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CNWY41130 Data Analysis for Biological Scientists

About the course

Provides graduate students involved in laboratory-based research in the biological sciences with the analytical and statistical skills to generate meaningful results from experimental data in practical computer-based workshop sessions.

Credits ECTS 2.5

Course Fee: ~ €150 - contact Elaine Quinn for payment details 

Dates April 2018 TBC 

Schedule 10am-1pm (5 computer-workshops)

Course co-ordinator Dr Matthias Wilm

Registration/ Expression of Interest Email Elaine Quinn 

Course structure

The module is delivered as a series of 3 hour computer based workshop sessions designed to encourage interaction and discussion between lecturers and students and also to provide hands-on experience where applicable.

Credit requirements

  • Ongoing assessment exercises based on topics covered in computer-based workshops

What does it cover?

Basics of data analysis for experimental biologists including: 

  • Know your data
  • Comparing groups
  • Measuring association
  • Advanced methods
  • Statistics in the laboratory

On completion, you will have:

  • Analytical and statistical skills to generate meaningful results from experimental data that are transferable to further graduate research, training or employment.

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