From: Alistair Cairns [[log in to unmask]]
Sent: 15 February 2011 18:48
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Subject: final reminder for RadStats Conference
All are welcome at the 2011 Radical Statistics conference: ‘Cuts and Corporations’.
Saturday, 26 February
The Heart Centre
Headingley, Leeds LS6 3HN
Unkindest cuts: The impacts by gender and age
Jay Ginn, Institute of Gerontology, Kings College London
From Tatton to Tameside: How national changes to welfare benefit rules have a differential impact on local communities
Alan Franco, Tameside Council
Distributional Impact of the 2010 Spending Review
Howard Reed, Landman Economics
Detrimental effects of corporate influence on science and technology
Stuart Parkinson, Executive Director, Scientists for Global Responsibility
Effects of the libel laws on science
Peter Wilmshurst Consultant Cardiologist, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
Redefining wealth, redefining progress
Victoria Johnson, New Economics Foundation
Activity workshops including:
Libel in science / Indicators of social progress / Cuts in statistics / Impacts on inequalities.
The conference fee is modest (only £20 for members, with reduction for students/low income), to encourage all interested in the ‘context’ of statistics, whether professional or campaigning or from personal interest.
Full programme, other details, additional activities over the weekend & booking form is available at
The venue is Heart Centre www.heartcentre.org.uk<http://www.heartcentre.org.uk/> which has wireless internet access.
27/2 Hillside Crescent
Edinburgh EH7 5EF
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