Science campus will come to Newport’s Office for National Statistics

UPDATE: 10.31amThurs 17 Mar PLANS for an Economics Centre of Excellence and Data Science Campus at the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have been confirmed as part of the Chancellor’s budget. Around £17m of investment will support the initiatives at the ONS headquarters at Newport in South Wales over the next two years. The Deputy National Statistician for Economic Statistics Jonathan Athow said: “Today’s exciting announcement will greatly help ONS meet the challenges of measuring new forms of economic activity and give policy makers better insights into the UK economy. “The Economics Centre of Excellence and Data Science Campus are part of ONS’s wider plans to transform into a more innovative, capable and outward-looking organisation.” UPDATE: 6.12pmWed 16 Mar NEWPORT should see a new dedicated centre linked to the Office…


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