We provide biostatistical advice in connection with (smaller) clinical experiments.
BIAS does not assist with larger register based studies where obtaining permissions, merging registers, and more epidemiological methods play a significant role.
Choose between 3 categories of service:
All researchers affiliated with the five departments under the Faculty of Health.
BIAS operates on a user payment basis. Short or shorter involvement of BIAS is relatively more costly than a longer engagement. The current rates are as follows:
As of November 17th 2015 the Department of Clinical Medicine and also the Department of Public Health, as of October 1st 2022, will cover the first two hours of consultancy for employees affiliated with the respective departments.
Write a short description of the project and the kind of biostatistical help that you require.
Send this along with you name and affiliation to:
Sometimes it is hard to know how much help is needed from a biostatistician in connection with a given project. This can typically be established at the initial meeting, but it is always possible to extend the advisory service later in the process.
It is the aim of BIAS to schedule the initial meeting to within two weeks of the first contact.
The facility is housed by the Department of Public Health, Aarhus University.
Consultancy given by appointment in:
Bartholins Allé 2, 8000 Aarhus
Building 1261 (enter 1260),
2nd floor (Section for Biostatistics),
The fact that money changed hands in connection with the biostatistical consultancy is immaterial when it comes to the question of whether or not the biostatistician should be included in the list of authors of a resulting paper.
This question should be answered based solely on the nature of the contribution from the biostatistician according to what is popularly referred to as The Vancouver Protocol, see for instance:
The BIAS Core Facility was founded in January 2015 to provide biostatistical advice in connection with clinical experiments for all researchers at the Faculty of Health.
Below is a collection of reports from BIAS along with minutes from meetings of the steering committee. Currently, these are only available in Danish.
"BIAS has been very open and accommodating to my questions and need for help. I received prompt responses as well as scheduled meetings depending on my needs."
- Christian Lindholst, Head of Department, Department of Forensic Medicine, Aarhus University
"BIAS has helped us with transfers from Excel to STATA as well as statistical calculations. This has meant that we could arrive at meaningful results based on our data."
- Sune Straszek, Senior physician, Ph.D, Department for depression and anxiety, Aarhus University Hospital