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About the Statistical Advisory Service (SAS)

The Statistical Advisory Service is part of the Faculty of Medicine and resides in the School Of Public Health. The primary goal of The Statistical Advisory Service is to help staff and postgraduate students of Imperial College with their research. The unit also provides statistical help to public bodies and private companies on a commercial basis.

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To contact us for statistical advice, please complete the SAS advice form- final(pdf) and ‘SUBMIT’ (for PC users) or send by e-mail to stathelp@imperial.ac.uk.

Most consultations take up to 8 weeks for first meeting. The consultation is approximately one hour.

The remit of SAS is wide - for example: offering help with statistics, methodology, and grant applications. We also provide Short Courses in statistics and statistical software. The service is part of Imperial College London, ensuring that clients can take advantage of the staff's research expertise.

Who pays?

The service provided can be paid for on an hourly, or daily, basis. If you are planning a project requiring extensive data analysis or continuing support, you need to request funds for statistical assistance in your research budget (SAS is included on InfoEd as a FEC charged-out facility).

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