ONS appoints leader for data science campus

The data science campus aims to help government make better use of statistics – Photo credit: Pexels The campus, announced in March this year, will act as a hub to help government take advantage of expertise in data science from the rest of government, the private sector and academia. Smith has experience working in all of those areas, most recently as the chief executive and co-founder of the University of Oxford spin-out company OSCI, which carries out research and data analysis for public and community sector organisations. Related content New data campus planned by UK Statistics AuthorityBringing government data to life He led the government’s English Indices of Deprivation project and is also the chairman of the Environment Data Advisory Group and vice-chairman of the Royal Statistical Society’s official statistics section.  In addition, he…


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