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Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics

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

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,
948
Communicating risk in primary care: what the Academy of Medical Sciences' report means in practice
A Freeman, M Marshall, J Treadwell, D Spiegelhalter, I Rafi
– The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
(2017)
67,
346
Discussion of "The ASA’s p-value statement, one year on" by Robert Matthews
DJ Spiegelhalter
– Significance
(2017)
The ASA's p-value statement, one year on
R Matthews, R Wasserstein, D Spiegelhalter
– Significance
(2017)
14,
38
Understanding Children’s Heart Surgery Data: A Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Codevelop a Website
C Pagel, E Jesper, J Thomas, E Blackshaw, T Rakow, M Pearson, D Spiegelhalter
– The Annals of thoracic surgery
(2017)
104,
342
Risk and Uncertainty Communication
D Spiegelhalter
– Annual Review of Statistics and Its Application
(2017)
4,
31
David Spiegelhalter: Doesn't like Hunt's use of statistics.
D Spiegelhalter
– The BMJ
(2016)
354,
i4795
Teaching Probability
J Gage, D Spiegelhalter
(2016)
Implementing informative priors for heterogeneity in meta-analysis using meta-regression and pseudo data
KM Rhodes, RM Turner, IR White, D Jackson, DJ Spiegelhalter, JPT Higgins
– Statistics in medicine
(2016)
35,
5495
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Room

D2.06

Telephone

01223 337945