RSS President on Bayes and Fisher


  • Author: Statistics Views
  • Date: 11 January 2018
  • Copyright: Image appears courtesy of Sir David Spiegelhalter

Royal Statistical Society President Sir David Spiegelhalter has been interviewed in a revival of BBC programme 'Tomorrow's World' which shall explore the future with a series of programmes and interactive digital content. Physicist Brian Cox interviews Professor Spiegelhalter in a dedicated series on 'People of Science'.

Professor Spiegelhalter has chosen two giants in the statistics world, Thomas Bayes and Ronald Fisher to illustrate the importance of statistics in today's world. The programme is available here on BBC iPlayer from today for 29 days.

thumbnail image: RSS President on Bayes and Fisher

Other episodes in the series also features Professor Julia Higgins discussing Michael Faraday and Dame Sally Davies discussing Alexander Fleming and Howard Florey. The full series list is available here.

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