Oslo Centre for Biostatistics & Epidemiology (OCBE)

Manuela ZucknickDirector
Manuela Zucknick

OCBE is a joint center integrating the activities of the Department of Biostatistics at the University of Oslo and the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the Oslo University Hospital. 

Find more information about OCBE and its research, teaching and advising at our university homepage. 

OCBE covers all aspects of biostatistics and epidemiology, from methodological and applied research to advising, teaching and supervision towards all areas of medicine and health related research, from clinical and epidemiological research, to molecular biology and other basic medical sciences.

Our researchers develop statistical methods and their application to the design, analysis and interpretation of biomedical, clinical and epidemiological studies and data. Read more about our research here. 

OCBE provides statistical and epidemiological advising and training for researchers and students of the Medical Faculty of the University of Oslo, the Oslo University Hospital and the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority. We provide advising in choice of design and method, sample size calculation, methods of statistical and epidemiological analysis, and presentation and interpretation of results. We encourage people to contact us in an early phase of their project. Read more about our advising and how to apply here. 

We organize and teach courses for researchers and PhD candidates at the Oslo University Hospital and other regional hospitals in the South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority and the University of Oslo.

Here you find an overview over all persons affiliated with OCBE.
Here you find all OCBE employees working at the Oslo University Hospital.

Contact information
Head of department/director of OCBE: Manuela Zucknick
Heads of Sections: Ragnhild Sørum Falk and Morten Wang Fagerland

Visiting address
Sogn Arena, Klaus Torgårds vei 3, 3. etg, 0372 Oslo

Postal address:
Oslo University Hospital, Sogn Arena, Oslo Centre for Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Pb 4950 Nydalen, 0424 Oslo, Norway