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Mark gets mathematical with bayesian mathematician Sophie Carr.

Sophie describes herself as an “accidental mathematician”, getting into the subject after studying to be an engineer. She got her PhD on the job, and transitioned from fluid mechanics to Bayesian statistics.

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Sophie runs Bays Consulting, who you can follow on Twitter along with Sophie herself.

About the guest

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Dr Sophie Carr

VP for education and statistical literacy at the Royal Statistical Society, winner of Women in STEM of the year, owner of Bays Consulting, lover of Bayesian statistics.

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