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
Upcoming Events29th Aug-31st May
Money Maths at Museum on the Mound
Museum on the Mound All day Free
We are excited to offer Maths versions of our popular money-themed schools workshops. These are entirely free of charge. Best suited for P5-P7 pupils.