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Introduction to Biostatistics: Understanding and Reporting Research Results

Details

Date:
Friday 29th April 2016
Time:
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Venue

Perth Children’s Hospital, PCH Auditorium, Level 5
15 Hospital Avenue
Nedlands,6009Australia

Organisers

Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation
WA Department of Health
West Australian Health Translation Network (WAHTN)

This seminar will explain:

• why we use significance testing;
• how to interpret confidence intervals and p-values;
• how the sample size and variability effect the results;
• why bias and confounding factors are important considerations in designing studies;
• where to find statistical support at PMH.

To attend the event, please register online.

Watch the video-recording of the presentation (available for a limited time only) 

Presenter: Dr Julie Marsh

Julie is an experienced statistical consultant who has worked in the Pharmaceutical industry for many years before returning to academia.

She teaches statistics at UWA and is a Senior Research Fellow at the Telethon Kids Institute.

 

Registration information:
Online registration required. Please see event description for details

Contact Details:
researchskillsseminars@health.wa.gov.au