Course Get ready to work with Biostatistics (RY and Talent)

ECTS: 0.8

Course leader: Eva Greibe

Language: English

Graduate school: Faculty of Health

Graduate program: ClinFO

Course fee: 960.00 DKK

Status: Course is started

Semester: Spring 2023

Application deadline: 01/01/2023

Start date: 26/01/2023

Administrator: Thilde Møller Risgaard

Waiting list

All applicants will be placed on waiting list. This course is primarily for research-year medical students and Talent

The course C262/19 Get ready to work with Biostatistics (RY and Talent) is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, spring 2023.

Criteria for participation: University degree in medicine, dentistry, nursing, or master’s degree in other fields and/or postgraduate research fellows (only for research-year medical students and Talent).

Aim: To achieve knowledge on data documentation, basic statistical tests and the assumptions for performing these tests.

Learning outcomes: 

  • How to test for assumptions for basic statistical tests
  • How to perform basic statistical tests
  • How to present results in tables
  • How to perform a sample size calculation

Workload: The full workload of the course is expected to be 19 hours

Content: The participant will gain knowledge on:

  • Different types of variables (continuous and categorical variables)
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Test for Gaussian distribution
  • Sample size calculation
  • Parametric statistics and non-parametric statistics - paired data - unpaired data
  • Chi2 tests and Fishers exact test
  • Repeated measurements: One-way analyses
  • Presentation of data using different plots
  • Regression analysis

Instructors: Ole Halfdan Larsen, Peter Henrik Nissen, Eva Greibe

Venue: Aarhus University, Aarhus

Participation in the course is without cost for:

  • PhD students, Health Research Year students and Health Research Honours Programme students from Aarhus University
  • PhD students enrolled at partner universities of the Nordoc collaboration
  • PhD students from other institutions in the open market agreement for PhD courses

Course dates:

  • 26 January 2023 08:15 - 15:00
  • 09 February 2023 08:15 - 14:15