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Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication


19 Sep
A new blog and podcast from María del Carmen Climént Palmer on the problem of the lack of numerical and statistical training in medical schools, and the effects it can have on patients.
13 Sep
Detail of genetic report
Genetic test reports are typically very difficult to understand, being full of technical terms that non-specialists don't understand. Our work on improving this situation is now published.
11 Sep
We are now inviting applications for both a postgraduate and a postdoctoral psychologist to join the team for a year.
25 Jul
Alex Freeman has written a commissioned review summarising the evidence on medical risk communication, which has just been published (Open Access)
22 Jul
David Spiegelhalter helped design a citizen science 'game' with the Met Office which has revealed that adding information about the certainty of a weather forecast helped people make better decisions.
15 Jul
The Winton Centre team
The Winton Centre are hiring a postdoctoral psychologist to work on the communication of seismic risk.
28 Oct

David wrote a blog on the recent paper published by the Lancet demonstrating the global impact of alcohol consumption. This was a huge exercise from the Gates Foundation-funded Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) in Seattle. Read more ...

31 Aug

The Winton Centre for Risk & Evidence Communication at the University of Cambridge, in association with the M2D Network are delighted to announce that they are holding a 24hr workshop on communicating uncertainty on November 26-27th 2018, at Ye Olde Bell hotel in Berkshire.

The aim of the workshop is to bring together modellers and researchers with uncertainties to communicate, …