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Ronald Fisher (1343)

Profession
Statistician
Nationality
English
Born
1890, London
Died
1962, Adelaide, Australia
Short Biography
Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher FRS (17 February 1890 – 29 July 1962), known as R.A. Fisher, was an English statistician, evolutionary biologist, mathematician, geneticist, and eugenicist. Fisher is known as one of the chief architects of the modern ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Studied mathematics and physics at Cambridge University
  • graduated in 1912
Appointments & Honors
  • 1918-33, Rothamsted Experimental Agriculture Station
  • 1933-43, University College, London, Galton Professor of Eugenics
  • 1943-57, Cambridge University
  • 1957-62, University of Adelaide
  • knighted, 1952
  • numerous medals, honors Although tests of the statistical significance of differences were performed