What topics will you cover?
- Data and its organisation
- Basic statistics
- Working with many variables simultaneously
- Sources of error and misconception
- Confidence intervals
- Statistical tests via randomisation
- Seasonal decomposition and forecasting
When would you like to start?
What will you achieve?
Who is the course for?
Participants ranging from total beginners to experienced PhD researchers have completed and enjoyed this course. It assumes very little experience with statistical ideas and concepts. You will need to be comfortable thinking in terms of percentages and have a level of familiarity with computers that having learned to do basic things in Microsoft Excel would provide.
What software or tools do you need?
You need either a computer you can install free software on (e.g. iNZight, or R), or even just an internet connection and a modern web browser.
Who will you learn with?
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