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  • 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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    Article

    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...
  • 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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    Radio Programme

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    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.
  • 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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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jun 2017

  • How good were the pollster's predictions?

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    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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    Article

    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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    Article

    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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    Article

    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.
  • OpenLearn Live: 1st August 2016 Creative commons image Icon Nationaal Archief of the Netherlands under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    OpenLearn Live: 1st August 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The slow burn of an incendiary John Lennon line - and why chickens aren't linked to oil imports. Free learning from...

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    Audio

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    01 Aug 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 1st August 2016

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    OpenLearn Live: 1st August 2016 Creative commons image Icon Nationaal Archief of the Netherlands under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 01 Aug 2016
    The slow burn of an incendiary John Lennon line - and why chickens aren't linked to oil imports. Free learning from across the day.
  • 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.

    Learn more: More or Less

    Radio Programme

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    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.
  • How can statistics bring dead languages back to life? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Gellinger
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Jul 2016

  • How can statistics bring dead languages back to life?

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    How can statistics bring dead languages back to life? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Gellinger
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Jul 2016
    Languages long unspoken are being brought back to life through statistical models.
  • OpenLearn Live: 22nd June 2016 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Library of Congress

    OpenLearn Live: 22nd June 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The greatest electoral fraud in history, and learn how to digest statistics over lunch. Then more free learning...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Jun 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 22nd June 2016

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    OpenLearn Live: 22nd June 2016 Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Library of Congress
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Jun 2016
    The greatest electoral fraud in history, and learn how to digest statistics over lunch. Then more free learning across the day.

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    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and Statistics

    Course Course
    BSc (Honours) Mathematics and Statistics Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    Mathematics and statistics play an important role in almost every area of life,...

    Developing statistical thinking

    Course Course
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 15 Mar 2018
    This module will help you develop your knowledge, appreciation and understanding...

    Introducing statistics

    Course Course
    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 11 Jan 2018
    Today, more than ever, statistics is part of our lives. From this key introductory...
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