Jon Bishop

Colleges, School and Institutes

Research interests

Through his work Jon in BCTU and the SRMRC Jon has developed a wide range of practical experience in various clinical trial designs including: pilot and feasibility studies, cluster-randomised trials, and observational studies. Jon is also interested in developing trial methodology and exploring the properties of various analysis methods.

Jon is the senior statistician on a wide variety of clinical trials in the areas of Trauma, Maternal Health, Orthopaedics, and Renal Disease, assessing medical, surgical and complex interventions.


After graduating from the University of St Andrews in 2003 with a first class MSci degree (hons) in Mathematics and Statistics, Jon stayed on to complete a PhD in Statistical Ecology in 2009.

Following his PhD, Jon worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the University of St Andrews, before joining the Primary Care team at the University of Birmingham in 2010. Then, in 2012, he joined Birmingham Clinical Trials Unit (BCTU) as a medical statistician for the Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC) in 2012. Jon progressed to the role of senior statistician in 2018.