Our annual careers event, Medical Statistics Taster Day, will be held at the University of Leicester on Wednesday 28th February 2018.
Our annual careers event, Medical Statistics Taster Day, will be held at the University of Leicester on Wednesday 28th February 2018. The half-day event will include a series of talks, panel discussion, exhibition stands, and an interactive workshop.
This event is open for attendance to all students currently studying for a statistics-related MSc or PhD. Final year BSc students studying a statistics-related course are also welcome (although places may be limited depending on demand).
This event is open for exhibitors to all UK pharmaceutical companies, CROs, CTUs and other organisations working within the field of Medical Statistics. We would also like to welcome any UK-based universities who run an MSc or PhD in Statistics, or have statistical consulting groups.
We would like to invite all of the above to run an exhibition stand to promote working or studying further in the field Medical Statistics, so that students can be made fully aware of their options. We will also be looking for company volunteers to help with the panel discussion, new starter talk and workshop, so please let us know on your registration form if you are able to help.
For exhibitors - this is an excellent opportunity to raise the profile of your company or university with students who are interested in a career in medical statistics.
For students - this is an excellent opportunity to find out more about the field of medical statistics, talk to people from different organisations and make contacts for the future.
Click herefor further details and to register online.
We look forward to seeing you there!
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