Embrace uncertainty

Clinical Research Day 2020, University of Basel

«Statistical significance is dead – let's embrace uncertainty», an Update Session with Valentin Amrhein, Thomas Fabbro and Deborah Vogt.
Jakob Eggenberger

Congrats on your Master theses, Natalie Jeanneret, Jakob Eggenberger, and Freya Pappert!

Even before he finished his master studies, MSc Jakob Eggenberger (photo) was hired as a Ranger at the Greifensee-Foundation and is now at the veterinary office Zurich. MSc Freya Pappert is now PhD student in Marine Evolutionary Ecology.…

Poster prize for Lilla Lovász, again

Lilla Lovász won the prize for the best poster at the 12th Conference of the European Ornithologists Union (Cluj-Napoca, Romania). The second poster prize in a row, on the same biennial conference!

World Conference of Science Journalists, Lausanne

Valentin Amrhein and Christie Aschwanden give a workshop on «Seeking elusive truths: How to judge statistical results as a non-statistician».
«Special Vision 2030 Seminar» at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Bern

«Special Vision 2030 Seminar» at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Bern

Discussion about «Retiring statistical significance: why and how?» with Nicola Low, Christian Althaus, Matthias Egger, Marcel Zwahlen, Orestis Efthimiou et al.
Singen wie die Vögel

Exhibition «Singing like the birds» in the nature reserve Neeracherried

In the exhibition «Singen wie die Vögel», visitors use laptops and high-quality headphones to experience birdsong. The exhibition makes extensive use of sonograms and allows to play birdsong with varying temporal resolution to enable the…
Altmetric Retire statistical significance

Research of the Month: It’s time to retire statistical significance

Our commentary in Nature has generated the highest Altmetric score of public attention so far. What happened in the aftermath of the 2016 statement on P-values by the American Statistical Association is one of the four things I found…
Retire statistical significance

Retire statistical significance

Valentin Amrhein, Sander Greenland, Blake McShane and more than 800 signatories call for an end to hyped claims and the dismissal of possibly crucial effects.
American Statistician

Statistical inference in the 21st century: a world beyond p < 0.05

43 papers and one editorial in a special issue of The American Statistician. The editorial is about Moving to a world beyond "p < 0.05". Our contribution is about Inferential statistics as descriptive statistics: There is no replication…

New paper in PeerJ on effects of decreasing nitrogen deposition in Swiss mountain hay meadows

Nitrogen deposition is a major threat to biodiversity in many habitats. The recent introduction of cleaner technologies in Switzerland has led to a reduction in the emissions of nitrogen oxides, with a consequent decrease in nitrogen…