BellTime Magazine Autumn/Winter 2016 6 - Page 54

BellTime 6 pt2:Layout 1 23/09/2016 20:03 Page 54 The Central Statistics Office (CSO) is pleased to have launched three statistically-based competitions for young people. These three competitions take place annually and are aimed at encouraging participants to work as a team and make use of statistics and statistical methods. The John Hooper Medal for Statistics is a Statistical Poster competition for students, aimed at encouraging the analysis, interpretation and communication of statistics or statistical information. For further information please see: http://www.cso.ie/en/newsandevents/johnhoopermedalforstatistics2017competition The APPS4GAPS competition is an App design competition for students and non-students. The competition is aimed at encouraging participants to create an application using freely available Open Data. Award for best use of CSO data Awarded at BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition 2017. This award is for the most innovative use, or potential use, of CSO data. Be it in statistical analyses, statistical processes or statistical outputs, be they scientific or mathematical, a piece of research, a visualisation or a data map, the development of a device, a software application or the use of CSO data in any other innovative way. 54