What Iran Did Not Want You To See | NYT Opinion

It’s really shocking. You see the security forces who are just shooting. The protests were triggered by a massive rise in the fuel price. And within hours of the protests starting, the authorities resorted to the use of firearms to crush down these voices. The Iranian authorities shut down the internet. It happened extremely quickly. […]

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Understanding Polling: A General Election 2019 Guide from Ipsos MORI

[Music] So here are some simple lessons about understanding polls as we go into a very exciting and potentially unpredictable 2019 General Election. One thing I think is worth getting straight is that actually if you look at the history of opinion polling – and people like Professor Will Jennings have done so – polling […]

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Ep. 3 – Science, policy & public opinion: How the wheels turn – Science and policy in HSE

Our role is to make sure we are providing robust scientific evidence and explaining, articulating, describing that in a way so it is really clear to our policy colleagues to make sure that uncertainties have been very well explained. But it’s not the role of a government scientist to be advocating a policy. When we […]

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