Welcome to the Medical Statistics Group Home Page
Quantitative thinking is fundamental to most medical research, and the Medical Statistics Group collaborates with all areas of ScHARR, and with the other Schools in the Faculty of Medicine, and with the wider medical research community.
The Medical Statistics Group (MSG) aims to:
The Group operates in the three main areas of research, teaching and consultancy.
Group Director: Professor Steven A Julious
Group Deputy Director: Dr Dawn Teare
The Medical Statistics Group is located within the Design, Trials & Statistics Section
Flight L, Allison A, Dimario M, Lee E, Mandefield L and Walters S (2016) Recommendations for the analysis of individually randomised controlled trials with clustering in one arm - a case of continuous outcomes. BMC Medical Research Methodology 16:165.
Julious SA, Horspool M, Davis S, Bradburn M, Norman P, Shephard N, Cooper C, Smithson WH, Boote J, Elphick H, Loban A, Franklin M, Kua WS, May R, Campbell J, Williams R, Rex S and Bortolami O (2016) PLEASANT: Preventing and Lessening Exacerbations of Asthma in School-age children Associated with a NEW Term a cluster randomised controlled trial and economic evaluation. Health Technology Assessment. 20:93.
Flight L, Julious SA & Goodacre S (2016) Can emergency medicine research benefit from adaptive design clinical trials? Emergency Medicine Journal.
Julious SA (2016) Pilot studies in clinical research. Statistical Methods in Medical Research 25:3 995-996.
Flight L & Julious SA (2016) Practical guide to sample size calculations: non-inferiority and equivalence trials. Pharmaceutical Statistics, 15:1 80-89.
The Medical Statistics Group aims to develop and deliver excellent quality research-informed teaching relevant to today's students, at undergraduate, postgraduate and professional development levels.
The statisticians' in the Medical Statistics Group teach and examine across the whole range of ScHARR´s teaching activities.
Please click here for more information on the key courses we teach.
Current Research Projects
NHS Health Technology Assessment Programme. Preventing and Lessening Exacerbations of Asthma in School-age children Associated with a New Term (PLEASANT). Julious SA, Horspool M, Boote J, Smithson H, Elphick H, van Staa T, Davis S, Norman P and Cooper CL. £486,500.
NIHR Research Methods Fellowship. Adaptive designs in publicly funded research. Nicholl J and Julious SA. £91,000, 2011.
NIHR Doctoral Fellowship. Adaptive designs in publicly funded research: Munya Dimairo. Dimairo M, Julious SA, Nicholl J and Todd SC. £194,000.