Leading biostatistician Marvin Zelen talks about his pioneering work in clinical trials and why he thinks current methods are wrong
20th February 2013
Professor Marvin Zelen, Lemuel Shattuck Research Professor of Statistical Sciences at Harvard University, is one of the world’s leading statisticians in biostatistics. He has worked on breakthrough...
‘The world is the statistician’s oyster’: Professor Valerie Isham looks back on her RSS Presidency
7th January 2013
31st December 2012 marked the last day of Professor Valerie Isham’s presidency of the Royal Statistical Society before the baton was handed over to Mr John Pullinger, with whom an interview will...
Can taking risks increase your chance of living? An interview with Professor David Spiegelhalter
2nd November 2012
Following on from the award-winning documentary ‘Joy of Stats’, on 18th October 2012, BBC Four broadcast a documentary called ‘Tails You Win: The Science of Chance’ presented by David...