Fallacies in Statistics
Do you know how important a role mathematics and statistics played in WW2? You might have heard about Alan Turning and codebreaking, but do you know how Abraham Wald saved the allied planes by pointing out a statistical fallacy?
Statistics can often appear counter-intuitive, so please come and be challenged in your mathematical thinking! We’ll see other practical examples, e.g. how a naughty pharma company might falsely claim that their Covid medicine is effective, and how using statistics we can disprove them.
Watch live on YouTube on 27 September via the link below.
Hosted by the Open University
Looking Forward: Glasgow Science Festival
Glasgow Science Festival kicks off tomorrow (1 - 11 June 2023), with the theme "Glasgow's Looking Forward". We've had a browse through the programme, and picked out some of our favourite events.
Upcoming Events1st Jan-31st Dec
Stirling University Self-led Maths Trail
University of Stirling Campus All day Free
Take a self-guided walk around Stirling University campus and discover how there is mathematics in architecture, art and nature.