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  1. News from the world of maths: Issue 48 of Plus is out now!

    ... of podcasts, news and reviews. In this issue... Understanding uncertainty: How long will you live? It's impossible to give a precise ...

    plusadmin - 19 Aug 2010 - 19:25 - 0 comments

  2. Plus Magazine

    ... Understanding uncertainty: Small but lethal Comparing and communicating small ...

    plusadmin - 21 Jul 2010 - 14:30

  3. Plus Magazine

    ... 2009 In this issue... Understanding uncertainty: Breast screening, a statistical controversy One in nine ...

    plusadmin - 16 Apr 2010 - 14:05

  4. Plus Magazine

    September 2008 Understanding uncertainty: How long will you live? Well, no-one knows exactly, but ...

    plusadmin - 16 Apr 2010 - 14:05

  5. News from the world of maths: London science blogging conference

    ... Plus in attendance will be the Cambridge-based blogs Understanding Uncertainty and Sciencebase . There aren't many mathematically focused ...

    plusadmin - 6 Apr 2010 - 14:44 - 0 comments

  6. Teacher package: Maths and art

    ... to art. ( Physics, string theory ) Understanding uncertainty: Pure randomness in art — This article is based on a talk the ...

    plusadmin - 12 Jun 2014 - 15:56 - 0 comments

  7. Editorial

    ... disease, because environmental factors also come into play. Uncertainty comes into almost every aspect of the analysis, and to enable ... medical profession itself is no stranger to the language of uncertainty. New treatments and interventions are tested in controlled trials, ... David Speigelhalter's Plus column or visit the Understanding uncertainty website . ...

    plusadmin - 17 Jun 2010 - 12:03

  8. 'An accidental statistician'

    ... surfaces , with Norman Hunter (1987). It expresses a key understanding behind statistical modelling — and it applies to broader ... Kevin is an occasional contributor to the Understanding Uncertainty website . Review by  Kevin McConway ...

    Marianne - 20 Apr 2015 - 14:58 - 1 comment

  9. Quantum geometry

    ... years or so physics has been chipping away at our intuitive understanding of the space we live in. Physicists tell us that rather than ... than the ordinary notion of space we're used to. Quantum uncertainty Werner Heisenberg, 1901-1976. But why ...

    plusadmin - 26 Mar 2015 - 09:20 - 5 comments

  10. How to advise politicians

    ... more time and effort, or are they down to deeper gaps in or understanding or to processes we just can't pin down with better accuracy. ... to talk in terms of certainty. For more on risk and uncertainty see our understanding uncertainty section. ...

    Marianne - 17 Feb 2013 - 19:31 - 0 comments