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Faculty of Mathematics

 

Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk

Research Interests: Public understanding of uncertainty and risk, Bayesian methods, biostatistics, performance assessment

Examples sheets and lecture notes can be found on my teaching page.

Publications

Conducting fit-for-purpose food safety risk assessments
Y Devos, KC Elliott, P Macdonald, K McComas, L Parrino, D Vrbos, T Robinson, D Spiegelhalter, B Gallani
– EFSA Journal
(2019)
17,
ARTN e170707
Communicating uncertainty about facts, numbers and science
AM van der Bles, S van der Linden, ALJ Freeman, J Mitchell, AB Galvao, L Zaval, DJ Spiegelhalter
– R Soc Open Sci
(2019)
6,
181870
Winners and losers: communicating the potential impacts of policies
C Brick, ALJ Freeman, S Wooding, WJ Skylark, TM Marteau, DJ Spiegelhalter
– Palgrave Communications
(2018)
4,
69
Communicating health risks in science publications: time for everyone to take responsibility.
ALJ Freeman, DJ Spiegelhalter
– BMC medicine
(2018)
16,
207
Winners and Losers: Communicating the Potential Impacts of Policies: Commentary on Zeller.
C Brick, DJ Spiegelhalter
– Nicotine & tobacco research : official journal of the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco
(2019)
21,
336
Commentary on Piumatti et al 2018
D Spiegelhalter
– Journal of public health (Oxford, England)
(2018)
40,
312
18 The effects of communicating uncertainty about facts and numbers
AMVD Bles, SVD Linden, A Freeman, D Spiegelhalter
– BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine
(2018)
23,
a9
Comparing comprehension and perception for alternative speed‐of‐ageing and standard hazard ratio formats
CL Heard, T Rakow, D Spiegelhalter
– Applied Cognitive Psychology
(2018)
32,
81
Comparing What to What, on What Scale? The Impact of Item Comparisons and Reference Points in Communicating Risk and Uncertainty
T Rakow, E Blackshaw, C Pagel, DS Spiegelhalter
– Journal of Behavioral Decision Making
(2018)
31,
547
Trust in numbers
D Spiegelhalter
– Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. Series A: Statistics in Society
(2017)
180,
949
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Research Groups

Centre for Mathematical Imaging in Healthcare
DPMMS retired
Statistical Laboratory
Winton Centre for Risk and Evidence Communication

Room

D2.06

Telephone

01223 337945