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Government Statistical Service (GSS) newsletter – October 2020

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We’ve just sent out the latest GSS newsletter. This month’s newsletter includes: the new reverse mentoring scheme for the Government Statistician Group a call for volunteers for the Analysis Function Task and Finish Group new blog posts such as, Data quality in the time of coronavirus (COVID-19) If you haven’t signed up to receive our […]

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Analysts needed to join Analysis Function Task and Finish Group

The Government Analysis Function brings together the government analytical professions into a single, cross-system network. Work is underway now to scope out how the function should work across the analytical community to deliver shared training opportunities, common operating standards, and best practice for the delivery of analysis as well as looking at links across analytical […]

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Launch of data visualisation e-learning

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The Good Practice Team have recently released version one of their introduction to data visualisation e-learning course. This course is for anyone who works in analysis and needs to design data visualisations that are informative, consistent and easy to understand. It explores principles and approaches for presenting data effectively and looks at the use of […]

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Accessibility and publications – what do you want to know?

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Making our publications accessible is our responsibility as statisticians (see the Code of Practice for Statistics, Value pillar, principle V2). The Good Practice Team are putting together some guidance on this. Proposed contents: Accessibility: what is it and why should statisticians address it? Basis for this guidance What this guidance does and doesn’t cover Accessible […]

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GSS newsletter September 2020

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We’ve just sent out the latest GSS newsletter. Featuring:  Reproducible Analytical Pipelines blog, Data Science festival week and current vacancies. Please note an earlier version of this newsletter included a different description for the RSS sex and gender event. If you haven’t signed up to receive our newsletter – subscribe now!

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GSS Conference 2020: an update

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As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the committee of the GSS 2020 Conference have made the difficult decision to postpone until early 2021 (dates, times and locations are yet to be confirmed). They would like to apologise to anyone who has started making arrangements but the safety of those organising and attending is […]

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