K. J. McConway
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Biography <p>Kevin McConway worked full-time at the Open University from 1980 to 2016, taking part in teaching and research projects in ecology, biology, health, business, economics and music as well as directly in statistics. He also spent five years as an associate dean. Since retiring and having Emeritus status, he still has active interests in the way statistics is represented in the media, and in some applications in science and technology. He was the main academic adviser on the BBC Radio 4 series More or Less (an OU co-production) from 1995 to 2015, and his publication list includes The Big Issue and New Scientist as well as more conventional academic journals.</p><p>Kevin is originally from rural Northumberland, studied at Cambridge, University College London (UCL) and the OU, and previously worked at Westfield College, London and in local government in north-east England. He was Vice-President for Academic Affairs of the Royal Statistical Society from 2012 to 2015.</p>
Description <p>Kevin McConway worked full-time at the Open University from 1980 to 2016, taking part in teaching and research projects in ecology, biology, health, business, economics and music as well as directly in statistics. He also spent five years as an associate dean. Since retiring and having Emeritus status, he still has active interests in the way statistics is represented in the media, and in some applications in science and technology. He was the main academic adviser on the BBC Radio 4 series More or Less (an OU co-production) from 1995 to 2015, and his publication list includes The Big Issue and New Scientist as well as more conventional academic journals.</p><p>Kevin is originally from rural Northumberland, studied at Cambridge, University College London (UCL) and the OU, and previously worked at Westfield College, London and in local government in north-east England. He was Vice-President for Academic Affairs of the Royal Statistical Society from 2012 to 2015.</p>
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Research overview <p>Bayesian methods, applications of statistics in the life sciences (particularly ecology, evolution and clinical medicine), statistics in the media.</p>
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