Dr. James Cochran, professor of statistics and Rogers-Spivey Faculty Fellow at the University of Alabama, will present two guest lectures at Missouri S&T.
Cochran will present “The Importance of Collective Science” at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 21, in Room 211 McNutt Hall. In this talk, he will address the lack of collective scientific behavior in research on the relative age effect and the ramifications that have resulted.
Cochran will present “The Difficulties of Data Collection under Extreme Conditions” at 4 p.m. Friday, April 22, in Room 140 Toomey Hall. In this talk, he will share personal experiences about difficult conditions that arose when he worked on Statistics Without Borders projects in the Republic of the Congo, Haiti and Somalia.