How statistical science has transformed health care - David Spiegelhalter


  • Broadcast Date: 30 September 2013 - 23:00 (UTC)
  • Presenter(s): David Spiegelhalter
  • Copyright: Image appears courtesy of Professor Spiegelhalter

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In celebration of the International Year of Statistics, the University of Cambridge hosted a series of lectures during the spring and summer of 2013.

The Statistical Laboratory hosted four talks in total by high profile speakers in statistics in education and from the media.

They were 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, Information is Beautiful (available to view for free)
• 28th May — Professor Sir John Beddington FRS FRSE, What's happening to the world
• 20th June — Professor David J. Spiegelhalter OBE FRS, Putting life into numbers—how statistical science has transformed health care

To view the lecture by David Spiegelhalter, please click on the 'View Webinar Here' button above. To read an interview with Professor Spiegelhalter, please click here.

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With kind permission of Mr Harford, Professor Spiegelhalter and the University of Cambridge, their lectures were filmed by and are available to view for free.

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