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Statistics for Nutrition Research
Wed 9 November 2016, 09:00 – 17:30 GMT
Statistics for Nutrition Research course
9 November 2016
This one day Nutrition Society course will cover experimental design, sample size and power calculations; and to more advanced techniques such as modeling outcomes, ANOVA model selection, linear regression including using and interpreting mixed models.
Delegates will gain a better understanding of:
• Definition and use of statistical concepts
• Differences between accuracy & precision
• Basic concepts of modeling outcomes
• The linear model when there are multiple explanatory variables (ANOVA, multiple comparisons and regression analysis)
• Sample size and power calculations including handling missing data
• Planning a study & experiment
• Effectively present and share data using reported methods
• Clearly define variables
• Making informed decisions in the design and analysis of research
Dr Graham Horgan, Biomathematics Scotland, University of Aberdeen.
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 pre-loaded with SPSS software. A 14 trial version is available from the link below (you can uninstall software at the end of the course)
In preparation for the course we have selected couple of introductory videos for you to watch at your leisure:
Introduction to SPSS far data analysis: overview of SPSS
Introduction to mixed models options in SPSS – analyse repeated measures
Dietary or access requirements
Please let us know if you have dietary or access requirements – email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Certificate of Attendances will be handed out at the end of the day.
We look forward to welcoming you to the course,
The Nutrition Society