News from the world of maths: Professor risk

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Friday, December 11, 2009

Professor risk

Are you a committed non-smoker who loves rock climbing? Then, like most of us, your have an ambivalent attitude to risk. Some risks are so much fun they're worth taking, and others you definitely stay clear of. But what's the attitude of a risk professional like David Spiegelhalter, Cambridge Professor of Public Understanding of Risk (and regular contributor to Plus)? Find out in this short video posted on the Cambridge Ideas website.

posted by Plus @ 3:41 PM


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