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Writing about Statistics

Date
12th December 2019 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Venue
Office For National Statistics, Cardiff Road, Newport, NP10 8XG

Description:

This is the last of three GSS-wide courses, featuring Introduction to Data Visualisation and Writing about Statistics. You can attend both courses, or just the one that suits you.

Course details:

This workshop provides guidance on how to write about statistics effectively, drawing on good and bad examples from across the GSS and beyond.

It covers the key components of statistical commentary, such as:

  • titles
  • main points
  • context and interpretation
  • use of plain English

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this workshop, participants will have:

  • understood the components of good commentary
  • discovered tips on how to tell a statistical story effectively
  • become aware of resources available to improve writing style and accessibility

How to book:

If you are interested in attending this event, please contact the gsshelp@statistics.gov.uk.