The vital role of ventilation in the spread of COVID-19 has been quantified by researchers, who have found that in poorly-ventilated spaces, the virus can
Jan. 20, 2021 • ~6 min
Existing limited evidence suggests that wearing face coverings to protect against COVID-19 does not lead to a false sense of security and is unlikely to
July 27, 2020 • ~5 min
“Risk perception” among UK population greater than in nine other countries surveyed for latest research.
May 6, 2020 • ~6 min
A series of experiments – including one on the BBC News website –finds the use of numerical ranges in news reports helps us grasp the uncertainty of stats while maintaining trust in data and its sources.
March 23, 2020 • ~6 min
Climate change could add around 20% to the global cost of extreme weather events by 2040, according to early findings from Cambridge researchers, who are urging businesses to evaluate their own exposures to the growing risk to improve their resilience and sustainability.
Feb. 26, 2020 • ~4 min
Two Cambridge risk researchers discuss how national governments are still stuck on "old problems", and run through the things that should be keeping our leaders awake at night.
Nov. 1, 2019 • ~8 min
Governments are failing to understand global catastrophic risks and need to take urgent action, says new report
Governments are failing to understand the human-driven catastrophic risks that threaten global security, prosperity and potential, and could in the worst case lead to mass harm and societal collapse, say researchers at the University of Cambridge.
Aug. 13, 2019 • ~4 min