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ACTIVELEARNING
A JISC email list for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths academics. Do you want to replace lectures with more interactive teaching? What role does student owned technology play here? Interested? Subscribe now, we welcome academics from other disciplines too.

ADAF
This list is for a network of practitioners within UK HE providers responsible for the analysis of admissions data to share knowledge, highlight new policies and promote good practice.

ADMIN-HESA
For the use of administrative staff who are involved in the preparation of HESA (Higher Education Statistical Agency) returns. The majority of issues raised on this list are expected to be technical or managerial problems directly related to the administration of the various HESA returns.

ADULT-NUMERACY
A discussion list for Adult Numeracy specialists in the UK.

ADULT-NUMERACY-TRAINERS
This list is a discussion and information list for trainers of adult numeracy teachers.

AIM
This list promotes the AIM (Alice Interactive Mathematics) system. AIM is a web-based system designed to administer graded tests with mathematical content. This is a new anddeveloping computer aided assessment package. There has already been considerable interest from many UK institutions and this list will be open anyone interested in using and developing this package. This list has been retained - 18/02/14. The list will not allow new subscribers or messages.

ALLSTAT
A UK-based worldwide e-mail broadcast system for the statistical community, operated by HEA Statistics. Broadly speaking, any messages relevant to statistics are welcome, although posters are asked to follow the guidelines in the Introduction. Allstat's web site is http://mathstore.ac.uk/allstat/

AMAN
This list brings together all scientists in the north east of Scotland who are interested in the analysis of microarray data

ANTHRO-SCIENCES
This list supports an international special interest group for anthropological sciences and the development of anthropological research methods and theory.

APPLIEDPROB
An announcements list for the applied probability community, set up and maintained by the Royal Statistical Society's Applied Probability Section. Examples of appropriate usage: - announcements of applied probability meetings, workshops, conferences - information on relevant seminar programmes (one mail per department per term please, to avoid overload) - relevant job announcements (i.e. announcements you would personally be happy to receive in your inbox - PhD studentships, post-docs, lectureships, research-level jobs etc) - requests for collaborators to build network grants and the likes Examples that we would prefer not to see: - yet another job advert for an applied statistician - weekly seminar announcements Of course, if usage differs from this and nobody complains then we will not intervene!

ASSESS-NEWS
The list a forum for announcements of events and issues related to ASSESS: The International SPSS User Group, an independent, non-profit making organisation for SPSS Users. See www.spssusers.co.uk for more information.

ASSUME
ASSUME (Association of Statistics Specialists Using Microsoft Excel) aims to provide a discussion forum for all those in higher education who make use of the statistical facilities in Excel. Membership is free to all who join this list, upon application to the owner.

ATMOS-DISP
The purpose of this list is for any member to make announcements to further and higher education and the research communities about workshops, seminars, forums, publications, work programmes, projects and gaps in the field of atmospheric dispersion.

ATTITUDES
This is a discussion list for anyone involved in attitudes research whether it is methodological, theoretical or applied.

BESMACROECOLOGY
Mailing list for the British Ecological Society (BES) Macroecology Special Interest Group (SIG), providing updates on activities, opportunities, and research highlights to the macroecology community.

BUGS
The BUGS software carries out Bayesian inference on complex statistical models using Markov chain Monte Carlo techniques. BUGS is freely available from the MRC Biostatistics Unit. This list is for users of BUGS to exchange information and worked examples.

BUGS-DEVELOPERS
This list is for those interested in being involved in the future development of the BUGS software, via OpenBUGS.

CCPI-MEMBERS
Mailing List for members of CCPi, an EPSRC funded Collaborative Computational Project in Tomographic Imaging.

CCPI-QUANTIFICATION
Discussion list for the members of CCPi with a special interest in image quantification methods. CCPi is the EPSRC funded Collaborative Computation Project in Tomographic Imaging.

CCPI-RECONSTRUCTION
Discussion list for the members of CCPi with a special interest in image reconstruction methods. CCPi is the EPSRC funded Collaborative Computation Project in Tomographic Imaging.

CENSUS-LEARNING-AND-TEACHING
The CENSUS-LEARNING-AND-TEACHING list is used to keep the UK HE and FE community informed about the progress of the JISC 5/99 funded CHCC project. The CHCC Project is developing the Collection of Historical and Contemporary Census Data and related materials (CHCC) into a major learning and teaching resource).

