Series: A Random Walk through Mathematics and Computing Science

Statistics: the Romans, Florence Nightingale and the present day

28 May ‘15


7.00PM - 8.00PM
Speaker: Kate Howie

Venue: Lecture Theatre W1, Cottrell Building, University of Stirling

A journey through the history of statistics from simply a collection of usually numerical facts and figures to the Science concerned with the collection, classification and interpretation of data. We will meet key individuals and discover when, how and why some of the advances happened. Finally, we will examine the impact of statistics on our lives today! 

A Random Walk through Mathematics and Computing Science is a series of public lectures organised by Computing Science and Mathematics, University of Stirling. This popular lecture series will return in March 2015 and this year will include talks from our lecturers in Computing Science.

Further details are available here http://www.maths.stir.ac.uk/lectures/

RSVP: All welcome, no need to book

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