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Michael has given many public and private lectures and presentations to a wide range of audiences, from book clubs of no more than a dozen people, to private organisations and business, professional groups and sell-out public events of 300-plus. Previous engagements include:
Royal Society of Arts, Healthcare Commission, BBC Business and Economics Unit, BBC creative leadership, Glasgow University, London School of Economics, Annual Conference of Medical Statisticians, The Royal Statistical Society, Wellcome Foundation, Institute of Public Relations, SAS business analytics, Scottish Executive, Young Statisticians, Care Quality Commission, Department for Business, Department of Health , Local Authorities Research and Intelligence Association (LARIA), Social Services Research Group (SSRG), Office for National Statistics (ONS), AQMeN, and various book festivals.
“Brilliant. The best feedback we’ve had.” BBC College of Journalism.
His subjects include all areas of argument that use data and numbers, in the news, in politics and in life, from the economy and public spending to business performance and healthcare, crime, education and climate. He is particularly interested in data and storytelling, data presentation (including animation), evidenced-based policy, the history of public spending and taxation, trends in policy, choice in public services and in public understanding and media use of numbers.
Crime Date, Technology, and Crime Reporting; Media Trust Society / BBC College of Journalism, 22.03.2011