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The latest updates on our research and how it is improving people’s lives.

Muscle weakness costs the UK £2.5 billion

Muscle weakness costs the UK £2.5 billion

Botnar Main Publication Statistics and epidemiology

UK health and social care costs due to muscle weakness amount to around £2.5 billion according to a new study carried out at the University of Oxford and the University of Southampton.

EQUATOR Network awarded for reducing waste in research

EQUATOR Network awarded for reducing waste in research

Awards CSM Main Statistics and epidemiology

The EQUATOR Network Education and Training Manager, Caroline Struthers received the Cochrane-REWARD Prize from the hands of Sir Iain Chalmers during the gala dinner of the Cochrane Colloquium in Edinburgh, this Monday 17 September.

Thank you, Doug Altman

Thank you, Doug Altman

CSM Main Statistics and epidemiology

Doug Altman did nothing short of forever changing the fields of statistics and medical research. With that, he touched the lives of thousands, if not millions of people worldwide… a handful more than those who will miss him.

Showcasing five years of the Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit

Showcasing five years of the Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit

CSM Main Statistics and epidemiology

The Oxford Clinical Trials Research Unit celebrates five years of running and supporting excellent clinical trials that benefit patients and improve healthcare.

Medical statistician wins best presentation at RSS Young Statisticians Meeting

Medical statistician wins best presentation at RSS Young Statisticians Meeting

Awards Botnar CSM RRIO Statistics and epidemiology

Usama Ali, medical statistician at the Centre for Statistics in Medicine (CSM) wowed the crowd at the Royal Statistical Society’s (RSS) 2017 Young Statisticians Meeting, winning best presentation for his work preventing falls in hospitals.

Supporting patient safety through best-practice trial design

Supporting patient safety through best-practice trial design

CSM Main Publication Research Statistics and epidemiology

UK statisticians and trialists reach out to the clinical trial community in an awareness-raising paper published this week as a first step in changing practice. They promote the use of adaptive designs in early-phase clinical trials to improve trial efficiency, which will benefit patients.

EQUATOR Network honoured by the Council of Science Editors

EQUATOR Network honoured by the Council of Science Editors

Awards CSM Department Main Research Statistics and epidemiology

We take great pride in announcing that the EQUATOR Network has won the Council for Science Editors’ 2017 Award for Meritorious Achievement.

Celebrating International Clinical Trials Day 2017

Celebrating International Clinical Trials Day 2017

Botnar CSM Department General Main Research Statistics and epidemiology

International Clinical Trials Day helps to raise awareness of clinical trials and recognises everyone involved in and affected by trials – researchers, clinicians, statisticians, patient participants, funders and the wider public.

CSM, past and future

CSM, past and future

Botnar CSM Department General Main Research Statistics and epidemiology

Celebrating 20 years of excellence with Doug Altman and welcoming the future.

Metal-on-metal revision research takes centre-stage at world’s largest orthopaedic conference

Metal-on-metal revision research takes centre-stage at world’s largest orthopaedic conference

Awards Botnar Main Orthopaedics and trauma Statistics and epidemiology Translational medicine

A new study on patient outcomes after metal-on-metal hip replacement revision surgery has been selected as part of a prestigious 'Game Changers' session at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) annual meeting.

Honours for Professor Sallie Lamb

Honours for Professor Sallie Lamb

Awards Botnar CSM RRIO Rehabilitation and self-management Statistics and epidemiology

NDORMS Professor Sallie Lamb has been elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and been awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree by Brunel University.