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  • How have family budgets changed in sixty years? Creative commons image Icon Paul Townsend under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license

    How have family budgets changed in sixty years?

    By Joanna Bulman

    The government has been gathering data about household outgoings for six decades. It tracks social and structural...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jan 2018

  • How have family budgets changed in sixty years?

    How have family budgets changed in sixty years? Creative commons image Icon Paul Townsend under Creative Commons BY-ND 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jan 2018
    The government has been gathering data about household outgoings for six decades. It tracks social and structural changes  over those times, says the...
  • How much money does the UK really contribute to the European Union? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: WerbeFabrik

    How much money does the UK really contribute to the European Union?

    By The ONS Digital team

    You've seen the bus. You've heard the arguments. But what does the Office For National Statistics say about the UK's...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Jan 2018

  • How much money does the UK really contribute to the European Union?

    How much money does the UK really contribute to the European Union? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: WerbeFabrik New content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 16 Jan 2018
    You've seen the bus. You've heard the arguments. But what does the Office For National Statistics say about the UK's actual net contribution to the EU budget?
  • How much electronic waste do we generate as a species? Creative commons image Icon sinkdd under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    How much electronic waste do we generate as a species?

    By Madhukara Putty

    Old computers, knackered telly sets and phones that are so last year: How much of this discarded stuff is piling up?

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Jan 2018

  • How much electronic waste do we generate as a species?

    How much electronic waste do we generate as a species? Creative commons image Icon sinkdd under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license New content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 11 Jan 2018
    Old computers, knackered telly sets and phones that are so last year: How much of this discarded stuff is piling up?
  • 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

    Updated on:

    08 Jan 2018

  • More or Less

    More or Less Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 08 Jan 2018
    Tim Harford presents BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics in the news.
  • Hans Rosling: How to compare countries using statistics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Wingspan Productions

    Hans Rosling: How to compare countries using statistics

    By Professor Hans Rosling

    Statistician magician, the late Hans Rosling shows you how to collate and animate the data of different countries in...

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    1 hour

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Dec 2017

  • Hans Rosling: How to compare countries using statistics

    Hans Rosling: How to compare countries using statistics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Wingspan Productions
    Introductory level Duration 1 hour Updated 22 Dec 2017
    Statistician magician, the late Hans Rosling shows you how to collate and animate the data of different countries in these short videos that depict our...
  • 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
    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...
  • How good were the pollster's predictions? Creative commons image Icon Manuel M. Vicente from Spain under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    How good were the pollster's predictions?

    By Leighton Vaughan Williams

    As politicians try to make sense of the results of the 2017 General Election, how well did the polls give us a guide...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jun 2017

  • How good were the pollster's predictions?

    How good were the pollster's predictions? Creative commons image Icon Manuel M. Vicente from Spain under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Jun 2017
    As politicians try to make sense of the results of the 2017 General Election, how well did the polls give us a guide to the final result? Leighton Vaughan...
  • Hidden Maths

    Join us in breaking down the myths and mystery surrounding the world of Mathematics and Statistics with our FREE...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    20 Apr 2017

  • Hidden Maths

    Introductory level Updated 20 Apr 2017
    Join us in breaking down the myths and mystery surrounding the world of Mathematics and Statistics with our FREE learning content. 
  • Has Donald Trump improved the US economy in fifty days? Creative commons image Icon Steven Depolo under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Has Donald Trump improved the US economy in fifty days?

    By Gabriella Legrenzi

    Donald Trump is proudly acclaiming his great economic data. But is he actually enjoying a boom handed to him by...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Mar 2017

  • Has Donald Trump improved the US economy in fifty days?

    Has Donald Trump improved the US economy in fifty days? Creative commons image Icon Steven Depolo under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Mar 2017
    Donald Trump is proudly acclaiming his great economic data. But is he actually enjoying a boom handed to him by President Obama? Gabriella Legrenzi considers...
  • What do safe drinking guidelines mean? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Benis Arapovic | Dreamstime.com

    What do safe drinking guidelines mean?

    By David Spiegelhalter

    The professor charged with Public Understanding of Risk tries to make sense of the latest rules for safe alcohol...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    16 Nov 2016

  • What do safe drinking guidelines mean?

    What do safe drinking guidelines mean? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Benis Arapovic | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 16 Nov 2016
    The professor charged with Public Understanding of Risk tries to make sense of the latest rules for safe alcohol consumption.

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    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and Statistics

    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and Statistics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018
    Mathematics and statistics play an important role in almost every area of life,...

    Practical modern statistics

    Intermediate level Duration 300 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    The module introduces four major topics of modern applied statistics: medical...

    Developing statistical thinking

    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018 Register by 15 Mar 2018
    This module will help you develop your knowledge, appreciation and understanding...

    Introducing statistics

    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018 Register by 11 Jan 2018
    Today, more than ever, statistics is part of our lives. From this key introductory...

    Mathematical statistics

    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 15 Jan 2018 Register by 13 Sep 2018
    This online module provides you with the mathematical underpinning for statistical...
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