Frank Duckworth

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Frank Carter Duckworth, MBE is a retired English statistician, one of the two statisticians who developed the Duckworth–Lewis method of resetting targets in interrupted one-day cricket matches. He studied physics (BSc Hons 1961) and earned a PhD (1965) in metallurgy at the University of Liverpool. Prior to his retirement, he worked as a mathematical scientist for the English nuclear power industry.. Announcement for talk by Duckworth at the Australian National University, 20 February 2009 He is a consultant statistician to the International Cricket Council, and the editor of the Royal Statistical Society's monthly news magazine, RSS News. He also served on the editorial board of Significance before stepping down in 2010. In 2004 he delivered the Royal Statistical Society Schools Lecture, entitled Lies and Statistics.

Duckworth is also known for developing a system of quantifying personal risk perception,

Duckworth was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2010 Birthday Honours.

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