CLIMATHNET
Mailing list for EPSRC network "CliMathNet"

COMBINING-DATA
This list is a discussion list for those who are interested in Data Linkage in all its forms.

COMPLEXITY-PRIMARY-CARE
Complexity and chaos theories applied to primary medical and social care - a list for researchers and other interested parties. Keywords: complexity, chaos, primary care

CONF-AND-PRIV
Confidentiality and Privacy is a burgeoning cross-disciplinary research topic.

COPSTAT
The Committee of Professors of Statistics is a forum for debate among U.K. academic Statistics groups. It publishes a Directory of Academic Statisticians and information on postgraduate study and research. The list is to facilitate communication between members of the committee.

CRIME-JUSTICE-STATS
'Crim-Bcs-Users' is a discussion list for those intending to use the Crime Survey of England and Wales (CSEW, formerly the BCS), Police Recorded Crime data and other criminal justice statistics statistics. It also serves as a forum to support the work of the Criminal Justice Statistics Network, a user group that operates under the auspices of the British Society of Criminology (it is the successor to the previous Crime and Criminal Justice Statistics User Group). The network has also been co-opted to the Royal Statistical Society's Statistics User Forum.

CRS
The CRS list is used for the dissemination of information relating to the Census Registration Service and for discussion of the service.

CTI-MATHS
The innovative use of technology in supporting the learning and teaching of mathematics in higher education.

D-A-G
This is a list for those who are involved in development of guidelines for #analysis of primary care databases.

DDA-LTSNMSOR
Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995 and SENDA 2001(Special Educational Needs and Disability Act (SENDA) 2001 Implications on teaching and learning within the UK HE maths, stats and operational reseach academic community.

DDIG
This list will help DDIG to share ideas and developments in the area of supporting maths for HE students with Dyscalculia and Dyslexia.

DEA
A list for the discussion of any matters relating to Data Envelopment Analysis: Information about conferences, publications, webpages, news, research-in-progress, etc.

DERIVE-NEWS
Welcome to the electronic discussion list derive-news@jiscmail.ac.uk which has been set up following the first international DERIVE conference. Its purpose is to promote the discussion of issues related to the DERIVE computer algebra system.

DISTANCE-SAMPLING
This list is for researchers and practitioners interested in the estimation of wildlife abundance using distance sampling techniques (eg line transects, point transects (VCPs), cue counts, etc). Discussions include survey des ign, analysis methods, software tools, problems and new developments.

ECONOMETRIC-RESEARCH
Econometric research functions as a dissemination list for research resources such as conferences, seminars, academic jobs, free software etc.

EDINBURGHBELTANE-CSE
This list is for staff and students of the Beltane Public Engagement Network interested in Science, Medicine, Maths and Engineering wishing to receive information from both the general Edinburgh Beltane mails about public engagement and additional public engagement related information specifically relevant to STEM Communication.

EMPLOYABILITYPTA
This list is used by the Practice Transfer Adopter's for the Student-led Employability Audit tool-kit, led by the University of Exeter. It is used by the members to make announcements, ask questions and give advice during the time spent developing their audits.

ENERGYMATH
Mathematics, statistics and economics of the management of energy networks: management of uncertainty, prediction, buffering, storage, demand management, and structuring of markets.

ENVSTAT
Mailing list for announcements relating to environmental statistics. Operated by the Environmental Statistics Section of the Royal Statistical Society.

ESDS-INTERNATIONAL
Economic & Social Data Service (ESDS) International mailing list to disseminate information to its users including information on new releases, updates, courses and workshops.

ESDS-NEWS
a news list for the Economic and Social Data Service (ESDS) covering seminars, datasets, developments, conferences, publications etc. for academics, teachers, social scientists. ESDS provides access to, and support for, an extensive range of key economic and social data, both quantitative and qualitative, spanning many disciplines and themes.

ESDS-QUALIDATA
This list will inform users of news, data developments and forthcoming user and training events relating to the datasets supported under ESDS Qualidata and to enable users to correspond with other qualitative data users.

