Training

Each year training workshops will be developed in collaboration with the Graduate Research School’s RED team program. Training will include experimental design, quantitative methods and statistical analysis.

Please check the RED program for other courses.

2018 Sessions

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DateSession titleCampusBooking
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Statistical Analysis Using SPSS

A one hour introductory tutorial which guides users through the basics of SPSS.

OnlineAccess here
May 4

Cleaning and Exploring your data with Open Refine

Do you have messy data from multiple inconsistent sources, or open-responses to questionnaires? Do you want to improve the quality of your data by refining it and using the power of the internet?

In this workshop we'll work through the various features of Refine, including importing data, faceting, clustering, and calling remote APIs, by working on a fictional but plausible humanities research project.

Application is by expression of interest.

BundooraApply here
May 7

SPSS 1: Introduction

This SPSS session introduces participants to SPSS software, types of variables, creating a data file, descriptive statistics, graphs, and checking the reliability of a scale.

It is designed for beginners and introduces the basics of SPSS software and quantitative data analysis.

MelbourneApply here
May 8

Managing Data Capture and surveys in REDCap

Would you like to enable secure and reliable data collection forms and manage online surveys? Would your study benefit from web-based data entry?

This workshop will introduce you to REDCap, a rapidly evolving web tool developed by researchers for researchers. It features free, unlimited survey distribution functionality and a sophisticated export module with support for all standard statistical programs.

BundooraApply here
May 11

Data Visualisation with Google Fusion Tables

Do you have data in different forms that you want to compare directly? Do you want to show your data on a map to improve your research message?

This workshop will introduce you to data visualisation techniques using hands-on activities in Google Fusion Tables. It is ideal for those who work with large data sets and want to convey their research outcomes clearly and persuasively in a visual manner.

Application is by expression of interest.

BundooraApply here
May 14

SPSS 2: Introduction to Statistical Techniques to Compare Groups

This SPSS session introduces participants to statistical techniques to compare groups, including t-tests, ANOVA and MANOVA.

It is designed for those who have completed the introductory SPSS session or have equivalent knowledge.

OnlineApply here
May 23

Excel Fu for Researchers

Data rarely comes in the form you require. Often it is messy and incomplete. And sometimes there's too much of it.

In this workshop we'll use one of the most widespread data wrangling tools, Microsoft Excel, to import, sort, filter, copy, protect, transform, summarise, merge, and visualise research data.

Application is by expression of interest.

BundooraApply here
May 30 

Excel Fu for Researchers

Data rarely comes in the form you require. Often it is messy and incomplete. And sometimes there's too much of it.

In this workshop we'll use one of the most widespread data wrangling tools, Microsoft Excel, to import, sort, filter, copy, protect, transform, summarise, merge, and visualise research data.

Application is by expression of interest.

Albury-WodongaApply here
June 4 - July 16

Introductory Statistics Online

This six week online course introduces students to the basics of applied statistics used in disciplines including psychology, biology, medicine, health, engineering, business, sociology and the arts. The three main areas of study are descriptive statistics, probability distributions and statistical inference.

The SPSS statistical computing package is an integral part of the course.

OnlineApply here
June 6-7

Basic Statistics with R

Learn a simple yet powerful way to design and carry out analyses in R.

This workshop introduces statistical concepts in a non technical way and emphasises their practical application in R. Participants will have plenty of opportunities to gain hands-on experience and access in-class support.

The R package will be used within the user-friendly R-Studio interface.

BundooraApply here
June 8

Software Carpentry - Introduction to R

R is quickly gaining popularity as a programming language of choice for statisticians, data scientists and researchers. However, getting started with R can be challenging, particularly if you've never programmed before.

Join us for this coding workshop to learn programming concepts and techniques; basic syntax, control structures and data types in R; how to load external data into R; ways to visualise data and best practices for writing code in R.

Application is by expression of interest.

BundooraTBC
TBA

Introduction to Data Analysis in Stata

Learn hands-on techniques which reveal trends in data in this 1 day introductory workshop.

BundooraTBA