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The Manchester local group is delighted to welcome the President of the Royal Statistical Scociety, Professor Deborah Ashby.

The title of the talk is "Pigeon-holes and mustard seeds: Growing capacity to use data for society" (the same as her Presidential address). The seminar will take place between 14:00-15:00. Refreshments will be served from 15:00. Please register in advance for catering purposes.

Professor Deborah Ashby is Director of the School of Public Health and holds the Chair in Medical Statistics and Clinical Trials at Imperial College London. Her research interests are in clinical trials, risk-benefit decision making for medicines, and the utility of Bayesian approaches in these areas. She was founding Co-Director of Imperial Clinical Trials Unit. She is also Chair of the Population Research Committee for Cancer Research UK.

Professor Ashby is a Chartered Statistician and an Honorary Member of both the Faculty of Public Health Medicine and the Royal College of Radiologists. She was awarded the OBE for services to medicine in the 2009 New Years Honours List, was appointed an NIHR Senior Investigator in 2010, and elected to the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2012.


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