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How to make the world add up

3:00pm-4:00pm on Saturday 27 March

Times shown are in GMT (UTC +0) up to the 27th March. For events on or after 28th March times are in BST (UTC +1).

COVID-19 has brought daily reports of statistics and numbers that can seem overwhelming. What do they all mean and how can we tell which statistics we should pay attention?

Economist, journalist and broadcaster Tim Harford speaks to David Spiegelhalter, Chair of the Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication at the University of Cambridge, about Harford's recent book, How to make the world add up: Ten rules for thinking differently about numbers. He describes the book as "my effort to help you think clearly about the numbers that swirl all around us" - a vital discussion in an age of so much conflicting information.

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Additional Information

Age: Adults
Timing: Available on Demand, Live Stream
Cost: free
Event Capacity: unlimited
Theme: Explore

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