Research Forums

Every two years SRTL holds a Research Forum, below is a list of forums we’ve had.

Forum Theme Venue Date






Reconceptualising data and data-ing

Re-thinking learners┬┤ reasoning with non-traditional data

New ways of interacting with data, context and chance in statistical modelling processes

Innovations in statistical modelling to connect data, chance and context

Reasoning about Models and Modelling in the Context of Informal Statistical Inference

Reasoning about Uncertainty in the Context of Making Informal Statistical Inferences.



UCLA, University of California, LA

University of Auckland, NZ, Sudima Hotel, Rotorua

University of Paderborn, Germany; Location: Waldhotel Nachtigall

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA;
Location: Superior Shores Resort in Two Harbors

25 June – 1 July 2023


July 14-20, 2019

July 2-8, 2017

July 26 – August 1, 2015

August 18-24, 2013

SRTL7 New Approaches to Developing Reasoning About Samples and Sampling in Informal Statistical Inference. Texel Island, Utrecht University,
The Netherlands
July 17 – 23, 2011
SRTL6 The Role of Context and Evidence in Informal Inferential Reasoning University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia July 10 – 16, 2009
SRTL5 Reasoning about Statistical Inference: Innovative Ways of Connecting Chance and Data University of Warwick, UK August 11-17 2007
SRTL4 Reasoning about Distribution University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand July 2-7 2005
SRTL3 Reasoning about Variability The University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States of America July 23-28 2003
SRTL2 The Challenges in Describing, Teaching, and Assessing Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy University of New England, Armidale, Australia August 15 – 20, 2001
SRTL1 Statistical Reasoning, Thinking, and Literacy Kibbutz Be’eri, lsrael July 18 – 23, 1999