Statistics for Life Sciences - 2 ECTS
Course date: 24 April - 3 May 2013
Registration is closed.
Course Director: Patrik Rydén, Dept. of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics and CLiC
Phone number: 090 – 786 63 32
Fax: 090 - 785 22 25
Department: Dept. of Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics and CLiC
Number of Participants:16
Form of Teaching: Lectures 16 hours
Knowledge Test: Home exercises
Course Literature: Biomeasurement: A Student’s Guide to Biological Statistics, Dawn Hawkins, Oxford University Press.
Contents of the course
The course aims to give a short introduction to statistical concepts and methods used in life sciences. It covers; basic measures, estimation, hypothesis testing, ANOVA, correlation and linear regression. All theory is introduced through biological and medical examples. Several examples using statistical software R is presented throughout the course. The course literature presents examples using the software SPSS.
Examination: The students will work in groups and solve real problems using the software R.