The Government Data Science Community of Interest is a meet up event, which brings together data science practitioners from across the public sector. It’s an opportunity to showcase projects, discuss topical issues and connect. Across the public sector, data science practitioners are applying the data science toolkit to provide insights on coronavirus (COVID-19) and Brexit. […]Learn more on Government Data Science Community of Interest
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Well, Nancy Singh and I were thrilled to receive so much helpful feedback on our initial draft of the user engagement strategy. Thank you everyone! So, what have the project team been up to recently? We’ve been busy incorporating all those ideas and suggestions into the next iteration of the strategy. It’s been exciting to […]Learn more on The user engagement strategy for statistics – the best laid plans…
Each year, Government Statistical Service (GSS) colleagues of all grades and backgrounds are invited to join the National Statistics Executive Group (NSEG) to bring new and diverse perspectives to discussions. This has been hugely successful, and colleagues have had great things to say about the experience. In order to encourage further participation, we would like […]Learn more on Join the National Statistics Executive Group Shadow Board
Today we join the global celebration of statistics for the third World Statistics Day (WSD). The theme for 2020 is “Connecting the world with data we can trust”. It highlights the importance of providing timely, high-quality and open data to a global audience. This theme feels particularly relevant this year, during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. […]Learn more on Celebrating World Statistics Day 2020!
The review Joined up data in government: the future of data linking methods, set out to engage with the data linkage community across government, academia, the third sector and internationally. This was to understand data linkage challenges faced and identify state-of-the-art data linking methods. A set of recommendations for government were formulated as part of […]Learn more on RSS Social Statistics Section: data linkage methods and quality
You will be part of the Modelling Team within the Public Health England (PHE) Health Economics and Modelling Team. You will lead on the development and management of the epidemiological components of the team’s non-communicable disease modelling work programme. Main responsibilities You will: manage the team’s knowledge translation work programme play an important role in […]Learn more on Epidemiologist
HMRC have a Senior Statistical Officer vacancy in the digital and data branch of Trade Statistics and Customs Analysis (TSCA). The successful candidate will be required to lead in the delivery of critical digital development and statistical projects relating to both business as usual and enhancements, including: Brexit readiness replacement of the current Trade Statistics […]Learn more on SStO – Senior Statistical Officer Trade Statistics and Customs Analysis (TSCA)
The next census for England and Wales will be held on Sunday 21 March 2021. To promote this the Office for National Statistics has launched primary and secondary school programmes. Do you know any children or schools that might like to get involved? Let’s Count! – the primary school campaign The primary school campaign Let’s Count! […]Learn more on Help children get involved with Census 2021
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 […]Learn more on Government Statistical Service (GSS) newsletter – October 2020
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 […]Learn more on Analysts needed to join Analysis Function Task and Finish Group