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News

NYU's Letisha Smith wins 2018 writing competition

Letisha Smith, of New York University, was last night announced as the winner of the 2018 Award for Statistical Excellence in Early Career Writing.

By Brian Tarran

writing comp poster
News

NYU's Letisha Smith wins 2018 writing competition

Letisha Smith, of New York University, was last night announced as the winner of the 2018 Award for Statistical Excellence in Early Career Writing.

  By Brian Tarran

Politics

Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics wins a last-minute reprieve

Plans to dismantle Puerto Rico’s Institute of Statistics (PRIS) have been altered at the 11th hour, meaning the agency will continue as an independently controlled, government funded entity – at...

By Brian Tarran

Science

How reliable is your wearable heart-rate monitor?

Fitbit, Garmin and other consumer heart-rate monitors are increasingly being used in clinical trials. The problem is, they’re not always very accurate.

A search of ClinicalTrials.gov, the world’s...

By Tim Collins, Ivan Miguel Pires, Salome Oniani and Sandra Woolley

PRIS director Mario Marazzi
Politics

Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics wins a last-minute reprieve

Plans to dismantle Puerto Rico’s Institute of Statistics (PRIS) have been altered at the 11th hour, meaning the agency will continue as an independently controlled, government funded entity – at least for the time being.

  By Brian Tarran

Heart-rate monitors
Science

How reliable is your wearable heart-rate monitor?

Fitbit, Garmin and other consumer heart-rate monitors are increasingly being used in clinical trials. The problem is, they’re not always very accurate.

  By Tim Collins, Ivan Miguel Pires, Salome Oniani and Sandra Woolley

Andreas Georgiou
News

Greece's former national statistician is heading back to court

Andreas Georgiou, Greece’s former national statistician, once again faces trial on charges of inflating the country’s 2009 fiscal deficit and causing €171 billion of damage to the Greek economy, after the Supreme Court annulled an earlier acquittal.

  By Brian Tarran

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