Thomas Lumley

Thomas Lumley is Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Auckland.

Mar 11, 2021

How many people need to be vaccinated before NZ can get back to normal?

To reap the rewards of the vaccination programme, we need enough people to take part. Here's the maths.

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Jul 27, 2020

Brownlee says National is the victim of a 'rogue' poll. Can that really be true?

Everyone in politics is talking about rogue polls, after a Newshub Reid Research survey put the National Party on just 25%.

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Apr 19, 2020

A big unknown of Covid-19 in NZ? The number of cases we have not detected

We can be confident the population prevalence of Covid-19 is less than 1%, but what else can we conclude?

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