ViCBiostat 2022 PhD Projects

ViCBiostat Investigators invite Expressions of Interest for the following PhD projects, commencing in 2022:

Dealing with missing outcome data in randomised trials with extended follow-up Optimising dynamic treatment regimens...

Congratulations to ViCBiostat Investigators Margarita Moreno-Betancur and Joanne McKenzie on being awarded prestigious NHMRC Investigator Grants.

Margarita’s project Novel methods for analysing causal pathways to disease in longitudinal studies...

Congratulations to PhD student Parinaz Mehdipour who was awarded the winner of the Sue Finch Data Visualisation Award for her oral presentation titled “ Bayesian within-host modelling of red blood...

Daisy Shepherd's poster, 2021 Society for Epidemiological Research conference, June 2021

ViCBiostat postdoctoral research fellow Dr Daisy Shepherd has won awards for her poster presentation " Causal Inference with skewed outcome data: Moving beyond the 'ignore or transform' approach " at...

Elizabeth Korevaar ANZSC2021 EJG Pitman Award

Congratulations to Elizabeth (Lizzie) Korevaar on being awarded the EJG Pitman Young Statisticians Prize for her presentation “ Evaluation of statistical methods used to meta-analyse results from interrupted time series...

Congratulations to ViCBiostat Investigators on their recent success in the NHMRC Clinical Trials & Cohort Studies grant round. Of 30 total projects funded, we are delighted to see 11 of...

Dr Karen Lamb and Dr Damjan Vukcevic

ViCBiostat affliated investigators Dr Karen Lamb and Dr Damjan Vukcevic have been appointed to the Editorial Board of Significance , a bimonthly magazine for...

Prof Andrew Forbes receives Excellence in Trial Statistics award from Anne Kelso, NHMRC CEO

The Australian Clinical Trials Alliance (ACTA) marked International Clinical Trials Day with their National Tribute and Award Ceremony. The Proton pump inhibitor vs. histamine-2 receptor rEceptor blockers for ulcer Prophylaxis...

Congratulations to Parinaz, Elizabeth and Jiaxin who have each been awarded a $5,000 top-up scholarship from the Statistical Society of Australia.

Of the four scholarships awarded in this first...

ViCBiostat summer school 2021

Registration is now open for our annual series of workshops in February. Held online this year, in the form of a half-day session each day, we hope to (virtually) see...

Dr Jessica Kasza

Congratulations to Dr Jessica Kasza of Monash University on the award of her ARC Discovery Project, titled "Increasing the efficiency and interpretability of stepped wedge cluster randomised trials".

Dr...

Andrew Forbes has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS).

In welcoming the newly elected Fellows at the 2020 Scientific Meeting...