CALC Episode 2: The Average Day for a Statistician: It’s Not Mean!

A Day in the Life of a Statistician…

Statistics isn’t traditionally known to be a trendy subject, but data and data analytics is fast becoming a main driving force around the world for many industries and organizations. In the pharmaceutical industry, the visibility of statisticians is increasing and we are highly influential in the decision-making process.

Now that’s a lot of power we hold, so let’s put it to good use!

What’s covered in Episode 2?

  • Why statistics is needed to produce revolutionary new medicines – yes, really!
  • Will I be at a desk all day, on my own, in a windowless room? 
  • What’s a typical day? Excite me…
  • Learning about the medical side of things.
  • Not just a stats nerd – the other skills that are VERY important.
  • Different types of companies that exist in medical research.

[Featured in this interview: Alexander Schacht, Amanda Darekar, Amy Phillips-Jones, Jessica Kendall and Rhian Jacob]

Go ahead, listen to this episode now!


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