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Statistics for Research Workers using R and R Markdown course, November 2023 - Statistical Consulting Centre

  • 18 Aug 2023 11:23 AM
    Message # 13242467
    Sue Finch (Administrator)

    The Statistical Consulting Centre at the University of Melbourne is offering Statistics for Research Workers using R and R Markdown.

    This course provides an introduction to foundational statistical methods and ideas used throughout statistics and data science.  It uses R statistical software with RStudio and R Markdown. 

    You will gain experience in the use of R as part of the course, but the focus is on statistical methods including:

    • Measurement and study design
    • Data summaries and data visualization
    • Understanding distributions: the Normal distribution and the binomial distribution
    • Central Limit Theorem and its application
    • Foundations of statistical inference: estimation and confidence intervals, hypothesis testing
    • Simple analytic methods for numerical outcomes: paired samples and independent samples
    • General linear model for numerical outcomes, including analysis of variance and linear regression
    • Simple analytic methods for categorical data based on contingency tables
    • General analytic method for binary outcomes: logistic regression
    • Principles of the design of experiments, including determination of sample size

    Presenters: Professor Ian Gordon and Associate Professor Sue Finch

    The course runs for six working days.

    For more information, price and registration, please click here.


    The course is face-to-face, and the start date is 22 November 2023.

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