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Upcoming events

Green Recovery and Global Climate Policy with Fatih Birol, International Energy Agency

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?