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How has a bear helped Russians socially distance? Ian Diamond explains!

National Statistician Ian Diamond has made his second appearance on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show is as many months. Sir Ian was interviewed by Nick Robinson on the latest results from GSS surveys, covering topics including whether the number of new infections were levelling off and disparity on the impact of those in ethnic minority […]

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GSS Newsletter 4 June 2020

If you didn’t know, the GSS newsletter now goes out on a fortnightly basis. The latest newsletter has just been sent out! This one covers: new dashboard guidance, an updated impairment harmonised principle, a webinar and information on development opportunities! If you haven’t already signed-up – subscribe now!

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Learning and development opportunity with the Fast Stream and Early Talent team

The Fast Stream and Early Talent (FSET) team are looking for people who are passionate about developing themselves and others to be facilitators of Action Learning Sets for new Fast Streamers joining in September and October 2020. What is an Action Learning Set (ALS)? An ALS comprises a group of professionals who work in a […]

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GSS Newsletter 21 May 2020

If you didn’t know, the GSS newsletter now goes out on a fortnightly basis. The latest newsletter has just been sent out! This one covers: new data visualisation guidance, breach reporting guidance, harmonisation guidance to use when collecting data related to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and a variety of news articles! If you […]

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GSS Conference 2020: Plans, parallel sessions and poster presentations

Given the uncertainty around the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we will be continually reviewing our plans for the conference and prepare contingencies as the situation develops. The conference is still planned to go ahead and preparations are currently on track. We are hoping to attract a variety of parallel presentations for delegates to attend. On […]

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Office for Statistics Regulation review of the quality of HMRC statistics

In April, the Office for Statistics Regulation (OSR), who provide independent regulation of all official statistics produced in the UK, published a review of the quality of HMRC’s official statistics. The review highlights the issues that big operational departments working with administrative data can face with respect to quality and will ring true for other […]

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New providers for the MSc in Data Analytics for Government – including online distance learning

The MSc in Data Analytics for Government (MDataGov) is a unique and flexible part-time MSc programme that combines modules in statistics and data science. It aims to build data science capability across government by equipping civil servants with a key set of skills required from a modern government data analyst. It is run as a […]

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