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Ilan Goodman
Risky Talk
How can we best communicate the risks and the evidence on the most pressing issues of the day – from genetics and nutrition, to climate change and immigration? David Spiegelhalter is joined by the world’s top experts to tackle urgent, practical challenges which affect us all.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 59 ratings
Deserves a wider audience
Really concise, clear explanations on the statistics flooding us each day. The team of experts hosted by Professor Spiegelhalter bring clarity to an array of topics. A model for communication of scientific/mathematical issues to the broader public.
Khlongtoei via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 03/30/21
Well done!
Balanced concise and timely. I hope many folks find this podcast
andersondrawers via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 11/25/20
The Covid-19 episode was just sublime , there any many articles out there quoting figures, very useful having statisticians give their view. Would be great to have an update after say a month, where you look at some of the figures/countries you discussed with latest information such as Sweden...Read full review »
I love the genuine article via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 04/04/20
Recent Episodes
Published 10/14/21
Politicians and civil servants are hungry for data to help design effective policy. How do we best collect and communicate this evidence - to support good governance and public accountability?  Joining David to explore interactive dashboards, misinformation and what’s not in the data are:  ...
Published 04/26/21
Statistics needs care and context - but journalists are under pressure to craft engaging stories. Is there a way of doing both? the Guardian's data editor Caelainn Barr, science writer Tom Chivers and National Numeracy’s Paul Milner join David to explore how you turn data into clear and...
Published 03/28/21
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