PHSI Biostatistics Research Group

Welcome to the PHSI Biostatistics Research Group based in the Population Health Sciences Institute at Newcastle University.

The PHSI Biostatistics Research Group (PHSI BRG) consists of 19 statisticians with a variety of backgrounds, experience and expertise. 

The group provides statistical expertise to a large portfolio of clinical trials and observational studies, working closely with the Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit and the NIHR Research Design Service.

BRG members are independent and experienced researchers who are capable of providing statistical expertise at all stages of research projects from design, grant application and data collection through to analysis/reporting of results.  The group work according to MHRA good clinical practice at the highest standard. The BRG’s model is to collaborate with investigators from project conception to ensure high quality proposals that have the best chance of successful funding.

As well as supporting real clinical trials, the PHSI BRG has a newly established and growing methodology research group.