Straight Statistics collaborated with Sense about Science to produce a simple guide to numerical and statistical traps, Making Sense of Statistics.
The bigger a study, the better? That’s an assumption often made. But even studies that knock us out by their sheer size may be wrong.
Rearrange the following into a common phrase or saying: horse, stable door, close, bolted.
This week farmers in the UK and Ireland are labouring to complete an agricultural census for the European Union.
David Cameron’s open data policy is intended to make good his promise of government transparency.
As the party leaders prepare for their final election debate, Straight Statistics and Sense about Science today publish a guide for the perplexed.
Tomorrow a court in Antwerp is expected to rule that Holland’s worst-ever serial killer is innocent of the charges for which she was jailed for life in 2004.
There is still room for improvement in the statistical sophistication of Home Office press releases, but very few are as bad as the notorious “knife crime” release issued on 11 December