ESRANET
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EWM-DISCUSS
This list will provide a forum for extensive discussion of topics which arise on the other European Women in Mathematics (EWM) lists.

EWM-UK
The list connects British women academic mathematicians, allowing advertisement of jobs, fellowships, and conferences, discussion of mathematical research and issues specifically relevant to women in a heavily male-dominated subject. It is a sublist of the list EWM-All.

EXACT-STATS
The topic is statistical techniques known as Randomisation-Tests/ Permutation-Tests/Distribution-Free-Tests, including computational aspects. The modes of discourse are scholarship, practical consultancy, and advocacy for emergent feasibility of these computationally-intensive techniques.

EYELAB
This list deals with the devlopement of computational tools for use in eye movement research.

FAST
A discussion list for issues arising from the use of technology in sport. This list invites a range of participants, though the focus is on the humanities and social science of sport technology.

FINESTRUCTURE-ANNOUNCE
This list is for announcements regarding new releases and important papers regarding fineSTRUCTURE and ChromoPainter software packages.

FINESTRUCTURE-DISCUSS
This list is for discussion, help, bugfix announcements and notifying of related papers regarding fineSTRUCTURE and ChromoPainter software packages.

GAS
Discussion list about the General Applications Section of the Royal Statistical Society

GASCHEDULING
This list is for the discussion of the use of Genetic Algorithms in Production Scheduling Problems.

GEO-REASONING
The study of formal methods and approaches to reasoning and modelling in the geosciences: linguistics, logic,AI,mathematics,databases,...

HES-APHOTECH
Hospital Episodes Statistics APHO Technical Group for sharing data and knowledge in handling HES database. This mailing list is now closed.

HSSS
Highly Structured Stochastic Systems (HSSS) combine simple local relations to build, via conditional independence, stochastic models that exhibit great complexity. These can be used in areas as diverse as expert systems, genetics and statistical mechanics. This list has been retained - 10/12/13. The archives have been locked for viewing only. No new messages may be posted and the list will not accept new subscribers

HSUG
The activities of the Health Statistics User Group are aimed at maintaining and improving data quality, data access, and the use of health and health statistics. We aim to represent all users of health and health services.

HYDROINFORMATICS
This list is used by the European Geophysical Union Hydrological Sciences Sub-Division on Hydroinformatics to make announcements to Further and Higher Education and the research community about its strategy, services, programmes, publications and projects.

ICARN-LIST
An email list for members of the ICA Research Network, and others interested in Blind Source Separation and Independent Component Analysis

JAPANESE-KNOTWEED
The Japanese Knotweed Forum aims to facilitate discussion and communication between all scientists interested in the invasive weed Japanese Knotweed and related species.

JHI-EVENTS
This list is used by the members of the JHI to make announcements of up and coming events/seminars to it's Astrophysics community.

LONDONCOSMO
The London Cosmology Group: Observational and Theoretical Cosmologists from University College, Imperial College, Queen Mary College and King's College, London.

MAINT-REL
List for discussion of the theory and application of mathematical and statistical techniques useful in the context of maintenance and reliability (for example of industrial plant), for publicising relevant meetings, and for e ncouraging dialogue between academics and engineers in industry.

MAPP
The list supports researchers who are developing techniques to map political party policy preferences based on official political party documents (primarily, but not exclusively, party manifestos). This field has been developing in political science since the inception of the Manifesto Research Group within the European Consortium of Political Research in 1979.

MATHEDU
An unmoderated distribution list discussing teaching and learning of post-calculus mathematics.

MATHML-FORUM
This is a discussion group on MathML, the mathematical markup language; see http://www.w3.org/Math/

MATHS-E-ASSESSMENT
A debate covering educational and technical issues. How can mathematical assessment packages contribute to deep understanding? Which question types best test which mathematical skills? Can test editors be designed to construct questions suitable for diagnostic, continuous and grading assessment?

MATHS-PROM
The list will create a network for people involved in promoting maths education and research to the public, policy makers and the media, enabling them to share information and support each others work.

MATHS-STUDY-SKILLS
The purpose of this list is to support the social networking of a group of UK academics developing mathematics study skills resources. New members can only be accepted if they have an institutional email address.

MATHSFORCHEMISTRY
The list provides a forum for sharing of experiences, ideas and resources related to the teaching of maths to students in the chemical sciences.

