Analysis in Government Month 2021 – Week 2

We’re now halfway through Analysis in Government Month 2021 and even more of you have been getting engaged with events, webinars, reading blogs and sharing your stories.

Here are some of the highlights of Week 2:

Jenny Dibden, Head of Government Social Research (GSR) spoke exclusively about the importance of analysis, how to pursue a career in social research, and how her musical skills have improved over the last year.

Sue Bateman, Deputy Director for Data and Innovation, Digital and Data Office, Cabinet Office told us about the innovative multi-disciplinary work of her team and her own career journey

Around 700 of you dialled into our Using Innovative Methods of Analysis, Government Decision Making in Times of Uncertainty and Focus on the Office for Statistical Regulation and Integrated Platform events.

Hundreds of you have already watched our

We posted seven new blogs from government analysts working across the Civil Service:

  • Five things you didn’t know about coding in analysis and research
  • Five things you didn’t know about the Government Economic Service
  • Five things you didn’t know about Diversity and Inclusion in the Analysis Function
  • Five things you didn’t know about how the UK is helping modernise official statistics in the developing world
  • Five things you didn’t know about data quality
  • Five things you didn’t know about how the Government Geography Profession supports diversity in the geography pipeline
  • Five things you didn’t know about working as an Operational Delivery Professional (ODP) in a Statistical Organisation

Loads of you engaged with us on Twitter and we achieved more than 40,000 Twitter impressions. Remember to follow us at

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