Statistics: Designing clinical research and biostatistics

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The aim of the course is to develop core statistical skills for interpreting clinical and epidemiological data. It will provide knowledge of statistical methods and study design used in medical research. The course will enable participants to develop the skills needed to analyse data for their own research projects.

  • Defining the research question
  • Describing and displaying data
  • Epidemiological study designs
  • Statistical distributions
  • Regression
  • Reproducibility
  • Bias and confounding
  • Sample size calculations
  • Strategies of analysis