MRC Biostatistics Unit 12th Annual Armitage Lecture and Workshop
Thursday, 13 November 2014 from 10:30 to 18:00
Registration is NOW OPEN at http://bsuarmitage2014.eventbrite.co.uk/
The BSU is one of the largest groups of biostatisticians in Europe and has established itself as an internationally acclaimed centre for research in biostatistics and a major centre for training and knowledge transfer.
Our researchers work across four major themes:
The introduction of measurement into medicine established the foundations of the modern discipline of biostatistics, crucial to all aspects of medicine, epidemiology and public health. But how did statistics become so embedded? Isabel Baker looks back at Professor Major Greenwood, an eminent statistician of the 20th century, who developed and encouraged some of the first […]
Statistics has been part of the work of the MRC for almost our entire history ― the MRC Biostatistics Unit is 100 years old this year. Here Dr Howard Thom, who did his PhD at the unit, describes how important it is to remember who statistics is for: patients. Psoriatic arthritis is a combination of […]
- CHANGE OF VENUE: Biostatistics Unit Seminar Series - Dr Alex Beskos: Sequential Monte Carlo methods: some Developments and Applications University College London - Tuesday 4th November
Tuesday 4th November, 14:30-15:30 Room MR3 in the Department of Pure Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics, […]
- Pioneering naloxone programme has expanded
More naloxone drug overdose reversal kits distributed (BBC News, Scotland, 28 October 2014) A pioneering […]
- Sheila Bird takes part in the Battle of Ideas
Battle of Ideas 2014 | 18 & 19 October | London The Battle of Ideas […]
- Government pledges to do more to reduce risk of vCJD transmission
17 October 2014 The Science and Technology Select Committee has today received the Government’s response […]
- Catalina Vallejos awarded John Copas Prize (sponsored by the Faculty of Science at the University of Warwick)
The MRC Biostatistics Unit is delighted with the Warwick Statistics Department announcement that the 2014 […]
- CHANGE OF TIME AND VENUE: Biostatistics Unit Seminar Series - Paul Kirk: Bayesian Inference for Tumour Heterogeneity using the Hamming Ball Sampler: Tuesday 28th October
Seminar Room, Herschel Smith Building, University Forvie Site Please note the change of time and […]
- Birmingham SLE cohort: outcomes of a large inception cohort followed for up to 21 years.
Yee, CS., Su, L., Toescu, V., Hickman, R., Situnayake, D., Bowman, S., Farewell, V., Gordon, C.
Rheumatology (Oxford) [Epub ahead of print]. (15th October 2014)
- Dementia: Time trends and policy responses.
Wu, YT., Matthews, FE., Brayne, C.
Maturitas 79(2): 191-195. (8th October 2014)
- Predictive distributions were developed for the extent of heterogeneity in meta-analyses of continuous outcome data.
Rhodes, KM., Turner, RM., Higgins, JP.
J Clin Epidemiol [Epub ahead of print]. (7th October 2014)
- Allowing for non-adherence to treatment in a randomized controlled trial of two antidepressants (citalopram versus reboxetine): an example from the GENPOD trial.
Wiles, NJ., Fischer, K., Cowen, P., Nutt, D., Peters, TJ., Lewis, G., White, IR.
Psychol Med 44(13): 2855-66. (3rd October 2014)
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