The Medical Research Council (MRC) Biostatistics Unit (BSU) is one of the largest groups of biostatisticians in Europe, and a major centre for research, training and knowledge transfer in biostatistics.
“We develop, apply and promote innovative statistical and data science approaches to advance biomedical science and human health.”
John Whittaker, Director of MRC BSU
Our Research Themes
BSU Seminar: ‘Bayesian analysis of diffusion-driven multi-type epidemic models with application to COVID-19’June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Our mission is to promote the development and application of innovative statistical methods in health sciences for the improvement of health
BSU researchers @FZ_Cambridge and @JennAsimit have made video tutorials of how to use their R shiny apps and flashfm-ivis software.
Fine-mapping of multiple quantitative traits.
Watch videos here 👇
Please RT: 3yr RA job opportunity @MRC_BSU @Cambridge_Uni in Bayesian methodology
Potential topics/directions include: methods for data integration/Markov melding; methodology for prior specification; methods for multi-stream EHR data
Closes 25 June
This seminar has unfortunately been postponed. Details of new date to be shared soon.
"Tackling Bias and Inequities in Health and Genomic Data"
Tomorrow, 1pm, Cambridge
@MRC_BSU brings us @Maxi_Macki to discuss and explore bridging the gap and achieving quality care and research for everyone.
Our animation explains what adaptive #clinicaltrials are.
Watch here 👇
Thanks to @pmozgunov, @NIHRresearch and Motion Aptitude.
Unfortunately we have to postpone tomorrow's hybrid Bradford Hill seminar with Dr Maxine Mackintosh on 'Tackling Bias and Inequities in Health and Genomic Data' until the autumn.
We will circulate registration details for the new date as soon as it is confirmed.
We are recruiting!
Several Research Associate #postdoc and Senior Research Associate roles, working on cutting-edge biostatistics research.
Find out more and apply 👇
At Wednesday's hybrid Bradford Hill seminar Dr Maxine Mackintosh @GenomicsEngland will discuss:
'Tackling Bias and Inequities in Health and Genomic Data'
🗓️31st May, 1pm (UK)
Free registration: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bradford-hill-seminar-dr-maxine-mackintosh-tickets-617116621427
#Genomics #genomicdata #DataScience
We are looking forward to hosting the next Bradford Hill Seminar by Dr Maxine Mackintosh @GenomicsEngland on 'Tackling Bias and Inequalities in Health and Genomic Data'
31st May, 1pm UK
Still time to register to attend online👇
What are the benefits of adaptive / Bayesian trial designs?
Pavel Mozgunov @MRC_BSU considers their impact in relation to some common research questions.
SAVE THE DATE!
20th Armitage Workshop and Lecture - Thursday 9th November 2023 at CRUK Cambridge Institute & online.
Keynote lecturer will be Prof Amy Herring @DukeU Global Health Institute, plus special session to mark 20th anniversary.
Further info coming soon!
Can you help us develop the next generation of population health scientists? We're looking for 2 snr teaching assoc. You'll have experience across either epi, health data sci & inf diseases; or public & global health & primary care research https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/41082/ Closing 18 June
Our new course on Bayesian adaptive methods for #clinicaltrials in action. Thanks to all attendees and to course tutors @haiyan_zheng, @pmozgunov & @thomas_jaki.