Statistical vigilantes: the war on scientific fraud
From The Guardian's Science Weekly - Hannah Devlin delves into the case of a shamed Japanese scientist to explore how statistical malpractice is damaging science - whether employed knowingly or not
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Statistical vigilantes: the war on scientific fraud 2017-09-14 02:53:55 Hannah Devlin delves into the case of a shamed Japanese scientist to explore how statistical malpractice is damaging science - whether employed knowingly or not 27 minutes, 48 seconds
Cross Section: Dame Stephanie Shirley 2017-08-16 08:32:13 Hannah Devlin speaks with the IT pioneer about her life as a woman in tech, having a son with autism, and how it all led to her later role as a philanthropist
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Cross section: Athene Donald 2017-06-27 23:30:13 Hannah Devlin sits down with experimental physicist Athene Donald to explore her work in polymers and role as an advocate for gender equality in science
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