About the Multidisciplinary Seminar Program

Created in 1995, the Escola Tecnica Superior d'Enginyeria Quimica (ETSEQ) at Universitat Rovira i Virgili aims at becoming an international reference in chemical engineering education and research. The ETSEQ is located in an area that is socially and economically very dynamic, and that is home to one of the most important centers of chemical industry in southern Europe.

The Multidisciplinary Seminar Program is both the seminar series for faculty and researchers in the ETSEQ, and a mandatory class for its graduate students. The Program aims at inviting leading international researchers working on areas that are of interest to faculty and researchers in the School.

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Next seminar (March 6, 2015)

From statistics to official statistics when the times they are a-changing (Frederic Udina)

Location: Sala de Graus, ETSEQ
Start time: 12 p.m.


Everything is moving in the Statistics world, and it is moving fast. After taking a quick look on the evolution of Statistics since its creation to our days, we will discuss how it all relates to official statistics. We will focus in what is the role of official statistics in our society right now and how the changing environment affects to this role. Our focus will move then to the particular case of Idescat and the current projects on updating statistical production and dissemination methods and the interest it should rise in the research and academic community.

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