41st Fisher Memorial Lecture

When:  Mar 1, 2024 from 12:00 to 14:00 (UTC)
Associated with  British Irish Region IBS

The 41st Fisher Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Professor William Rosenberger from George Mason University, USA. Professor Rosenberger is a Distinguished University Professor at George Mason University and has spent much of his career developing statistical methodology for randomized clinical trials. An author of over 100 refereed papers, Professor Rosenberger was named the 2012 Outstanding Research Faculty by the Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University, where he also served as Chairman of their Department of Statistics for 13 years, hiring 16 faculty and developing programs at the BS, MS and PhD levels. In 2014, he received a prestigious Fulbright scholarship to support his sabbatical at RWTH Aachen University in Germany. That same year he was promoted to the rank of University Professor (Distinguished University Professor, 2023), which is reserved for “eminent” individuals on the faculty “of great national or international reputation.”

Title: “From Fisher to CARA: The Evolution of Randomization and Randomization-Based Inference”

Date & Time: Friday 1st March, 12noon (followed by light lunch)

Location: Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Li Ka Sing Centre, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0RE – www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/about-us/getting-here

Early Career Talks: During the morning preceding the lecture, there will be a session on Response-Adaptive Randomisation, with talks from Early Career Researchers, commencing at 9.30am and finishing by 11.30am. These talks are linked with the Response-Adaptive Randomisation in Clinical Trials Workshop, taking place on Thursday 29th February. All are warmly welcome to attend these talks ahead of the Fisher Memorial Lecture starting at 12noon. 


Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Li Ka Sing Centre
Robinson Way
Cambridge, CB2 0RE