ESR Arsénio Nhacolo awarded his PhD magna cum laude!

IDEAS ESR Arsénio Nhacolo has today successfully defended his thesis and has been awarded his PhD Magna cum laude (with great honourby the University of Bremen in Germany.

Arsénio, who has been based at the University of Bremen throughout the IDEAS project, has been researching “Bias and precision in early phase adaptive oncology studies and its consequences for confirmatory trials” which has also led to a publication “Interval and point estimation in adaptive Phase II trials with binary endpointin the journal Statistical Methods in Medical Research.

In November 2018, Arsénio will be joining the Manhiça Health Research Centre in Maputo (Mozambique).  This is a bilateral cooperation programme between the Governments of Mozambique and Spain, supported by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health.

IDEAS wishes Arsénio all the best for his future career.

Arsénio and his supervisor Werner Brannath

Arsénio and his supervisor Werner Brannath


Enjoying the sunshine after his successful PhD defence!

Enjoying the sunshine after the successful defence of his thesis!