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Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 4pm to 5pm
Covid-19 has sparked the most severe economic crisis since the Great Depression, and with much of the world now experiencing a second wave and with lockdowns returning, the crisis is far from over. The major stimulus and recovery packages being implemented by governments around the world in response present a pivotal moment for tackling climate change.
Florence Nightingale and the politicians’ pigeon holes: using data for the good of society, with Deborah Ashby, President of the Royal Statistical Society
Tuesday, 01 December 2020, 3pm to 5pm
Florence Nightingale Bicentenary Lecture from the Department of Statistics. Florence Nightingale, best known as the Lady with the Lamp, is recognised as a pioneering and passionate statistician.As we celebrate the bicentenary of her birth, the need for education in statistical and data skills shows no signs of abating. What advice would Florence Nightingale offer were she here today?
COVID-19 Response: Protect our community. Protect the vulnerable. Protect yourself
All staff and students are being asked to look after themselves and others. A range of guidance has been developed, reminding us of our personal and collective responsibility for keeping the University and local community safe. In particular, you are asked to:
- Keep your distance
- Wash your hands
- Wear a face covering
- Got symptoms? Get a test
- Contacted by track and trace? Stay at home
Up to date information about the guidance is available on the University's coronavirus health pages.
COVID-19 information, guidance and advice for staff and students at Oxford
General coronavirus advice and support for staff and students can be found on the University's 'Oxford and coronavirus' homepage.
Please contact the relevant MPLS Team if you have questions or concerns that are not answered on these pages or can't be answered by your department.
The MPLS Graduate School has also created a webpage with PDF versions of all communications sent out to PGR students and links to other useful resources.
MPLS Division - roles available
MPLS Division is seeking to appoint the following:
- A senior academic Institutional Lead for the Technician Commitment, deadline 9 December 2020
- A Divisional Health and Safety Champion, deadline 11 December 2020
Full details can be found at the links above.