The Royal Statistical Society (RSS) is one of the world’s leading organisations to promote the importance of statistics and data, and have done so since they were founded in 1834. They are a professional body for all statisticians and data analysts – wherever they may live. There are more than 8,000 members in the UK and across the world. As a charity, they advocate the key role of statistics and data in society and work to ensure that policy formulation and decision making are informed by evidence for the public good. They aim for statistics to be used effectively in the public interest, so that policy formulation and decision-making are informed by evidence of the good of society. Also, For society to be more statistically literate, so that people’s understanding of data, risk and probability can inform their daily decision-making, leading to better outcomes.
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As a Member of the Royal Statistical Society you can:
You can gain the award of Chartered Statistician (CStat) and Chartered Scientist (CSci). Professional awards are a great way of gaining recognition for the hard work you’ve put in to achieve your statistical qualification and for your continued professional training and experience. Improve your knowledge as you can receive the Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, which keeps members updated on leading methodologies, novel solutions and statistics applied to social issues. Have a voice within the society: whether it’s influencing education policy, working with the press on how to report statistics or responding to consultations, our members can influence decision-makers and make a real impact on the role of data and statistics in society. Be involved with structure of groups and meetings, network, learn what’s going on in their local areas or in their industry, and above all, share best practice with one another.
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