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*Florence Nightingale and Statistics
Monday 12 April 2010 at 6.30 for 7.30pm (see below)
The Hospitium (Museum Gardens, York)*
This special meeting (organised jointly by the Yorkshire Philosophical
Society and the York branch of the Royal Statistical Society) will be
addressed by Alison Macfarlane and John Bibby to commemorate the centenary
of Florence Nightingale's death. It will cover FN's statistical writings,
her links with York and Yorkshire, and her attempts with Jowett, Galton and
Quetelet to get a Chair in Statistics at Oxford.
The talk will be be preceded at 6.30pm by a small reception.
(The Hospitium is 10 mins walk from York Railway Station, and 5 mins from
Rougier Street bus station: walk from river to Yorkshire Musuem gardens on
left; Hospitium is 100m inside the gardens on left)
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