On a crusade to save us from bad statistical errors

From SCONC:

Wednesday, Feb. 4
5:30 p.m.
SCONC reception at NISS
National Institute of Statistical Sciences in RTP (click here for directions) has invited the SCONCs over for our usual socializing/networking/eating/drinking and a talk with Dr. Stan Young, Assistant Director for Bioinformatics at NISS. Stan is a one-man army fighting multiple testing/false positive reports that abound in most observational studies. He’s on a crusade to save us from bad statistical errors. Please RSVP to NISS Communications Director Jamie Nunnelly (Nunnelly@niss.org) by close of business on Monday, February 2. Address: 19 TW Alexander, RTP.

2 responses to “On a crusade to save us from bad statistical errors

  1. Yay, go him!
    It’s the job of statisticians to produce silly numbers. Not you amateurs.

  2. And this is a cool article about him.