News

Oct
2019

100 Years of Education Trials: No Significant Difference?

Last week, Jo attended an event celebrating the centenary of the first reported randomised controlled trial (RCT) in education. One of the panellists described the event as "the Glastonbury of experts in educational RCTs". The debate covered some of the history, the challenges and the successes of conducting trials in educational settings.

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Sep
2019

Tamba Publish World-First Report

Select were pleased to provide statistical support for the Twins & Multiple Births Association (Tamba) on their project on maternity unit engagement for twins and multiple births. Tamba have released a world-first report on the project, exploring the effects of adherence to NICE multiple pregnancy guidance.

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Sep
2019

Developing the Next Generation of Data Scientists

Our Acting MD Sarah was delighted to be invited to speak to teenagers from Exeter College and Exeter Maths School about what it’s like to work as a real world data scientist. The outreach event held at the University of Exeter last week followed an intensive one-week summer course undertaken by the students.

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Aug
2019

Women in Data UK Retail Analytics Event

Last month, Louise had the opportunity to travel to London to attend a retail analytics event jointly hosted by Women in Data UK and Sainsbury’s Group. The event was also an opportunity to reflect upon the state of gender inequality in the data sector.

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Aug
2019

Louise is Awarded Graduate Statistician Status

We are delighted that Louise has been granted the Graduate Statistician award by the Royal Statistical Society. The award is for early career statisticians and signifies a high-quality and well-rounded statistical education.

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Jul
2019

Select Enjoys Research Students’ Conference

The Research Students’ Conference in Probability and Statistics is a key event in the diary of Statistics PhD students. Held in Exeter this year, Select were pleased to sponsor and attend this exciting annual event.

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