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Professor Fiona Steele awarded OBE

Professor Fiona Steele

Professor Fiona Steele Dave Pratt

5 January 2011

Fiona Steele, FBA, Professor of Social Statistics at the University of Bristol, has been awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s New Year Honours for her services to social science.

Professor Fiona Steele

Professor Fiona Steele
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Fiona Steele
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FBA, Professor of Social Statistics at the University of Bristol, has been awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s New Year Honours for her services to social science.

Fiona, who is based in the University’s Graduate School of Education, said: "I am thrilled. The award recognises the important role of statistics in social sciences research."

I am thrilled. The award recognises the important role of statistics in social sciences research.

Professor Fiona Steele
Fiona's main interests are in methodological research motivated by social science problems, particularly in the field of demography.  Fiona was the youngest female Fellow to be elected to the British Academy, a national body for humanities and social sciences.