As of the 23rd May 2022 this website is archived and will receive no further updates. was produced by the Winton programme for the public understanding of risk based in the Statistical Laboratory in the University of Cambridge. The aim was to help improve the way that uncertainty and risk are discussed in society, and show how probability and statistics can be both useful and entertaining.

Many of the animations were produced using Flash and will no longer work.

For Educators

We hope this site may be useful to people teaching about uncertainty, whether it's the mathematics of probability and statistics, or the responses of individuals or society to risk.

For a related schools-based enrichment activity, see the Risk Roadshow offered by the Millennium Mathematics Project.

Subscribe to RSS - education