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  • Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Jan 2016

  • Why don't statistics reveal when sports matches have been fixed?

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 23 Jan 2016
    Sport is awash in data - so you'd assume it'd be easy to tell if a game has been rigged on the whim of a shady gambling syndicate. It's not that easy, though...
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    More or Less: interview with Tim Harford

    By Professor Kevin McConway, Tim Harford

    Tim Harford, from More or Less, talks with Kevin McConway on why statistics matter and how they can impact the...

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    20 mins

    Updated on:

    04 Jan 2016

  • More or Less: interview with Tim Harford

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    More or Less: interview with Tim Harford Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Duration 20 mins Updated 04 Jan 2016
    Tim Harford, from More or Less, talks with Kevin McConway on why statistics matter and how they can impact the future.
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    Can we be sure the data on EU migration are correct?

    By Nando Sigona

    If we count everyone as a migrant every time they cross any border within the EU, how can we get a clear picture of...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Oct 2015

  • Can we be sure the data on EU migration are correct?

    Can we be sure the data on EU migration are correct? Creative commons image Icon Caruso Penguin under CC-BY-NC licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Oct 2015
    If we count everyone as a migrant every time they cross any border within the EU, how can we get a clear picture of migration numbers, asks Nando Sigona.
  • People, automobiles and statistics

    By Dr Tony Nixon

    Understanding probability and statistics is vital in many branches of engineering, particularly in production and...

    Read now: People, automobiles and statistics about Managing projects through people

    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Oct 2015

  • People, automobiles and statistics

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Oct 2015
    Understanding probability and statistics is vital in many branches of engineering, particularly in production and design. We look to automobile design and...
  • More or Less - Past episodes

    Go back in time by exploring past episodes of More or Less, BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Aug 2015

  • More or Less - Past episodes

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Aug 2015
    Go back in time by exploring past episodes of More or Less, BBC Radio 4's surprising and refreshing guide to statistics.
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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jun 2015

  • OU on the BBC: More or Less - Obesity Projections, Global Footprint, Street Value of Drugs

    OU on the BBC: More or Less - Obesity Projections, Global Footprint, Street Value of Drugs Creative commons image Icon e-Magine Art under CC-BY-SA licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 Jun 2015
    As the series draws to a close, Tim Harford and the More or Less team are packing in the statistical goodies so that you can go into numerical...
  • Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    04 Jun 2015

  • OU on the BBC: More or Less - HPV Vaccine, Qatar migrant workers and chocolate diets

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 04 Jun 2015
    Tim Harford and the More or Less team investigate the numbers behin the side-effects of the HPV vaccine, deaths of migrant workers in Qatar and look at the...
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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 May 2015

  • OU on the BBC: More or Less - Seven-day NHS, John Nash and productivity

    OU on the BBC: More or Less - Seven-day NHS, John Nash and productivity Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Viktor Levi | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 May 2015
    Tim Harford looks at a seven day-a-week NHS, 'A Beautiful Mind' mathematician John Nash, productivity and animal slaughter. 
  • Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 May 2015

  • OU on the BBC: More or Less - Female drink drivers, pub closures and The Rotterdam Effect

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 May 2015
    Tim Harford investigates the statistics behind female drink drivers, whether half our exports really go to Europe and the rate at which pubs in the UK are...
  • Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    14 May 2015

  • OU on the BBC: More or Less - Strokes, teachers and electoral reform

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 14 May 2015
    Tim Harford investigates strokes, the plight of new teachers, overhauling the electoral system and how computers struggle with big numbers as much as we do!
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