New PhD Students in DTS

Jo Rothwell and Beckie SimpsonDTS was pleased to welcome two new PhD students - Jo Rothwell and Beckie Simpson – who started in the section in October 2014. 

Jo recently completed the joint ScHARR and SoMaS MSc - Statistics with Medical Applications - and is researching with Professor Cindy Cooper and Professor Steven Julious on quantifying effect sizes used in the design of clinical trials.

Beckie undertook her MSc in Medical Statistics at The University of Lancaster and is investigating with Professor Steven Julious and Professor Wendy Baird the factors which influence school age children having unscheduled contacts around the return to school in September.