History of Science & Statistics

To understand the present it helps to know about the past. Read here about the men and women who shaped the way we look at the world.

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  • Author: Oz Flanagan
  • Published: Jun 05, 2014 in Web Exclusive Articles

Young Statisticians Writing Competition: write with Significance!

  • Author: Jennifer Rogers
  • Published: May 20, 2014 in Web Exclusive Articles

Alphonse Bertillon and the measure of man: More expert than Sherlock Holmes

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Victorian eyes: Literary, statistical, and artistic perspectives on Victorian novels – and Dickens's unfinished murder mystery

A man who did not get a Pulitzer Prize

  • Author: Mikhail Simkin
  • Published: Apr 28, 2014 in Web Exclusive Articles

The search for 'Divergents' and measurement error

  • Author: Michael A. Lewis
  • Published: Apr 07, 2014 in Web Exclusive Articles

Malevich in London – but is this art?

  • Author: Mario Cortina Borja & Neal Alexander
  • Published: Mar 14, 2014 in Web Exclusive Articles

The evolution of the modern census

  • Author: Thomas King
  • Published: Mar 03, 2014 in Web Exclusive Articles

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