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28 Jul
Front page of the new decision aid for Atrial Fibrillation

The Winton Centre was commissioned by NHS England to produce a set of decision support tools, designed to help patients make decisions about their treatment alongside their health professionals.

Working with design company Luna9, the Winton Centre team went through an iterative process, talking to patients, patient support groups, members of the public and clinicians on each topic, refining the …

14 Mar
Cochrane Review of Hydroxychloroquine
The inaugural Harding Prize for Useful and Trustworthy Communication has been jointly won by the ONS Covid Infection Survey and the Cochrane Review of Hydroxychloroquine for Covid-19.
2 Feb
Public Health course

We've just launched a new free e-learning course on our platform https://moodle.wintoncentre.uk. Designed for trainees or professionals at any career stage who are interested in communicating risks in a public health context, the course should take less than 2 hours to complete and ends with a certificate of completion.

It covers how to extract numbers from academic publications, how …

14 Dec
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From anti-vaxx propaganda to partisan political news, social media is awash with dodgy, even dangerous (mis)information. Who is behind this, why do they do it & how can we stop it? Join David in learning more about the social media ecosystem of misinformation!
2 Dec
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A new online tool, the result of a broad collaboration, brings together the best current evidence around Covid-19 transmission to help people decide what to do to protect themselves and others in different scenarios.
2 Dec
Have you seen some brilliant communication of evidence in 2021? Or perhaps some terrible communication? Enter it now for the new Harding prize: https://hardingprize.online
27 Oct
David Spiegelhalter

3 November 2021, 18:30 – 19:30

Bristol-Myers Squibb Lecture Theatre

The current pandemic has emphasised the key role that statistics play in understanding what is going on around us.  But how reliable are all these numbers?  How much should we trust what we hear and read?  I will look at the way that statistics can be used to try and …

14 Oct
Risky Talk

Michael Blastland returns to nudge Sir David out of his own podcast hosting chair and turn the tables, to interview Sir David Spiegelhalter and Dr Anthony Masters on what they've learnt about communicating the risks from Covid-19 after a year of writing regular weekly newspaper columns on the topic (now turned into book form).

Listen here: https://riskytalk.libsyn.com

(Or download from …