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is seeking to fill a full-time (100%) vacancy for a Postdoctoral researcher in the area of biostatistics and mathematical epidemiology The research activities within the Centre for Health Economics Research & Modelling Infectious Diseases (CHERMID) of the Vaccine & Infectious Disease Institute (VAXINFECTIO) at the University of Antwerp focus on interdisciplinary research in mathematical…

    • University of Antwerp
    • Antwerp
    • Europe
    • 1 week remaining
  • Mathematical Biologist

    • Salary within in the range of £24,776 – £41,536 (depending upon experience) • Job Ref: MI/18/28 • Duration of post: fixed term until 31st March 2022 About the role: The overall goal of the Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology Group (CEP) in the CRUK Manchester Institute, led by Professor Caroline Dive CBE, is to develop,…

    • The Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute
    • Manchester, UK
    • UK
    • 1 week remaining
  • Head of Customer Insights & Analytics

    Salary: £60,000 – £64,999 Job Description   Following significant financial investment into T.M.Lewin we have been able to create a financial platform for the next stage of growth, as such we are currently looking to appoint a Customer Insights and Analytics Manager to help us lead the way, ensuring we work strategically to deliver high quality insights…

    • T.M.Lewin
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 1 week remaining
  • Lecturers in Molecular Biology, Biostatistics and Genome Analysis, and Cellular Ageing

    Ulster University has established an exciting new £11.5M Northern Ireland Centre for Stratified (Personalised/Precision) Medicine and is committed to its development as an area of excellence. The Centre is based at the Altnagelvin Hospital site in the Clinical Translational Research & Innovation Centre (C-TRIC) in Derry/Londonderry. The Centre draws together biomedical scientists, molecular biologists, doctors,…

    • Ulster University
    • Londonderry
    • UK
    • 6 days remaining
  • Climate Data Processing Engineer (3 Posts)

    Help us to enhance our climate data records for the future? To find out more go to https://onlineapplication.eumetsat.int and apply by 4th June 2018. We anticipate holding interviews the week commencing 9th July. EUMETSAT is the European operational satellite agency for monitoring weather, climate and the environment. We observe the atmosphere and ocean from Space…

    • EUMETSAT
    • Darmstadt, Germany
    • Europe
    • 1 week remaining
  • Statistician

    The statistical team at GL Assessment is looking for an additional Statistician to join their team. You will be expected to conduct statistical analysis across a range of exciting assessment projects; supporting and advising on internal and external research projects, data collation and modelling. Schools want to do the best for every pupil. The more they know…

    • GL Assessment
    • Chiswick, London
    • UK
    • 6 days remaining
  • Research Assistant

    The Institute of Coding (IoC – www.instituteofcoding.org) is a new, national initiative, which brings together a range of universities, industry, training providers and professional bodies to address the UK’s digital skills gaps. The Institute’s vision is to enhance the education and employability of every IoC learner and ensure that employers and individuals across the UK…

    • Open University
    • Milton Keynes, UK
    • UK
    • 6 days remaining
  • Associate Professor in Statistics

    The Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) invites applications for a full-time associate professorship in statistics affiliated with the Department of Mathematical Sciences (IMF). Information about the Department The Department of Mathematical Sciences has 35 full professors, 20 associate professors and 4 assistant professors. In addition, there…

    • Norwegian University of Science and Technology
    • Trondheim, Norway
    • Europe
    • 1 week remaining
  • Research Assistant / Associate for Mainstreaming Learning Analytics

    The Institute of Coding (IoC – www.instituteofcoding.org) is a new, national initiative, which brings together a range of universities, industry, training providers and professional bodies to address the UK’s digital skills gaps. The Institute’s vision is to enhance the education and employability of every IoC learner and ensure that employers and individuals across the UK…

    • The Open University
    • Milton Keynes, UK
    • UK
    • 6 days remaining
  • Fundraising Database Officer

    Reference number: VAC15103 Salary: £32,908 actual per annum. Hours: 35 per week Office Location: Alzheimer’s Society Central Office, 43-44 Crutched Friars, London EC3N 3AE Contract type: Permanent Dementia devastates lives. By 2021, 1 million people will be living with the condition. But dementia won’t win. Until the day we find a cure, Alzheimer’s Society will be here for anyone…

    • Alzheimer's Society
    • London EC3N 3AE
    • UK
    • 2 days remaining
  • Data Analyst

    An exciting opportunity to be part of the Passenger Revenue Commercial team, responsible for performing comprehensive financial analyses and exploiting opportunities through data interrogation to improve processes and increase financial recoveries.  The business intelligence derived from such analysis will have impact on commercial decisions, financial planning and the company’s bottom line. The role will focus on…

    • British Airways
    • London, UK
    • UK
    • 2 days remaining
  • Meteosat Third Generation Payload Data Processing Engineer (VN18 35)

    Can you lead the engineering activities to support the processing of Level-1 data for our future MTG missions? To find out more go to https://onlineapplication.eumetsat.int and apply by 27th May 2018. We anticipate holding interviews the week commencing 25th June. EUMETSAT is the European operational satellite agency for monitoring weather, climate and the environment. We…

    • EUMETSAT
    • Darmstadt, Germany
    • Europe
    • 2 days remaining
  • Statistician

    Are you looking for a career which will enhance your current skills and encourage you to develop? Our successful candidate will have the opportunity to study a relevant topic, supported by BGL, alongside this technical and rewarding position Is this you? Are you motivated by the intellectual challenge of using statistics and advanced analytics to…

    • BGL Group
    • Peterborough, GB
    • UK

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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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