MATHSHEADS
This list is intended to provide communications between members of HoDoMS (Heads of Departments of Mathematical Sciences). For details of HoDoMS see the HoDoMS web site, currently located at http://www.hodoms.org.uk/

MATHSHEADS-ADVERTS
Membership of MATHSHEADS-ADVERTS is restricted to Heads of Department of Mathematical Sciences and their assistants and is intended for departments to post adverts about available grants, job vacancies and the like.

MOLTEN
A group for project EPSRC MOLTEN (Mathematics Of Large Technological Evolving Networks)

MON
This list is solely for announcements concerning the series of one-day meetings called Mathematics of Networks (MoN). These meetings are devoted to topics such as mathematical modelling of communications, transport, and social networks, dynamic and stochastic phenomena on such networks; graph theory, and data analysis for network applications.

NAIS-HARDWARE
NAIS Hardware Procurement Subgroup

NANAMIC
The discussion list for Mathematics and Numeracy practitioners in colleges, adult education and other post compulsory training organisations.

NANAMIC-COMMITTEE
This is an email list that will be used by the organising committee of the National Association for Numeracy and Mathematics in Colleges.

NOSOKINETICS
This list is to deliver the Nosokinetics newsletter and to facilitate communication/discussion among academia and clinicians interested in health care modelling.

NOSOKINETICS-NEWSLETTER
This list is used by the Nosokinetics to distribute the bi-monthly Nosokinetics newsletter.

NRICH-MAST
This is the mailing list set up by NRICH (http://nrich.maths.org), part of the Millennium Mathematics Project at the University of Cambridge, to support primary mathematics teachers who are studying for or have completed the Primary Mathematics Specialist Teaching (MaST) qualification. Please subscribe to the mailing list to receive information and announcements about free online primary mathematics education resources published on the NRICH website and professional development courses and events.

NRICH-MAST-TUTORS
This list is used by the NRICH project (http://nrich.maths.org) at the University of Cambridge as a discussion and information-sharing forum for HE tutors and LA staff delivering the Primary Mathematics Specialist Teacher (MaST) programme.

NRICH-SUPPORT
A low-volume support list for teachers, parents and researchers interested in online mathematics education resources.

NRICH-TALK
A list for users, teachers, parents and researchers interested in participating in online mathematics education.

OFFICIAL-STATISTICS
The official-statistics is for announcements and discussion of any aspect of official statistics. It has links to the Official Statistic Committee of the Royal Statistical Society. The list welcomes contributions from the producers and users of official statistics as well as from members of the academic community.

OU-MATHS-EVENTS
This list for members of the UK research community outside the Open University Mathematics and Statistics Department who wish to be kept informed of mathematics events hosted by the department. The events include seminars and special lectures of interest to a wider audience

OUTREACHPTA
This list is for exchanging information, queries and advice on the Practice Transfer Adopter for Outreach and sharing best practice, led by the University of Exeter

OX-USERS
The ox-users list is aimed at all Ox users, in order to discuss problems, share code and provide pointers to resources. Ox is an object-oriented matrix programming language which is used in econometrics/statistics research and teaching. Universities have access to a free version of Ox.

OXSTATGEN
The oxstatgen list exists to support users of programs developed in Oxford for carrying out statistical analysis of genetic data. Programs currently supported are IMPUTE, SHAPEIT, SNPTEST, MVNCALL, MULTIMIX, GENECLUSTER, HAPGEN, GTOOL, META, QCTOOL and CHIAMO.

