Statistics expertise for medical and healthcare research
We collaborate with researchers across the UK and the globe to conduct world-class medical and healthcare research, aiming to advance healthcare practice and policy. We are committed to improving the standard of medical research methodology through research on research and methods development. We champion transparent and complete reporting of health research through reporting guidelines and training provision.
20 years experience in medical statistics
80+ current trials
Team of medical statisticians, epidemiologists, methodologists and systematic review specialists
Home of the Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit (OCTRU) and the UK EQUATOR Centre
Read about our programme of research and collaboration in the medical and healthcare research community.
Join our regular training events and lectures on all aspects of the design, conduct, analysis, and reporting of medical and healthcare research.Find out more
Randomised Controlled Trials Course 2018
Now in its 16th year, CSM's RCT Course provides a thorough grounding in the principles and practice of randomised controlled trials (RCTs) for evaluating healthcare interventions. You will learn from an interdisciplinary faculty of clinicians, statisticians, and trial managers, all with a wealth of RCT experience. The course uses a problem-based learning approach, including lectures and small-group practical sessions, and grounds all learning in practical experience and examples from the literature.Find out more
Altman DG., (2015), Trials, 16
Specifying the target difference in the primary outcome for a randomised controlled trial: guidance for researchers.
Cook JA. et al, (2015), Trials, 16
Coupe N. et al, (2015), European journal of cancer (Oxford, England : 1990), 51, 359 - 366
Transparent Reporting of a multivariable prediction model for Individual Prognosis Or Diagnosis (TRIPOD).
Collins GS. et al, (2015), Annals of internal medicine, 162, 735 - 736
Love SB. et al, (2017), British journal of cancer, 117, 332 - 339