Course C262/13 Get ready to work with biostatistics

ECTS: 1.8

Course leader: Eva Greibe

Language: English

Graduate school: Faculty of Health

Graduate program: ClinFO

Course fee: 2,160.00 DKK

Max seats: 24

Applicants: 29

Status: Course is finished

Semester: Fall 2021

Application deadline: 18/08/2021

Start date: 15/09/2021

Research Honours Programme and Research Year Students

Students enrolled in the Research Honours Programme and Research Year will be prioritised


All students are placed on a waiting list until we reach application deadline

The course, C262/13 Get ready to work with biostatistics, is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, autumn 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).

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

Learning outcomes: At the end of the course, the PhD- or research-year student will be familiar with:

  • 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

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

Recommended knowledge for participation: Basic knowledge on how to use Excel or GraphPad Prism

Instructors: Peter Nissen, Ole Halfdan Larsen, Eva Greibe

Venue: The Conference Centre, Fredrik Nielsens Vej 4, 8000 Aarhus C

  • 15 September in Mogens Zieler Stuen
  • 29 September in Preben Hornung Stuen

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:

  • 15 September 2021 08:15 - 15:00
  • 29 September 2021 08:15 - 14:15