Welcome to the
NIHR Statistics Group

The National Institute for Health Research Statistics Group
is a network of statisticians and clinicians from around the UK
who are funded by the NIHR. The group supports statisticians
whose work is at the heart of ground-breaking health research.

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Laboratory studies

Building communication between scientists and statisticians for experimental laboratory studies.

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Imaging studies

This section aims to provides a network for statistical researchers involved in imaging studies.

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Routine data

Addresses the issues encountered by statisticians working on fairly complex, routine datasets.

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Early phase clinical trials

Improving the uptake of more robust methodology in early phase clinical trials.

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The aspiration of the Ophthalmic Statistics Group is to raise quality of statistics in ophthalmic publications.

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Improving statistical literacy

Is intended to bring together resources targeted towards improved statistical literacy throughout the NIHR.

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Bringing statisticians and researchers together

The National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR) Statistics Group aims to promote uptake of the most appropriate statistical methodology, facilitate networking opportunities to share best practice and allow opportunity for applied statisticians, clinicians and scientists to collaborate.

NIHR statisticians are funded by NIHR research units such as the Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), Clinical Trials Unit (CTU), Research Design Service (RDS), Applied Research and Collaboration (ARC), Experimental Cancer Medicine Centre (ECMC) or by an NIHR research grant.

The NIHR Office for Clinical Research Infrastructure (NOCRI) have used the NIHR Statistics Group as an exemplar of collaborative working between the different NIHR infrastructure organisations.

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