Winton Professor of the Public Understanding of Risk

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The Winton Professorship of the Public Understanding of Risk is a professorship within the Statistical Laboratory of the University of Cambridge.[1] It was established in 2007 in perpetuity by a benefaction of £3.3m from the Winton Charitable Foundation,[2] and is the only professorship of its type in the United Kingdom.[3] There is an associated internet-based program devoted to understanding uncertainty.[4]

List of Winton Professors[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Statutes and Ordinances of University of Cambridge 
  2. ^ "‘Risk professor’ to help public", BBC News, 2007-01-16, retrieved 2009-12-31 
  3. ^ Henderson, Mark (2009-01-05), "Probability lessons", The Times, London 
  4. ^ Understanding uncertainty 

External links[edit]

  • [1] £20 million donation to revolutionise physics research