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Winner of Early-Career Writing Award announced

Maria Ibrahim was this week named as the winner of the 2020 Statistical Excellence Award for Early-Career Writing. Ibrahim’s winning article is titled “Primum non nocere: First, do no harm” and it will be published in the December 2020 issue of Significance.

By Brian Tarran

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Winner of Early-Career Writing Award announced

Maria Ibrahim was this week named as the winner of the 2020 Statistical Excellence Award for Early-Career Writing. Ibrahim’s winning article is titled “Primum non nocere: First, do no harm” and it will be published in the December 2020 issue of Significance.

  By Brian Tarran

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Angela Saini, Stats + Stories, and more: Significance at RSS 2020

We are just over two weeks away from RSS 2020, the Royal Statistical Society’s first annual conference to take place entirely online – and Significance has several sessions lined up...

By Brian Tarran

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Lethality of Covid-19 in Great Britain over 12 registration weeks

Excess deaths – the number of those dying above the average of the past five years – is a crucial metric for assessing the lethality of Covid-19. It measures the...

By Sheila M. Bird and Bent Nielsen

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Angela Saini, Stats + Stories, and more: Significance at RSS 2020

We are just over two weeks away from RSS 2020, the Royal Statistical Society’s first annual conference to take place entirely online – and Significance has several sessions lined up to tell you about.

  By Brian Tarran

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Lethality of Covid-19 in Great Britain over 12 registration weeks

Excess deaths – the number of those dying above the average of the past five years – is a crucial metric for assessing the lethality of Covid-19. It measures the immediate toll, both direct and indirect, that the virus, SARS-CoV-2, has exacted.

  By Sheila M. Bird and Bent Nielsen

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Covid-19 deaths: How are gender, age and underlying health condition related?

Much has been said about the demographic trends of Covid-19. It has been widely reported that deaths are more common in males; more common in the elderly; and more common amongst those with an “underlying health condition”. But to what extent is this the case? And how are these variables associated with each other?

  By James Jackson

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Covid-19 deaths: How are gender, age and underlying health condition related?

Much has been said about the demographic trends of Covid-19. It has been widely reported that deaths are more common in males; more common in the elderly; and more common amongst those with an “underlying health condition”. But to what extent is this the case? And how are these variables associated with each other?

By James Jackson

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