Statistics and the Battle Against Misinformation
Before coming to Oxford, Professor Denise Lievesley was Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science and Public Policy and Professor of Social Statistics at King's College London from 2008.
Formerly she has been Chief Executive of the English Health and Social Care Information Centre, Director of Statistics at UNESCO, where she founded the Institute for Statistics, and Director (1991-1997) of the UK Data Archive. While Director of the Data Archive, Denise was also Professor of Research Methods at the University of Essex. She has served as a United Nations Special Adviser on Statistics, stationed in Addis Ababa.
Denise served as President of the Royal Statistical Society (1999 - 2001), and as President of the International Statistical Institute (2007 - 2009) and the International Association for Official Statistics (1995 - 1997).