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ANNOUNCEMENT – Beyond the Two-Arm RCT on 15 May 2014

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Beyond the Two-Arm RCT – A joint event between the Primary Care Special Interest Group and the Young Statisticians Section

15 May 2014 – Clinical Trials Research House, Leeds

This is a two-part event: the morning (10am-1pm) is a workshop (fee payable) on ‘Sample size and power for complex interventions’, while the afternoon (2-5pm) is a seminar series (free) on ‘Non standard trial designs’. Both will take place in the Clinical Trials Research House, Leeds (see http://ctru.leeds.ac.uk/Location). The event is being jointly organised by the Primary Care Special Interest Group and the Young Statisticians Section of the RSS.

 

Further details on the morning:

10.00am – Welcome from Young Statisticians Section
10.10am – Planning cluster RCTs: sample size and ICCs (Sandra Eldridge)
10.45am – Sample size by simulation (Richard Hooper)
11.15am – Coffee
11.30am – Case studies: sample size calculations for four unusual trial designs. Including: (1) Adaptive trial design with interim analysis to review sample size – Isabelle Smith; (2) Sample size considerations in surgical trials – Neil Corrigan.
12.30pm – Discussion and close
Followed by lunch (included in cost)

Registration with payment required – at http://bit.ly/1fCmxeK

Registration fees:
£25 RSS Student & Retired Fellows
£27 RSS CStats & GradStats
£30 RSS Fellows
£35 RSS section & student members
£50 None of the above

 

Further details on the afternoon:

2.00pm – Cluster RCT with balanced incomplete blocks (Amanda Farrin, Leeds University)
2.30pm – The Analysis of Trials with Partial Nesting (Chris Roberts, Manchester University)
3.00pm – Design and analysis of non-inferiority trials (David Gillespie, Cardiff University)
3.30pm – Tea/coffee
4.00pm – Group discussion
5.00pm – Close

No pre-registration is required for the afternoon meeting, which is free of charge.

Please direct queries to Maurice Marchant: mogray44@fsmail.net

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