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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Liverpool

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    2 years

Course summary

Overview

The Department of Biostatistics is one of the largest departments of Biostatistics in the UK, undertaking high-impact research in statistical genetics, pharmacogenetics, joint modelling of longitudinal and time-to-event data, multivariate data analysis, stereology, multi-source evidence synthesis and clinical trials. We have a sustained track record of research funded by the MRC, Wellcome Trust, Horizon 2020 and NIHR, and is committed to excellence in methodological and applied research. This provides an ideal environment for esteemed students to develop new methodological skills and applications to important health challenges in stratified medicine, infections, regenerative medicine and public health.

Staff and students are undertaking research involving groundbreaking basic science and life-changing therapies.

We have expertise in methodological research and a track record of national and international collaboration in high quality research across a broad range of applied health research interests:

  • Evidence synthesis
  • Clinical trials
  • Development of core outcome sets
  • Recruitment and retention of participants
  • Meta-analysis
  • Health informatics
  • Pharmacogenetics and statistical genetics
  • Applied health research.

Research themes

Our research themes include:

  • Systematic reviews and meta-analysis
  • Analysis of laboratory-based data
  • Statistical shape and image analysis
  • Stereological methods.

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University information

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University of Liverpool

  • University League Table

    30th

  • Campus address

    University of Liverpool, The Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill, Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZX, England

Renowned for excellent teaching in medicine, dentistry, business, law architecture and engineering.
Internationally recognised research themes include personalised health, infectious disease, advanced materials, and starting well, living well, ageing well.
Extensive support for international students includes a bespoke pre-arrival programme, meet and greet service and ‘Hello International!’ welcome.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 100 5

    33rd out of 72 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 240
    145 66%

    26th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    74.0 74%

    40th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.98 80%

    64th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 236
    142 59%

    30th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82.0 82%

    26th

    26
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    33rd

    11

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