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The Probability of the Next Terrorist Attack | Stats + Stories Episode 182

Release Date: 4/1/2021

Guest: Walter Piegorsch

When planning for potential disasters, we often focus on hurricanes that might ravage coastal areas or tornados and droughts that strike rural parts of the Midwest. But researchers are also working to uncover the vulnerabilities faced by urban areas and that’s the focus of this episode of Stats and Stories with guest WAlter Piegorsch. 


How Where You Live Effects Your Health | Stats + Stories Episode 181

Release Date: 3/25/2021

Guest: Leslie McClure

After over a year of being stuck in our houses. A lot of us are appreciating the outdoors on our planet a little bit more healthy environment and more our focus on this episode of Stats and Stories with guest Leslie McClure.


An Anti-Racist Approach to Data Science | Stats + Short Stories Episode 180

Release Date: 3/18/2021

Guest: Emily Hadley

Individuals and institutions around the United States are grappling with the history of racism in the country as well as the ways they themselves have contributed to it. Many are working to adopt anti-racist approaches to their work and in their everyday lives. How to be an anti-racist data scientist is the focus of this episode of Stats and Stories with guest Emily Hadley.


Migration Math | Stats + Short Stories Episode 179

Release Date: 3/11/2021

Guest: Dr. Marie McAuliffe

As COVID has ravaged the globe, it's overshadowed another ongoing global story of migration, according to new data from the International Organization for Migration, migrants make up 3.5%. of the total global population with the top five countries of origin being India and Mexico China, Russia and Syria that information and more can be found in the IOM 2020 world migration report, that's the focus of this episode of Stats and Stories with guest Marie McAuliffe.


Cautionary Tales | Stats + Short Stories Episode 178

Release Date: 3/4/2021

Guest: Tim Harford

Everyone has a podcast nowadays. Whether it's about sports, politics or features some of the most fascinating discussions on the current state of statistical communication in the world. No matter the topic, it seems like someone, somewhere is talking into a microphone about it. Getting someone to act on your podcast however, that's a lot more rare. Today we're here to discuss podcasting with our guest Tim Harford.