Population Health Sciences Institute Biostatistics Research Group

Newcastle University


The Population Health Sciences Institute Biostatistics Research Group (PHSI-BRG) at Newcastle University consists of 24 statisticians with a variety of backgrounds, experience, and expertise.

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

PHSI-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 PHSI-BRGs 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.