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Journal Club

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PSI/RSS Journal Club: Meta-Analysis
Monday 24th September, 4pm (BST), 9am (PDT), 11am (EDT) 

Our next journal club, held jointly with the RSS, features two papers on the topic of Meta-Analysis.  Please join us to hear Ken Rice and Natalie Dimier present their recent work:

Ken Rice, A re-evaluation of fixed effect(s) meta-analysis
Authors: Ken Rice, Julian P T Higgins and Thomas Lumley
Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Volume 181, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 205-227

Natalie Dimier, An investigation into the two-stage meta-analytic copula modelling approach
Authors: Natalie Dimier and Susan Todd
Pharmaceutical Statistics, Volume 16, Issue 5, September/October 2017, Pages 322-333

The Chair will be Ian White.

The event will be held on Monday 24th September, 4pm (BST), 9am (PDT), 11am (EDT), just block out the date and time in your calendar.  

Dial-in details

To join the webinar, please click here.

Please click here to view the flyer


What is PSI's Pharmaceutical Statistics Journal Club?

PSI's Pharmaceutical Statistics Journal Club is a free-to-attend virtual meeting which takes place quarterly. PSI members and non-members alike are welcome to join the meetings. Journal Club meetings feature papers from PSI's official journal Pharmaceutical Statistics which is published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. The authors of two papers are invited to present their work and each presentation is followed by a discussion.

The full version of the papers being presented at each meeting are freely available to all for a period around the Journal Club meeting date. The details of upcoming meetings will always be available on this page.

Past Journal Club Meetings

Journal Club meetings are recorded and made available via Individual presentations and the audio recordings can be accessed from shortly after the event. 

Click here for details of all previous meetings.

How does PSI's Pharmaceutical Statistics Journal Club work?

  • Journal Club meetings are held quarterly and last 1½ hours.
  • Two papers will be selected from Pharmaceutical Statistics and authors will be invited to present their papers (20 mins) followed by discussion (25 mins) for each paper.
  • Attendees dial into an interactive web facility or through a TC, to follow along with the speaker.
  • Papers and slides will be available to download beforehand from this page. 
  • These TCs are open to both PSI & non-PSI members. Please register and block out the date and time in your calendar.
  • Audio recordings will be available shortly after the TCs to download should you wish to catch up on the event or just listen again.

Further information

For further information or to provide feedback on PSI's Pharmaceutical Statistics Journal Club, please contact

Further details on Wiley, sponsor of PSI's PST Journal Clubs can be found at For details of other PSI Events please visit the events page, or for information on joining PSI please click here.


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