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Will a realistic complex system be stable?

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Dr Paul Kirk from the MRC Biostatistics Unit (BSU) and colleagues from Imperial College London — including joint first author, Delphine Rolando — have just published a paper in the New Journal of Physics investigating the stability of complex systems. This new research has implications for a variety of fields, including ecology, molecular biology, disease []

Adaptive Designs Improving Efficiency of Real Trials

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An exciting adaptive trial design developed by statisticians at the MRC Biostatistics Unit Hub for Trials Methodology Research has led to the successful, early completion of a trial testing a new scanning technique in renal cell carcinoma. The trial, funded by Cancer Research UK and the NIHR Cambridge Biomedical Research Centre, used a novel two-stage []

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