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.

Why join PSI


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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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    The Science Industry Partnership (SIP) Ambassador programme is England wide and draws on the fantastic experience of inspirational individuals from industry. SIP Ambassadors are a network of Industry professionals who engage, inspire and enthuse young people into careers within the science based industries. One hundred industry experts have now registered to become SIP Ambassadors and have completed more than fifty events to increase understanding of science careers with young people. Recently, SIP Ambassadors have engaged students in events as diverse as speed networking, industry exploration insight days and regional jobs fairs. More than 13,000 people have now accessed careers advice through SIP resources, including over 1000 at the National Big Bang event in March, exploring their potential for careers in the scientific sector.
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EventsFuture Events


  • 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.
  • 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

  • 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.​
  • 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.