Due to demand, this two-day course will be run three times:
Course duration: 2 days (approximately 14 hours teaching, consisting of practical sessions and short tutorials).
Registration will start at 9.00am, the course will finish by 4.00pm on the final day with an optional session running until 4.45pm.
Dr Becky Mars (course organiser), Amy Davies, Tim Morris, Sean Harrison, Dr Maria Magnus, Dr Hannah Jones and Dr Alison Teyhan.
To provide a basic introduction to the statistical software package Stata 14, focusing on its use for data management and data exploration.
The course is intended for anyone who will use Stata regularly in their day to day work as a data management tool and/or for performing statistical analyses.
Previous experience with handling data is therefore required, as is a familiarity with Microsoft Windows. No previous knowledge of Stata or of statistical analyses is necessary. Students will gain the familiarity with Stata that is a pre-requisite for several other courses in the short course programme.
By the end of the course students will be able to use Stata 14 to:
Please note: students will be given a brief introduction to some simple statistical commands; the focus of the course is not on the use of Stata for analytical purposes. Practical sessions of this course will be held in a computer lab, so you will not need to bring a laptop.
Please note bookings for this course have now closed.
We are currently compiling our 2017/18 course programme. Bookings will open at the beginning of October 2017. Please check back nearer the time for more details.
I was very impressed with how smoothly the course was run and the phenomenal knowledge of the tutors. None of the tutors were phased by any of the questions and it was great to have that additional support in the room.
Course feedback, January 2017
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School of Social and Community Medicine
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Coffee, tea, fruit and biscuits will be available to all students. A light lunch is provided for all paying participants. Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements.
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