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Advanced Statistics for Nutrition Research Course

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10 Cambridge Court

210 Shepherds Bush Road

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Advanced Statistics for Nutrition Research course

This one day course will cover advanced statistical techniques such as modelling outcomes, understanding the difference between co-variates, selecting variables, handling missing data and dropouts. Introduction to conducting repeated measures of analysis and principal component analysis will also be included. Practical exercises using SPSS and Microsoft Excel will aid in-class learning; all materials will be made available in print and electronic form.

Who should attend?

PhD students, postdocs, researchers and practicing nutrition professionals who completed Research Methods module and have prior knowledge of basic statistical concepts and data manipulation techniques used in nutrition research, including some experience using SPSS software.

Learning outcomes

• Learn how to choose study outcomes utilising mixed models, such as logistic regression, mixed models and repeated measures.
• Able to interpret complex statistical models, and use SPSS for fitting them.
• Understand what missing data, and dropouts are and how to handle them.
• Understand the basics of principal component analysis.
• Learn how to use of mixed models when analysing correlations, associations and trends.
• Make informed decisions in the design and analysis of research.

Trainer

Dr Graham Horgan, Biomathematics Scotland, University of Aberdeen.

Registration

Registration opens at 8:30am. Hand-outs, delegate badges will be made available on your arrival.

Do I need to bring anything?

Please bring a laptop to take part in the practical sessions; a 14 day trial of SPSS software will be sent out prior to the course.

Preparation

In preparation for the course we have selected an introductory video for you to watch at your leisure:

Introduction to SPSS far data analysis: overview of SPSS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irwGg45ZX4c

CPD

The course is certiified for continuous professional development by the Association for Nutrition and Royal Society of Biology. Certificate of Attendances will be handed out at the end of the day.

Dietary requirements

Please let us know if you have dietary or access requirements.

If you have any queries or would like more information about the course or other training events we offer please contact us on training@nutritionsociety.org

We look forward to welcoming you to the course.

The Nutrition Society

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