PARADATA
In 2009 the NCRM funded NatCen to set up a Network for Methodological Innovation on the Use of Survey Paradata in UK Social Surveys. This network aims to: (1) promote the opportunities and benefits of using paradata for survey design, survey management, survey evaluation and methodological research; (2) identify the potential for improving the cost-efficiency and quality of survey data collection using paradata; (3) stimulate debate about the challenges of using survey paradata; (4)encourage research using survey paradata. What Paradata is: Couper (1998) is accredited with introducing the term “paradata” to the field of survey methodology. It refers to data on the process of collecting data such as number of calls before contact was made, keystroke data, length of interview, cost data, interviewer characteristics, response rates. <HTML> In 2009 the NCRM funded NatCen to set up a Network for Methodological Innovation on the Use of Survey Paradata in UK Social Surveys. This network aims to:<br> (1) promote the opportunities and benefits of using paradata for survey design, survey management, survey evaluation and methodological research;<br> (2) identify the potential for improving the cost-efficiency and quality of survey data collection using paradata;<br> (3) stimulate debate about the challenges of using survey paradata;<br> (4)encourage research using survey paradata.<br> <br> What Paradata is:<br> Couper (1998) is accredited with introducing the term “paradata” to the field of survey methodology. It refers to data on the process of collecting data such as number of calls before contact was made, keystroke data, length of interview, cost data, interviewer characteristics, response rates. </HTML>

PCD-SYMPOSIUM
This list is to support the primary care database symposium working group. The list will be for academics in UK who are organising a methodological symposium for users of primary care databses.

PCD-USERGROUP
Research methodology associated with primary care databases and electronic health records.

PERINATAL-EPIDEMIOLOGY
The European Perinatal Epidemiology Network and its email list is for the promotion and discussion of research in perinatal epidemiology and the evaluation of perinatal care in Europe.

PLUS-ANNOUNCE
The plus-announce mailing list is used to inform readers of new issues of the on-line magazine Plus and to alert them to related events. Plus a published bimonthly at http://plus.maths.org/.

PRIMSTAT
The list is for discussion of research ideas and methodology in areas of medical statistics particularly relevant to primary care by statisticians involved in or interested in primary care.

PROOF
he goal of the list is to bring together a number of leading mathematicians and computer scientists in order to consider the broad question of how present and future research efforts in computer proof can best serve mathematical advance.

PSA-QMNETWORK
Political Studies Association (PSA) Quantitative Methods Network is for those interested in quant methods research or teaching for political science

PSYCH-R
The Psych-R list is an open email list for peer-support among people using R for work in the psychological arena. R (http://www.r-project.org) is a free language and environment for statistics which is being used increasingly worldwide. The system comprises a core program and support modules and a base set of packages that extend this. On top of this are an enormous set of packages for specialist statistical techniques or application areas including the Bioconductor project (http://www.bioconductor.org/) focused on genetic and related research. There are a number of packages for psychometric and other techniques often used in the psychological arena (http://cran.r-project.org/web/views/Psychometrics.html). However, most of the packages have been written on low or near zero budgets and so are documented from the perspective of the expert who wrote the code. This can be inscrutable at worst, or not very helpful for relative newcomers at best, and creates a need for others to write supporting documentation or help the package maintainer provide documentation that helps a wider user base. Similarly, there is a real need for a mutual support system in the spirit of the R project's open source social organisation. For general R issues and for development of R this is provided by the R-help (http://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help) and R-dev (http://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-devel) email lists but R-help can be overwhelming in its activity and range of subjects and expertise and there seems to be a need for complementary support lists such as psych-R. Joining the list is an undertaking to abide by the general rules for all JISCmail lists (http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/help/policy) AND the specifics for Psych-R which are simple: 1) postings should be on topic, 2) the aim is non-commercial, so any postings about commercial courses, training, consultation etc. should be absolutely specific to the use of R in the psychological arena and not excessive, members posting such topics are strongly encouraged to show their commitment to the spirit and theme of the list by also posting other contributions, 3) the list language is English but be very respectful of the advantage you may have (and we as list owners have) if English is your first or a fluent language for you and help others for whom it is not a language of early fluency: these are often the people contributing most to the R project, 4) more generally, please keep all postings respectful: this doesn't exclude disagreement but this should be specific and to the topic, not against individuals, 5) humour is welcomed but beware that this introduces overloaded linguistic operators and interpersonal and social complexity that is often dangerous in Email lists between strangers: be quick to apologise or explain if humour goes awry or upsets others! <HTML> <p>The Psych-R list is an open email list for peer-support among people using R for work in the psychological arena.</p> <p><A href= "http://www.r-project.org">R</A> is a free language and environment for statistics which is being used increasingly worldwide. The system comprises a core program and support modules and a base set of packages that extend this. On top of this are an enormous set of packages for specialist statistical techniques or application areas including the <A href="http://www.bioconductor.org/">Bioconductor project</A> focused on genetic and related research. There are <A href= "http://cran.r-project.org/web/views/Psychometrics.html">a number of packages for psychometric and other techniques</A> often used in the psychological arena.</p> <p>However, most of the packages have been written on low or near zero budgets and so are documented from the perspective of the expert who wrote the code. This can be inscrutable at worst, or not very helpful for relative newcomers at best, and creates a need for others to write supporting documentation or help the package maintainer provide documentation that helps a wider user base. Similarly, there is a real need for a mutual support system in the spirit of the R project's open source social organisation. For general R issues and for development of R this is provided by the <A href= "http://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-help">R-help</A> and <A href= "http://stat.ethz.ch/mailman/listinfo/r-devel">R-devel</A> email lists but R-help can be overwhelming in its activity and range of subjects and expertise and there seems to be a need for complementary support lists such as Psych-R.</p> <p>Joining the list is an undertaking to abide by the <A href= "http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/help/policy">general rules for all JISCmail lists</A> AND the specifics for Psych-R which are simple:</p> <p><ol> <li>postings should be on topic,</li> <li>the aim is non-commercial, so any postings about commercial courses, training, consultation etc. should be absolutely specific to the use of R in the psychological arena and not excessive, members posting such topics are strongly encouraged to show their commitment to the spirit and theme of the list by also posting other contributions,</li> <li>the list language is English but be very respectful of the advantage you may have (and we as list owners have) if English is your first or a fluent language for you and help others for whom it is not a language of early fluency: these are often the people contributing most to the R project,</li> <li>more generally, please keep all postings respectful: this doesn't exclude disagreement but this should be specific and to the topic, not against individuals,</li> <li>humour is welcomed but beware that this introduces overloaded linguistic operators and interpersonal and social complexity that is often dangerous in Email lists between strangers: be quick to apologise or explain if humour goes awry or upsets others!</li> </ol></p> </HTML>

