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Holly Sutherland

Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication

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Holly Sutherland

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Holly studied linguistics as an undergraduate at UCL, and as a postgraduate at the University of Cambridge, with a research focus on psycholinguistics. Her postgraduate thesis examined executive functioning, and its relationship to impaired figurative language comprehension, in autistic and non-autistic individuals. At the Winton Centre she carried out a project to investigate ways to improve the layout of risk matrices. She has now started her PhD at the University of Edinburgh,

Can You Handle the Evidence?

Test your skill at navigating evidence-by-numbers with one of our quick quizzes.

Journalists & Press Officers
Do you know your absolute from your relative risks? Your ORs from your HRs? Test yourself here.
Medical Professionals
You know the difference between sensitivity and specificity, but what about lead-time and overdiagnosis bias? Examine yourself here.
Legal Professionals
Given a positive DNA match, what’s the likelihood of innocence? Check your grasp of forensic evidence & probability here.

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