New Starters SIG

The New Starters special interest group is for all statisticians and programmers new to the pharmaceutical industry. The aims of the group include: organising talks, presentations and events relevant to new starters. Further aims include finding out about existing training courses relevant to new starters, and encouraging ongoing discussions to swap stories, advice and experience in order to form a network of support.

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At present we are gathering together information on training courses aimed at new starters. With the help of group members all relevant information on course content, cost, number of places, dates and other useful details will be brought together in one easily accessible place.

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  • Expert Working Group on Confidentiality of Interim Results - Dates: 11 May, 2017

    The PSI/EFSPI expert working group on Confidentiality of Interim Results are planning to meet face to face on 11 May.
  • Estimating Sample Sizes in Clinical Trials - Dates: 28 – 29 Jun, 2017

    The three most important aspects of a clinical trial are: design, design and design. A sample size estimate is just one aspect of a clinical study design. The course describes calculations for sample size estimation in the design of clinical trials. It will be highlighted how the objectives of a clinical trial will impact on sample size calculations. The course is a practical course and all methods will be illustrated with examples and case studies.
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Medical Statistician / Senior Medical Statistician

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Director, Statistics

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Associate Director, Statistics Team leader - Early Clinical Development

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Early Clinical Development – various levels

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Biostatistics Head of Department

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Principal Statistician – Centralised Statistical Monitoring

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Clinical Trial Design Methodology Expert - Statistical Innovation Team

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