QG-COLLOQUIUM
The purpose of this list is to serve as central organizing tool for a sequence of planned meetings of PhD students in the UK working/interested in the field of Quantum Gravity. This list is retained 07/05/13. Subscribers cannot post messages, new subscribers cannot be added, but the archives are retained for reference purposes

QM-STRUCTURES
A general discussion forum on logical, semantic, and categorical methods in quantum information, computation, and programming languages

QUAL-COMPARE
The method of Qualitative Comparative Analysis arises both in historical and management research, and in sociological and health research. The aim of QCA is to systematically analyse the possible configurations as a stage of research that follows on from (but also iterates with) a stage of qualitative analysis of cases. In this approach, the 'case' is both the whole set of configurations -- ie the world, really existing as an interlinked whole -- and as a set of comparable 'smaller' objects, e.g. comparing clients, patients, enterprises, or countries. The list exists to promote discussion and debate about QCA and its related variants, such as fuzzy-set social science (Ragin, 2004), realist evaluation (Pawson and Tilley, 1997), and triangulation. <HTML> The method of Qualitative Comparative Analysis arises both in historical and management research, and in sociological and health research. The aim of QCA is to systematically analyse the possible configurations as a stage of research that follows on from (but also iterates with) a stage of qualitative analysis of cases. In this approach, the 'case' is both the whole set of configurations -- ie the world, really existing as an interlinked whole -- and as a set of comparable 'smaller' objects, e.g. comparing clients, patients, enterprises, or countries. The list exists to promote discussion and debate about QCA and its related variants, such as fuzzy-set social science (Ragin, 2004), realist evaluation (Pawson and Tilley, 1997), and triangulation. </HTML>

QUANT-GEOG
The Quantitative Methods Research Group of the Royal Geographical Society (with the IBG) seeks to promote the use of appropriate quantitative techniques in geographical research and teaching. The membership of the group spans the human/physical divide within the subject; interests include spatial statistics, remote sensing and GIS.

RADSTATS-ANNOUNCE
List for announcements relating to statistics about society, and their political context and impact. Moderated by Radical Statistics Group Troika.

RSS-SOCIAL-STATS
This is a list for people interested in information about meetings organised by the Royal Statistical Society's Social Statistics Section.

