The latest News from the World of Statistics is available at http://www.worldofstatistics.org/files/2014/05/May-5-2014.pdf.
Past newsletters can be reviewed at http://www.worldofstatistics.org/news-of-the-world-of-statistics-archive/.
Statistics and Science: A Report of the London Workshop on the Future of the Statistical Sciences (http://bit.ly/londonreport) is the product of a high-level meeting in London last November attended by 100 prominent statisticians from around the world. This invitation-only summit was the capstone event of the International Year of Statistics, a year-long celebration during 2013 that drew as participants more than 2,300 organizations from 128 countries.
The report is written in an accessible style so people who are not experts in statistics can understand its messages and the field’s impact on society. It can be used as a resource by students interested in studying statistics at university, by policymakers who want to better understand the value statistics provides society and by the general public to learn more about the misunderstood field of statistical science.
Organizations participating in The World of Statistics are encouraged to make the workshop report broadly available and accessible in their country by doing the following: