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Do you want to influence UK official statistics? Can you help organise meetings about official statistics?
We have two vacancies to be on the committee for 2019, either as ordinary committee members or as Officers, which Fellows can apply for by contacting Amaka Nwagbara ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) before 14 November.
The current committee includes academics, members of the GSS and other statisticians. Details of what we do are below and at http://www.rss.org.uk/RSS/Get_involved/Sections_and_study_groups/Official_Statistics/RSS/Get_involved/Sections/Official_Statistics.aspx?hkey=f814fcad-9c19-4f35-85ea-56e3d4fff2e3
If you're interested in joining us or want to find out more, please contact our chairperson david matz (email@example.com) asap, outlining your interests and what you will be able to offer.
Eligibility: You need to be an RSS, Fellow, GradStat or CStat (including via corporate membership)
We do need to finalise nominations to the committee before our AGM on 22nd November, so please let us have nominations before 14th November at the very latest – details below
We look forward to hearing from you
On behalf of the RSS Official Statistics committee
The RSS Official Statistics Section committee arranges a programme of meetings on official statistics as well as contributing to the RSS annual conference. The Section Committee's work also helps support the RSS' National Statistics Advisory Group (where discussion of UK policy for official statistics takes place).
The aims and objectives of the Section are:
Events this year have included
22 February 2018 Introducing the Household Cost Indices, https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/measuring-household-inflation-in-the-uk-introducing-the-household-cost-indices-tickets-42528949232 9 May From start to finish: a framework for the production of small area official statistics https://www.statslife.org.uk/events/events-calendar/past-events-2018/eventdetail/1133/-/rss-discussion-meeting-from-start-to-finish-a-framework-for-the-production-of-small-area-official-statistics 22 Nov