Exciting PhD Studentship Opportunity at MRC Biostatistics Unit
Would you like to do a PhD at the internationally renowned MRC Biostatistics Unit in Cambridge?
If so, we have a new opportunity working in stratified medicine with Dr Brian Tom starting January 2017
To find out more and to apply, please click here
What we do
Founded in 1913, we are one of the largest groups of biostatisticians in Europe and a major centre for training and knowledge transfer, with the mission 'to advance biomedical science and human health through the development, application and dissemination of statistical methods'.
We are part of the Cambridge Institute of Public Health.
Our researchers work across four major themes:
New findings in Drug and Alcohol Dependence about older age as a risk-factor for methadone-specific deaths in Scotland have been published by a team of specialists in biostatistics, pharmacy, and addictions who were led by Professor Sheila M. Bird of the Medical Research Council’s Biostatistics Unit (BSU). Professor Bird said: “We studied a cohort of […]
A community-based effort to assess the feasibility of using computational methods to piece together biological networks has shown that solutions to this puzzle may be coming into reach. The international study, presenting findings from a Heritage Provider Network (HPN)-supported DREAM challenge, is published in the journal Nature Methods. BSU's Dr Steven Hill is joint first […]
- World Alzheimer's Day 2016 - Dementia Research at BSU
Modelling progression of dementia to improve treatment September is World Alzherimer's Month. Alzheimer's disease is […]
- Why statistics is important - BSU Open Day 2016
On Wednesday 22nd June we opened our doors to excite and inform about statistics, with […]
- Inspiring with statistics at STEM Fair 2016
On Wednesday 15th June, the MRC Biostatistics Unit (BSU) took part in STEM Fair 2016. […]
- BSU Programme Leader speaks at 1st International Conference of Ethiopian Statistical Association
The 20th – 22nd May 2016 saw the first ever International Conference of the Ethiopian […]
- Major Greenwood (1880-1949): the biography.
Farewell, V., Johnson, T.
Stat Med [Epub ahead of print]. (22nd September 2016)
- Response to Hartwig and Davies.
Bowden, FJ., Burgess, S., Davey Smith, G.
Int J Epidemiol [Epub ahead of print]. (20th September 2016)
- Multiple imputation by chained equations for systematically and sporadically missing multilevel data.
Resche-Rigon, M., White, IR.
Stat Methods Med Res [Epub ahead of print]. (19th September 2016)
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