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Gillian Parkinson
Trainee Statistician



Gillian studied Mathematics at the University of Oxford before training as a teacher and working in education. She then went on to complete an MSc in Statistics at the University of Glasgow and joined the York Trials Unit as a Trainee Statistician in May 2022.


  • BA Mathematics (2019)

  • MSc Statistics (2022)



  • Gentle Years Yoga: An RCT assessing the effectiveness of Gentle Years Yoga for older adults with multimorbidity, for improving health-related quality of life
  • More Respect
  • OPAL2 - A multi-centre RCT comparing the OPAL occupational support programme with usual care on the time to return-to-work in patients undergoing elective hip or knee replacement surgery.
  • PERISCOPE - What are the benefits and harms of continuation versus stoppage of biologics in patients with inflammatory arthritis (IA) undergoing orthopaedic surgery?

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Gillian Parkinson
Trainee Statistician

Tel: 01904 32(1715)