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We are all familiar with exaggerated media stories about the risks of daily life, and hearing numbers being used to score points in arguments rather than genuinely inform the public. Join Professor David Spiegelhalter to explore what it means to communicate statistical evidence in a trustworthy way, illustrated with some of the worst, and best, media stories, as he describes recent research on how people understand data graphics, and whether 'experts' can communicate uncertainty without losing trust and credibility.

This event is part of the 2019 Cambridge Science Festival.

The event is free but admission is by ticket only. Suggested age range: 14+




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