The Royal Statistical Society Conference 2014

The Royal Statistical Society held their annual conference in Sheffield this year, from 1-4 September 2014.Mike Campbell Photo

The Chair of the Programme committee was Mike Campbell, Chair of Medical Statistics in ScHARR and the Local Group member was Sara Hilditch, Head of the Sheffield Statistics Consulting Unit (SSU).  This involved a year of preparation and numerous statisticians from Sheffield contributed.  There was a special invited session on Emergency Medicine Statistics in Sheffield, an area in which ScHARR has an international reputation and which featured research in Accident and Emergency carried out by leading ScHARR researchers.

Two of the ScHARR Medical Statisticians were awarded prizes for their poster submissions.  Professor Stephen Walters was awarded 2nd prize and received £200 in book tokens and Amy Whitehead and Dr Richard Jacques' poster was highly commended and received £100 in book tokens.

SJWposterprizePosters were also submitted by Dr Dawn Teare, Dr Jeremy Dawson, Ellen Lee, Amy Whitehead, Christopher Knox and Laura Flight.  All submitted posters by the Medical Statistics Group can be downloaded and viewed from the right hand menu.

The Royal Statistical Society have details of the prize winning posters on their website.

Amy Whitehead and Richard J