Measuring the World: Should We Trust Statistics?

  • CECIL AND IDA GREEN LECTURE
    Professor Denise Lievesley, CBE, Professor of Statistics and Principal, Green Templeton College, Oxford; Cecil H. and Ida Green Visiting Professor
    Woodward Instructional Resource Centre Lecture Hall 2, UBC

    Saturday, March 4, 8:15-9:30 pm
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    The Vancouver Institute Lectures
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    Denise Lievesley

    Professor Lievesley is a British social statistician. Her research interests relate broadly to the quality and trust in official data, and the use of data for research purposes. She has been Chief Executive of the English Health and Social Care Information Centre, Director of Statistics at UNESCO, where she founded the Institute for Statistics, and Director (1991-1997) of the UK Data Archive. Dr. Lievesley served as President of the Royal Statistical Society (1999-2001), as President of the International Statistical Institute (2007 - 2009) and the International Association for Official Statistics (1995-1997). She has honorary doctorates from City University and the University of Essex and is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.

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March 4th, 2017 8:15 PM   through   8:30 PM
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Lecture Hall No. 2
2194 Health Sciences Mall
Woodward Instructional Resources Centre
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
Canada
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