Laura Flight MMath, MSc

Medical Statistician - Research Assistant

Medical Statistics Group, ScHARRlauraflight
The University of Sheffield
Regent Court, 30 Regent Street
SHEFFIELD S1 4DA

Office: 3.10 - Innovation Centre

Tel: +44 (0) 114 22 20698

Email: l.flight@sheffield.ac.uk

ORCiD: orcid.org/0000-0002-9569-8290

Biography

I joined ScHARR in 2013 as an NIHR Research Methods Fellow. This fellowship focussed on the use of adaptive study designs in emergency medicine clinical trials. This research formed part of my dissertation for an MSc in Statistics with Medical Applications at the University of Sheffield. Prior to this I graduated from the University of Sheffield with a MMath (Hons) in 2013.

Research Interests

I am currently an NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow investigating adaptive study designs and their impact on the health economic evaluation of health care technologies.

Professional Activities

  • I am the trainee representative on the NIHR Statistics Group Steering committee.
  • I am a member of the Royal Statistical Society.

I am based in Design, Trials and Statistics.

Journal articles

Reports

  • Wilson-Smith E, Smith CD, Julious S, Flight L & Reynolds J (2015) Does Menstrual Hygiene Matter?: Investigating the Impact of a Menstrual Hygiene Program (Reusable Sanitary Pad and Menstrual Health Education) on Rural Ugandan Girls' School Absenteeism: study protocol for a cluster randomised control trial