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Florence Nightingale and Statistics
Monday 12 April 2010 at 7pm for 7.30 (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
The talk will be be preceded at 7pm by a small reception.
(The Hospitium is 800m from York Railway Station, and 400m from
Rougier Street bus station: walk 100m from river towards Minster and
turn left into Yorkshire Museum gardens; Hospitium is then 100m away
from you on the left. Best parking is Marygate car park YO30 7BH - it
costs £2 after 6pm: map at
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