Who can be a member of Biostatnet?

University lecturers, doctors, biologists, statisticians, and any person working in biostatistical matters similar to those of any of the network nodes and fulfilling the requirements for membership.



What are the benefits of joining Biostatnet?

  • Networking within the biostatistical community.
  • Update of courses and activities as well as employment offers and internships.
  • Priority of access to the network activities.
  • Active interaction with other members of your node for the creation of publications and new activities.
  • Participation in the development of biostatistics in Spain.


Biostatnet is a nonprofit organisation, there are neither fees nor salaries for members.



Which universities form part of Biostatnet?

Visit the section “Biostatnet network



How to create a new node in Biostatnet?

In order to create a new Node of the Biostatistics National Network an application form must be sent to biostatnet@gmail.com.

A new node must fulfill the following requirements:

  1. The leading researcher (IR) of the CANDIDATE node must have extensive research experience as well as teaching experience and/or professional collaborations, in the area of biostatistics.
  2. The IR  must lead biostatistics research projects in areas of the National Mathematics Programme (MTM projects) preferably or FIS and europeans projects.
  3. The CANDIDATE node must consist of at least 10 members. There must be a percentage of around 60% of doctors in the node.
  4. The CANDIDATE node structure and background must be consistent with the objectives of the network.

The decision for the creation of new nodes will be taken by the current nodes IPs attending to scientific criteria, similarity in topics of research, affinity with the network nodes. The IR of the CANDIDATE node will be informed of this decision.

In the case of a positive answer, the incorporation of the new node to the network website will take place 10 days after the Commission meeting date.

Members of the new node must provide the network with the information required to be included in the website.



How to become a member of Biostatnet?

In order to become a member of the National Biostatistics Network the following documents must be sent to biostatnet@gmail.com :

  1. Letter of agreement from the Leading Researcher (IR) of the node to which requests incorporation.
  2. Permission letter from the institution to which the candidate member belongs.
  3. Letter of intention.
  4. Application form.
  5. CV

The decision for the incorporation of new members will be taken by the current nodes IPs attending to scientific criteria, similarity in topics of research and affinity with the members of other nodes and the network as a whole.

Once the incorporation is accepted, the new member´s details will be added to the website.