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Public or Qualitative

Help for Authors

Getting Started

If you are going to edit an existing page, the first thing to do is to find it in the menu system, view it, and click on Edit.
If you want to create a new page you have a couple of decisions to make first:

  1. Is it for internal or external use?

Qualitative Concepts

These might include:

  • Precautionary principle
  • Evaluating Evidence
  • Psychology of risk behaviour
  • Neurophysiology of risk behaviour
  • Sociology of risk / Risk in society
  • Philosophy of risk
  • What is ‘probability’/ risk etc?
  • Risk communication
  • Teaching resources on risk/uncertainty

Quantitative Concepts

These might include:

  • Learning from data
  • Absolute and relative risks
  • Individual and ‘average’ risks
  • Bayes theorem
  • Regression-to-the-mean
  • Unexpected / rare events, coincidences
  • Trends
  • When to stop?
  • Ranking
  • Predictability


These might include:

  1. Lifestyle
    1. Sex
    2. Drugs
    3. Smoking
    4. Alcohol
  2. Childhood
    1. Accidents
    2. Violence
    3. Obesity
  3. Healthcare
    1. NICE approvals
    2. Vaccines (MMR etc)
    3. League tables
    4. Drug Safety

Internal Documents

This is a directory of internal documents.

See the site bibliography for referenced works.

Website To Do List

Current Issues

Here's my current list of Drupal issues:

  • Print CSS
  • swf printing within page
  • Google Analytics
  • webalyzer view or similar
  • Can we make the login block https secure? - this is an option in 6 I believe
  • Trawl istockphotos and insert
  • Editor should know about Icons
  • Link colouring

Testing jsMath module

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