Useful Links


UK Statistics Authority: guide to the statistical system, rules and governance
UK National Statistics: the publication hub provides a diary of recent and forthcoming statistics. Useful RSS feed available
Royal Statistical Society: news, events and publications from the Royal Statistical Society
Understanding Uncertainty: risk, chance and probability elegantly explained on the site run by David Spiegelhalter’s Cambridge group
More or Less: the website of Radio 4s excellent series on the use and abuse of numbers, created by Michael Blastland and Andrew Dilnot and presented by Tim Harford
Risk Research: projects in progress in a university network of researchers interested in the perception of real life risks
Bad Science: Dr Ben Goldacre’s provocative and fearless take on snake oil salesmen and the iniquities of the media
Better Journalism: the Media Standards Trust promotes excellence in the media
Freedom of Information: how to use the FoI Act, news and comment on issues of press freedom
Press Complaints: the website of the Press Complaints Commission- codes of practice, making a complaint
Mathematical Thinking: Open University website on understanding numbers