The March issue of RSS magazine Significance is out now and available online. Including the first article in a series dedicated to the R number, this season's offering also boasts enlightening pieces on American football, statistical mistakes in academia and customer loyalty in the Victorian period.
March issue highlights:
The R number - part 1
The first in a six-part series by Gavin Freeguard on the evolution and usefulness of the pandemic’s famous epidemiological tool
Unearthing statistics-related blunders in academic papers and what they mean for science publishing
When should a coach throw the red challenge flag?
Data and getting dressed – part 2
Jordi Prats’ examination of the stats behind clothing sizes concludes. This issue: ready-to-wear and uniforms
Victorian data mining
The story of an eighteenth-century customer loyalty programme and the unique data it produced
Bazball: is it for real?
Analysing the stats behind the England men’s team’s new cricketing style
Access the digital version of Significance through your membership portal or find out more online at www.significancemagazine.com.