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  • Ada Lovelace Day: 10th October Creative commons image Icon Wikimedia under Creative-Commons license

    Ada Lovelace Day: 10th October

    By Mike Richards

    Marking the day celebrating Ada Lovelace, discover the intriguing story of her life, Charles Babbage, and their...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Oct 2017

  • Ada Lovelace Day: 10th October

    Ada Lovelace Day: 10th October Creative commons image Icon Wikimedia under Creative-Commons license Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 10 Oct 2017
    Marking the day celebrating Ada Lovelace, discover the intriguing story of her life, Charles Babbage, and their role in the 19th century development of...
  • Uncertainty within the Realm of Statistics Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: The image is a drawn diagram from an academic at the OU

    Uncertainty within the Realm of Statistics

    By Katie Chicot

    Mathematician and tutor, Katie Chicot, questions the role of "certainty" within the realm of statistical data....

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Oct 2017

  • Uncertainty within the Realm of Statistics

    Uncertainty within the Realm of Statistics Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: The image is a drawn diagram from an academic at the OU New content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 06 Oct 2017
    Mathematician and tutor, Katie Chicot, questions the role of "certainty" within the realm of statistical data. She interviews Carol Calvert on the...
  • Perplex: Classic puzzles, past and present Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Perplex: Classic puzzles, past and present

    By Katie Chicot

    Test your puzzle-solving ability with incredibly immersive and interactive puzzles from The Open University and UKMT

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Aug 2017

  • Perplex: Classic puzzles, past and present

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    Perplex: Classic puzzles, past and present Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 31 Aug 2017
    Test your puzzle-solving ability with incredibly immersive and interactive puzzles from The Open University and UKMT
  • More or Less Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    More or Less

    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    16 Aug 2017

  • More or Less

    More or Less Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Aug 2017
    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.
  • Introducing the Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical Creative commons image Icon Wellcome Library, London under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Introducing the Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical

    By Sir Isaac Newton

    Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical was published 330 years ago today. To mark the...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    05 Jul 2017

  • Introducing the Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical

    Introducing the Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical Creative commons image Icon Wellcome Library, London under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 05 Jul 2017
    Isaac Newton's Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematical was published 330 years ago today. To mark the anniversary, here's Newton's original...
  • Does maths offer a better model for multi-candidate elections? Creative commons image Icon Peter Miller under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Does maths offer a better model for multi-candidate elections?

    By Professor Cristoph Borgers

    First past the post - the tradition in UK general elections - isn't a great way to deliver the most agreeable result....

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Jun 2017

  • Does maths offer a better model for multi-candidate elections?

    Does maths offer a better model for multi-candidate elections? Creative commons image Icon Peter Miller under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 07 Jun 2017
    First past the post - the tradition in UK general elections - isn't a great way to deliver the most agreeable result. Cristoph Borgers suggests we make it...
  • More or Less Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Doreen Salcher | Dreamstime.com

    More or Less

    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.

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    Radio Programme

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    26 Jul 2016

  • More or Less

    More or Less Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Doreen Salcher | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 26 Jul 2016
    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.
  • More or Less - Summer 2015 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Doreen Salcher | Dreamstime.com

    More or Less - Summer 2015

    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.

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    Radio Programme

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2016

  • More or Less - Summer 2015

    More or Less - Summer 2015 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Doreen Salcher | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Feb 2016
    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.
  • More or Less: Winter 2016 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Doreen Salcher | Dreamstime.com

    More or Less: Winter 2016

    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.

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    Radio Programme

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2016

  • More or Less: Winter 2016

    More or Less: Winter 2016 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Doreen Salcher | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Feb 2016
    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.
  • Additional efforts: Why we need to be better at maths Creative commons image Icon Sami under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Additional efforts: Why we need to be better at maths

    By Professor Catherine Attard

    We need to be better at maths - and the suggestion that only smart people can be good with numbers is holding a lot...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Jan 2016

  • Additional efforts: Why we need to be better at maths

    Additional efforts: Why we need to be better at maths Creative commons image Icon Sami under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Jan 2016
    We need to be better at maths - and the suggestion that only smart people can be good with numbers is holding a lot of us back.
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