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An introduction to statistical methods for postgraduate students (1) (A)

Conceptual aspects, or why you can't do science without statistics; Basics of statistical modelling (Normal statistics as the basis); Introduction to the principals and methods of regression; Sample size and power calculations; Basic comparison testing (z-test, t-test -> ANOVA) including underlying assumptions, and non-parametric alternatives; Very basic introduction to Bayesian techniques; Group discussion of conceptual examples.  


Aimed at

Compulsory for all first year PGR students from College of Health & Life Sciences and optional for all other students from the College of Health & Life Sciences

Presented by

Dr Elizabeth Ainsbury (Public Health England)

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this session, learners will be informed about:

  • Basics of statistical modelling
  • Introduction to the principals and methods of regression
  • Sample size and power calculations
  • Basic comparison testing
  • Basic introduction to Bayesian techniques

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This workshop is provided by

College of Health and Life Sciences