Workshop on Data Analysis using R software and Research Methodology

Global Institute of Public Health (GIPH) Thiruvananthapuram announces the second workshop on Data Analysis using R software and Research Methodology scheduled from 27 to 31 of July 2015. This will be an intense hand on training in R software, combining principles ad practices of research methodology in public health and social science research

Objectives of the workshop

At the end of the workshop, the participant will develop understanding of

Ø Using R software for data analysis

Ø Data management in research

Ø Research designs and ethics of research

Ø Planning and executing health research including qualitative research

This is a unique opportunity to have hands-on-training in R Software and to be trained to interpret data with respect to varying study designs
Sessions

· Introduction to R statistical software packages

· Database creation, data entry and importing external databases

· Data manipulation and transformation

· Measuring diseases and health

· Descriptive and inferential Statistics using R software

· Test of Significance using R software

· Sampling methods and sample size determination

· Literature review

· Developing research questions

· Study designs including qualitative methods

· Ethics in research

Dates: 27th to 31st of July 2015

Venue: Global Institute of Public Health, Ananthapuri Hospitals and Research Institute, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Fees: The workshop fee is INR 3000. The fees will cover course materials, lunch and refreshments. Participants have to bring their laptops. For details, please write to registrar. The fees can be paid as Demand Draft drawn in-favor of Ananthapuri Educational Trust payable at Thiruvananthapuram OR Through Electronic transfer OR By depositing in bank account

Bank account details

A/C Name: Ananthapuri Educational Trust

Bank: Syndicate Bank, Statue Junction (Main) Branch Thiruvananthapuram

A/C No: 40001010001620

IFS Code: SYNB0004000

The fees have to be paid latest by July 24th and the fee payment receipt may be send by email to registrar or by post. Accommodation on payment can be facilitated if requested in advance.

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