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    Stats for the Fearful
    Provider   Researcher Development Programme

    Participants will be introduced to statistical concepts that are often used in studies and published papers.

Duration 1 full day

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students

Participants will be introduced to statistical concepts that are often used in studies and published papers. The material covered will give participants confidence in summarising data, analysing and intepretating data and critically appraising statistics that are presented in academic journals. 

 

By the end of the workshop participans will have:

 

  • Developed an understanding of how to summarise and present data in a way that is meaningful
  • Developed an understanding of how to identify the appropriate statistical tests for a particular dataset
  • Developed an awareness of how to perform statistical tests using appropriate software
  • An understanding of how to interpret the results of a statistical test and report the results in a way that accurately represents the data
  • Developed skills that enable the critical appraisal of results published in a published paper.


Delivered By: Dr Stephen Corson, SMART

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PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development

All postgraduate research students are eligible to access the Researcher Development Programme workshops. This workshop can contribute towards the PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD).

You can find credit and class information in the Researcher Development Programme Handbook and in NEPTUNE (Engineering, HaSS) or SPIDER (Science).

Please check with your department or Supervisor to confirm if you are enrolled on the PG Cert RPD and how many credits you are expected to achieve if you are unsure.