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[1 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on First ‘Stats for Staffers’ Class Brings Statistics to the Hill | 1,490 views]
First ‘Stats for Staffers’ Class Brings Statistics to the Hill

The ASA offered its first “Stats for Staffers” class on April 27 in conjunction with the Senate Office of Education and Training (OET). The class, titled “How Sound Are the Data?,” was the first in the OET’s Critical Statistical Thinking series. Taught by Mary Foulkes of The George Washington University, the class lasted 90 minutes and was attended by 22 staffers from both personal and committee offices.

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[1 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on Short Course on Statistical Genetics and Genomics Planned | 796 views]

The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Section on Statistical Genetics will offer the second annual National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)–funded short course, “Statistical Genetics and Genomics,” from July 9–13.

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[1 Jun 2012 | Comments Off on SYSTAT Introduces Next-Generation Analytic Software | 499 views]

Advise Analytics Inc., a Chicago-based scientific software company, recently launched AdviseStat, an analytics adviser.

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[1 May 2012 | Comments Off on Health Statistics Conference Focuses on NCHS Data Activities’ Relationship to Health Issues | 2,256 views]

The 2012 National Conference on Health Statistics, to be held August 6–8, will emphasize current National Center for Health Statistics data activities and their relationship to today’s critical health issues.

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[1 May 2012 | Comments Off on Petitions Requested for New Section | 1,235 views]

A new section that combines statistics and measurement in psychology and education, tentatively titled Statistics and Measurement in Psychology and Education, is being considered. Read on to find out about the focus of this section and how you can help get it approved.