Course C119/88 Datamanagement & Stata

ECTS: 1.4

Course leader: Jakob Hjort

Language: English

Graduate school: Faculty of Health

Course fee: 1,680.00 DKK

Max seats: 12

Applicants: 23

Status: Course is finished

Semester: Spring 2021

Application deadline: 11/01/2021

Start date: 08/02/2021

Administrator: Annette Poulsen

This is a duplicate course

Please do not sign up for more than one course. If you are available to participate in more than one of the duplicated courses, please indicate in your primary course registration (in the comment box) which course(s) you are also interested in. In case of a duplicate registration, please notice that a full course fee will be charged when reaching the application deadline on all courses.

Course has been changed to online

Please notice due to the COVID-19 restriction the course has been changed to online participation.

Title: Datamanagement & Stata C119/88

is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, spring 2021

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

It is a prerequisite for participants to know elementary Windows or Mac functions for handling files and folders.

Aim: Introduction to REDCap (eCapture) and, more elaborate, to the statistical package: Stata, and its use in a well-structured and fully documented data handling process. It is highly recommended to take the course before the course in basic biostatistics.

Learning outcomes: Having completed this course the student will be able to:

Handle research data in a way that live up to legal- as well as basic scientific requirements
Relate to the basic principles of data documentation
Relate to Stata’s user-interface and basic functionalities
Use Stata’s build-in help system
Build well-structured command-files (“do-files”) to enhance transparency and reproducibility

Content: This two-day course alternates between lectures and exercise work (50-50%).

Recommended knowledge for participation:
An Introduction to Stata for Health Researchers, Fourth Edition (ebook) by Svend Juul and Morten Frydenberg, can be regarded a nice, but not strictly necessary, supplement to this course. On purchasing the Stata software package and the book by S Juul/M Frydenberg see

Instructors: Teacher/assistants from Department of Clinical Medicine

Dates and times: Online on Zoom

Place: “Kollokvierum Øst” in The Victor Albeck Building, Aarhus University

Participation in the course is without cost for:

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



Course dates:

  • 08 February 2021 08:00 - 16:00
  • 09 February 2021 08:00 - 16:00