Biomedical and clinical research - Is it possible to understand developments in clinical research without understanding statistics?
Biomedical and Clinical Research – Is it possible to understand developments in clinical research without understanding statistics? Professor Keith Morris - Cardiff School of Health SciencesWednesday 27th April 20165.45pm for 6pm startLecture theatre O1.01, Cardiff School of Management, Llandaff Campus
Biomedical sciences and Biostatistics are interrelated. This talk will discuss the fundamental relationship between Biomedicine and statistics- in particular the strengths, limitations and common misconceptions related to scientific inferences. The presentation will illustrate how Euler’s simple but fundamental equation Description: eiπ+ 1 = 0 impacts on virtually all aspects of science.
Professor Keith Morris
Professor Keith Morris is a Professor of Biomedical Sciences and
Biostatistics. For many years he worked in Clinical Laboratory
Science in various laboratories in the UK and internationally for
twenty years prior to joining Cardiff Metropolitan University. He
initially worked on clinical studies using both biomedical analysis
and applied statistical methods but he also developed statistical
methods in Quality Assurance, sampling and method development in clotting
disorders and haematological malignancies. He has also worked as a Consultant to the World Health Organization on laboratory
analytical methods on three separate occasions. He has been a contributor to three
of Cardiff Metropolitan university’s Research Assessment Submissions and has to
date published over 60 papers in peer reviewed journals and been an invited
lecturer at numerous national and international conferences. He has successfully
supervised 9 PhD students and currently supervises 5 PhD students. He has been
the named statistician on over ten clinical trials. He has applied analytical methodology to a wide range of research areas within
Biomedical Sciences, particularly in clinical trial design and in the basic
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