Past Courses & Workshops

Workshop

Statistical Issues in Clinical Research: Everything you thought you knew but…

Prof. Stephen Senn
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 to Wednesday, 15 August 2018
This course is based on Stephen Senn's many writings on clinical trials. No punches are pulled and important issues will be frankly discussed.
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WORKSHOP

Sources of bias in randomized trials and non-randomized studies of interventions: a causal inference perspective

Prof. Jonathan Sterne
Friday, 16 March 2018
Presented by: Jonathan Sterne, Professor of Medical Statistics and Epidemiology at the University of Bristol - international authority in methods for evidence evaluation and synthesis.
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Workshop

ViCBiostat Summer School 2018

Monday, 19 February 2018 to Friday, 23 February 2018
This year our Summer School is in conjunction with Cancer Council Victoria to present a five day Melbourne program. Monday and Tuesday will be a course on meta-analysis methods presented by ViCBiostat and these days must be taken together. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday are stand-alone courses hosted by ViCBiostat and Cancer Council Victoria and delivered by international experts in statistical methods in population cancer research.
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Workshop

Propensity score methods for estimating causal effects in non-experimental studies

Prof. Elizabeth Stuart
Tuesday, 14 November 2017
Time: 
9.00 - 5.00
ViCBiostat is hosting respected speaker Professor Elizabeth Stuart from Johns Hopkins University who will present this one-day workshop.
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Workshop

ViCBiostat Winter School, 5-9 June 2017 - REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Monday, 5 June 2017
The inaugural ViCBiostat Winter School will commence in June this year with a 5 day Melbourne program, 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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Workshop

ViCBiostat Summer School 2017

Wednesday, 1 February 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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Workshop

ViCBiostat Summer School 2016

Tuesday, 2 February 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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Workshop

Causal Inference and Mediation Analysis

Dr Richard Emsley
Wednesday, 25 November 2015
Time: 
9.00am-5.00pm
Studying the mechanisms that explain the connections between exposures and outcomes, commonly known as “mediation analysis”, has a long history in social science and economics and has appeared more recently with increasing frequency in epidemiological research.
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Workshop

Innovation in clinical trial methodology

Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Time: 
9.00am-5.00pm

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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Workshop

ViCBiostat Summer School 2015

Monday, 9 February 2015


DAY 1.          
Causal inference: concepts and methods 

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

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Workshop

Analysis of complex censored data in medical research

Prof. Yin Bun Cheung
Monday, 1 December 2014
Time: 
2.00pm-6.00pm

Presented by Professor Yin Bun Cheung - Prof of Biostatistics, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Singapore and Adjunct Prof of International Health, University of Tampere, Finland

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Workshop

Longitudinal and Correlated Data

Prof. John Carlin
Prof. Andrew Forbes
Assoc. Prof. Lyle Gurrin
Monday, 11 February 2013 to Wednesday, 13 February 2013
Time: 
9.00am to 5.00pm
3 day workshop
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Workshop

Introduction to Pharmacoepidemiology

Assoc. Prof. Alan Brookhart
Saturday, 8 September 2012
Time: 
09:00 to 16:00
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