PSI is a non-profit organisation formed in 1977 which provides a forum for regular discussion of statistics and issues relating to the practice of statistics in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as promoting good statistical practice within the industry.

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opportunities for our members to network, develop themselves and shape the industry

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run by our membership through a network of committees and special interest groups

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best statistical practice to our members and promote the value of statistics to the external world

Statisticians in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Executive Office: Durford Mill, Petersfield, Hampshire, GU31 5AZ e: PSI@MCI-group.com t: +44 (0) 845 1800 349

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  • 2015 Upcoming Courses - Dates: 23 Mar – 27 Nov, 2015

  • RSS 2015 International Conference - Dates: 07 – 10 Sep, 2015

    The conference for all statisticians and users of data. Whatever your experience or expertise the RSS Conference is a great forum to learn and network.
  • RSS 2015 International Conference - Dates: 07 – 10 Sep, 2015

  • Advanced Topics in Survival Analysis - Dates: 07 – 07 Sep, 2015

    The course assumes familiarity with basic methods for summarising survival data, including estimates of the survivor function and the log rank test.
  • Journal Club - Simulation and Hypothesis Testing - Dates: 16 – 16 Sep, 2015

    Our next event is scheduled for mid-September 2015, on the separate topics of Simulation and Hypothesis Testing. We are pleased to announce that speakers Andrew Grieve and Anne Benoit will present their work published in Pharmaceutical Statistics.
  • European Statistical Meeting on Estimands - Dates: 28 – 28 Sep, 2015

    Controversy and confusion exist on the definition and selection of appropriate estimands in the clinical trial context. This meeting will provide a forum to hear about the latest developments and discussions on this topic. Speakers include members of the ICH working group as well as representatives from academia, European regulatory bodies and industry. The day will end with a panel discussion including all speakers.
  • One-Day Meeting - Graphical representations - Dates: 01 – 01 Oct, 2015

  • PSI Graphics One Day Meeting - Dates: 09 – 09 Oct, 2015

    This PSI one day meeting aims to cover a wide variety of areas where graphics can, and are, being used within the pharmaceutical industry and beyond. By sharing and engaging in multiple and varied examples attendees will come away from the meeting with a renewed appreciation of the benefits of graphical representations and ideas of where these tools could prove useful within their own areas of work.
  • Toxicology SIG Workshop - Dates: 13 – 14 Oct, 2015

    The Toxicology SIG provides a forum for statisticians working in regulatory and investigative toxicology to discuss issues and interact with one another.​
  • Journal Club - Missing Data - Dates: 15 – 15 Oct, 2015

    Join us for our third event of the year on the topic of Missing Data. Speakers Oliver Keene and Bohdana Ratitch will present their work published in Pharmaceutical Statistics.
  • One-Day Meeting - Respiratory/Pulmonary Disease - Dates: 01 – 01 Nov, 2015

  • PSI Respiratory One Day Meeting - Dates: 13 – 13 Nov, 2015

    During this one day meeting, PSI aims to cover a wide range of respiratory diseases and design considerations when working in this therapeutic area. We hope that sharing between different areas; will stimulate interesting discussion and an opportunity to knowledge share.
  • EUROPEAN STATISTICAL FORUM 2015 - Dates: 16 Nov, 2015

  • International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference - Dates: 16 – 17 Nov, 2015

    On behalf of the MRC Network of Hubs for Trials Methodology Research, we are delighted to highlight to you the 3rd International Clinical Trials Methodology Conference, to be held at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) on 16 and 17 November 2015.
  • Schools Event 2016 - Dates: 01 Jun – 31 Jul, 2016

    The Careers and Academic Liaison Committee (CALC) are planning a Schools Event, to be hosted at the University of Reading summer 2016. Date to be confirmed