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Short online course: Introduction to Statistics for PhDs

This short online course gives an overview over some core principles of Statistics. It is best suited for beginners and those who want to refresh their knowledge about Statistics for their PhD.

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Overview on data formats
  • Summary statistics
  • Introduction to R and R Studio
  • Basic graphical visualization
  • The idea of statistical inference
  • Statistical testing and analysis of variance (ANOVA)

The course will take place online via zoom on July, 13 and July, 15, 2021.

We will meet online from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m on both days.

In the afternoon of July, 13 or on July, 14 you should reserve approximately 2 hours for preparing the practical exercises that are part of the course and that every participant will do on their own. The zoom link for the course will be provided upon successful registration.

Registration for the course will open on June, 15, 2021. Please register via this website:

Attendance is limited to 25 participants.

Dr. Jennifer Lorenz