Cambridge to host International Year of Statistics series lectures


  • Author: Statistics Views
  • Date: 28 March 2013
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It has been announced that the University of Cambridge is to host a series of lectures as part of their contribution to the International Year of Statistics.

The Statistical Laboratory will host four talks in total by high profile speakers in statistics in education and from the media. They are as follows:

• 29th April — Professor Sir Michael Rawlins, of NICE, Failings in hierarchies of evidence for controversial health-policy decisions
• 22nd May — Tim Harford, of More or Less, Numbers are weapons: a self-defence guide
• 28th May — Professor Sir John Beddington FRS FRSE, What's happening to the world
• 29th June — Professor David J. Spiegelhalter OBE FRS, Putting life into numbers—how statistical science has transformed health care

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All four talks will be held at the Babbage Lecture Theater and the final lecture will be followed by a Summer Reception.

Further information is available here has interviewed both Tim Harford and Professor David Spiegelhalter in recent months. Please click on their names to see the interviews.

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