National Heart and Lung Institute, London SW3|
|Event website:|| www1.imperial.ac.uk/...
|Sponsor / Organiser:|| National Heart and Lung Institute|
|Contact:|| Magda Wheatley, National Heart & Lung Institute, Dovehouse Street, London SW3 6LY|
|Tel:|| '44 (0)20 7351 8934|
|Comment:|| The course is designed to introduce doctors, nurses, clinical research fellows and postgraduate students - anyone who uses statistics in their work or research - to a number of statistical concepts, listed in the Aims and Objectives below. No prior knowledge of statistics is assumed. By the end of the two days, participants should be able to: Have an appreciation of the uses of statistics in research; Understand how their research hypothesis relates to statistical null and alternative hypothesis; Identify different data types and describe and summarise them; Appreciate which statistical tests are appropriate for their data (two and three group scenarios); Assess agreement using a variety of methods; Calculate sample size equations for basic study designs; Understand the principles behind various forms of regression analysis; Critically appraise statistical methodology and reported results in peer-reviewed publications.|