What will you learn?

  1. An introduction to biostatistical concepts
  2. How to interpret data and check for errors
  3. Advanced statistics and how you can apply it
  4. How to analyze and present data for your research

Course Description

All data that you record as part of your research needs to be decoded, analyzed and presented to support your research findings. In fact, you will not just need to document data correctly but also watch out for errors that might occur while applying formulas and parameters to derive conclusions. This is essential to deliver an accurate research study that will reach a wider audience and drive impact across the world. 

In this well-structured program, you will master the skill of making and using Excel sheets to document and calculate your data, as well as other vital concepts pertaining to biostatistics and how to apply them. You will learn about the elusive ‘variable’, the basic building blocks of biostatistics, and the role it plays in advanced statistics, including the best ways to graphically represent it. The program also presents you with expert tips on how to communicate with a bio-statistician, which is a critical aspect when designing your study. By the end of the program, you’ll be able to wield data correctly and present your research findings effectively.

What topics will you cover?

Lecture 1: An introduction to biostatistics

Lecture 2: What is a variable?

Lecture 3: Making excel sheets

Lecture 4: Descriptive Statistics

Lecture 5: Analytic Statistics

Lecture 6: Advanced Statistics

Lecture 7: Communicate with a biostatistician

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