Introduction to Statistical Analysis

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Introduction to Statistical Analysis.

This course provides a refresher on the foundations of statistical analysis. Practicals are conducted using the ‘Shiny’ package; which provides an accessible interface to the R statistical language.

Note that this is not a course for learning about the R statistical language itself. If you wish to learn more about R, please see other courses at the University of Cambridge


(Acknowledgements: Matthew Eldridge, Mark Dunning, Robert Nicholls, Sarah Vowler, Deepak Parashar, Sarah Dawson, Elizabeth Merrell)


During this course you will learn about:

We will not cover ANOVA or linear regression here but these are the topics of a more advanced course

Learning Objectives

After this course you should be able to:-

Course Materials

Software Requirements

You will need an internet connection in order to run the practicals and examples

Further Reading



This course has received funding from the CRUK Cambridge Centre. If you are researching Cancer in Cambridge please consider becoming a member.