In the spotlight: Statistics Methods Group
Re-posted from the Cochrane Methods website on 17 December 2020
In memoriam: Doug Altman
Doug Altman sadly passed away on Sunday 3rd June 2018. Our thoughts and condolences are with Doug’s family, friends, and colleagues. If you would like to express condolences, recount memories, and share photographs, please contribute here: https://community.cochrane.org/news/memoriam-doug-altman Doug chaired the very first meeting of statisticians in Cochrane convened by Iain Chalmers in Oxford in July 1993 which met to hammer out the statistical methods to be used in Cochrane reviews.
The Cochrane Colloquium in 2019 will be held from 22-25 October in Santiago, Chile.
The SMG Convenors are planning a series of webinars on meta-analysis methods which we hope will be of interest to our members. If you have ideas for webinars, or would like to lead a webinar, then please let us know.2019: TBCPrevious webinars:
Thank you to Adriani Nikolakopoulou
Thank you to Adriani Nikolakopoulou: We would like to thank Adriani Nikolakopoulou for being the group's co-ordinator since October 2014 and wish her good luck for the future. Kerry Dwan will be taking over Adriani's role.
Cochrane Statistical Methods Group 20th Anniversary
Cochrane Statistical Methods Group 20th Anniversary: To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the group in 2013, a paper "Meta-analysis and Cochrane: 20 years of the Cochrane Statistical Methods Group" was published, see here.
Twitter: We are now on Twitter. Please follow us @CochraneStats and tag us in any relevant work or training courses.