Dr. Ana Slavec is a consulting statistician at InnoRenew CoE where her main role is to support the development and implementation of the institute data management plan and to assist other researchers with data collection, analysis and reporting.
She obtained a Ph.D in Statistics in 2016 from the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Ljubljana where she has been employed as a research assistant at the Centre for Social Informatics and later at the Social Science Data Archives. Her dissertation was on the topic of improving survey question wording using language resources. In her career as a survey methodologist she has been involved in several domestic and international projects, co-authored scientific publications and presented her work at various conferences.
In her free time, she is also active as a writer, reviewer and editor of popular science text and as a scientific podcast co-host. In 2015 the Statistical Society of Slovenia awarded her and fellow students of statistics the prize for excellence in statistical reporting.
At InnoRenew CoE her research focus is the use of statistics in sustainable building research; in particular she is interested in projects that apply survey methods.