Past news and events..

ViCBiostat Summer School 2017

This year our Summer School is back on the road, with a three-day program in Melbourne followed by a two-day program in Sydney. EARLY BIRD DATE EXTENDED TO 16/1/17.
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ViCBiostat Summer School 2016

This year we are taking our Summer School on the road, with a two-day program in Adelaide on 2nd & 3rd February 2016, followed by a five-day program in Melbourne from 8th - 12th February 2016. Each program is designed to provide an intensive introduction to a range of intermediate to advanced statistical methods that are important in modern health research.
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Paper co-authored by ViCBiostat lead investigator Andrew Forbes listed in top 5 influential papers in the journal trials for 2014

The following paper co-authored by ViCBiostat CI A Forbes and Alumni E Williamson together with Advisory Board member P Myles has been listed in the top 5 influential papers in the journal Trials for 2014.
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Innovation in clinical trial methodology

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Many important clinical questions are difficult to answer with a classically designed randomised controlled trial. Using innovative trial designs has the potential to increase the efficiency and...

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Modern Statistical Methods in Respirology Series - Top 10 spot

Our series on Modern Statistical Methods in Respirology is proving to be popular.
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ViCBiostat Summer School 2015

DAY 1.          
Causal inference: concepts and methods 

The past two decades has seen the emergence of a...

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Early Career Researcher Grant for Alysha De Livera

Congratulations to Alysha for successfully obtaining an Early Career Researcher Grant from the University of Melbourne for $25,000 entitled "Statistical methods for calibrating and quantifying antibody response to malaria in large-scale studies".
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Successful 2015 NHMRC grants for ViCBiostat staff

Perioperative Administration of Dexamethasone and Infection- The PADDI trial
Andrew Forbes CID
Funds:  $4.6mil

Improving access to safe water using...

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ViCBiostat Team Members Present Workshop at AEA2013

Prof John Carlin, Dr Kate Lee and Assoc Prof Julie Simpson will present a workshop titled 'Missing Data in Epidemiological Studies: A Practical Introduction to Multiple Imputation using Stata' at...

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ViCBiostat Postdocs and PhD Students to Present at ISCB 2013

Six ViCBiostat team members will present at the International Society for Clinical Biostatisticians Conference in Munich to be held in August this year. Those presenting are:

Dr Katherine...

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