RSS-SOCIAL-STATS-COMM
For communication between the members of the Royal Statistics Society Social Statistics Section Committee members.

RSSHLG
This is the mailing list of the Highlands local group of the Royal Statistical Society

RSSMEDSEC
Announcement list for the Medical Section of the Royal Statistical Society.

SEMIGROUPS
A discussion list for mathematicians interested in any aspect of semigrouptheory or related topics.

SIGMA-NETWORK
This list provides an announcement and communication channel for practitioners providing mathematics and statistics support to students in higher education. This includes staff working in mathematics support centres (or similar), and anyone with an interest in student-centred teaching and learning in mathematics and statistics.

SIX-SIGMA

SOCIAL-SEQUENCE
Information list for researchers in analysis of social sequence data. Includes details of new applications, developments in methodology and events, particularly in the UK.

SSDR-REPS
A list to facilitate effective communication with and between the SSDR Site Representatives who are local key contacts for the following units: ESDS, CRS and associated UK census service providers.

STACK
This list is for announcements for the System for Teaching and Assessment using a Computer Algebra Kernel (STACK). See http://www.stack.bham.ac.uk/

STAT-LINK
Identifying independent statisticians to sit on Trial Steering Committees (TSC) and Data Monitoring Committees (DMC) etc is often challenging. The aim of this list is to link statisticians across the NIHR, CTUs and health research groups in order to provide opportunity for reciprocation in this activity and to facilitate professional development of statisticians to fulfill these roles.

STATGEN
The STATGEN list is intended to facilitate the exchange of information, ideas and expertise between researchers interested in statistical aspects of genetics. www.stats.gla.ac.uk/~paulj/statgen.html

STEM
This list is to facilitate communication between practitioners, managers and interested parties in science,mathematics and engineering education.

STEM-DC
This email list is for the core members of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Disability Committee

STEM-OUTREACH-SW
The National Higher Education Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (HE STEM) programme aims to improve outreach and widening participation across the sector. This STEM-Outreach-SW network is particularly for practitioners in the South West of England who work in the education sector (primary, secondary and tertiary) and who share a common interest in outreach and widening participation. There is a particular focus on sharing practice to help raise the profile and quality of outreach and widening participation activities.

STEMOUTREACH
To enable dialogue between a group of like-minded Outreach workers, based in strategically important yet vulnerable subject areas (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

STEMPEDR
This group provides an announcement and communication channel for practitioners from the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics disciplines who are undertaking, or seeking to undertake, discipline based pedagogic research in higher education.

SUPPORT-VECTOR-MACHINES
The Support Vector Machine (SVM) is a powerful new learning algorithm based on recent advances in statistical learning theory. SVMs have become one of the standard tools for machine learning and data mining and can perform both classification and regression.

TEACHING-STATISTICS
This list is for those concerned with the initial teaching of statistics in all phases of education. It will relate to the objectives of the journal Teaching Statistics and the associated Trust, and will also enable discussion of how to make teaching and learning statistics more effective.

TIMESERIES
Time series is enjoying vigorous and novel development. A wide range of scientists, not just statisticians, can use this list to discuss both theoretical and practical aspects of time series analysis and to advertise time series activity (conferences, workshops, preprints, etc). This list is retained 07/02/14. Subscribers cannot post messages, new subscribers cannot be added, but the archives are retained for reference purposes

UKCAUSALINFERENCE
This is the mailing list for the UK Causal Inference Network. It aims to disseminate information about forthcoming about events and facilitate discussion. The theme of the network is "Causal Inference in Health and Social Sciences". # Causal inference is broadly defined, and the focus is on methodology and challenging applications, though issues relating to interesting applications that highlight necessary methodological extensions are also encouraged.

UKSP
The UKSP mailing list includes the email addresses of members of the Solar Physics and related communities in the United Kingdom, and also some overseas participants. Members of this list receive a fortnightly newsletter including announcements, news and job advertisements.

UNEMPLOYMENT-SICKNESS-BENEFIT
any informantion on the effect of unemployment on health. time-series analysis of flows on to and off of benefits.

WISERD-RESEARCHERS
List for WISERD Researchers

XBAM
List for users and deployers of the XBAM fMRI analysis software developed at the Institute of Psychiatry in London to inform about software updates and to solve user problems

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