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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. Making sense of election statistics

    ... Approving a president David Spiegelhalter runs the Understanding Uncertainty website and has a column in Plus . Michael Blastland is ...

    Marianne - 18 Oct 2016 - 09:58 - 0 comments

  7. Renewable energy and telecommunications

    ... telecommunications industry. A mathematical understanding of stochastic processes is essential in communications science, ... as wind power, in the electricity grid, there will also be uncertainty, as we don’t know what the wind will be doing tomorrow," explains ...

    Marianne - 2 Feb 2017 - 14:30 - 0 comments

  8. 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

  9. Maths in a minute: False positives

    ... is an extract from Mike Pearson and Ian Short's article Understanding uncertainty: Visualising probabilities . ...

    Marianne - 14 Nov 2016 - 11:12 - 1 comment

  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