Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Welcome to Biostatistics!

In this course, we will learn the basic steps for analysing and interpreting scientific data. We will start off by examining the importance of and theory behind statistical concepts, and then go on to learn how to use a computer software programme to run statistical analyses.

Topics covered will include:
  • Definitions of important terms
  • Hypothesis testing
  • Frequency distributions
  • T-tests
  • Confidence intervals
  • Correlation