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Courses provided by SCU/CSTAR@UL

Training Schedule - Upcoming Courses

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Research Methodology and Statistical Courses offered by the SCU

To enrol for any of these courses please contact the CSTAR team on cstar@ul.ie to request a registration form. EHS's PhD's and School of Education PhD students can enrol for free as long as they have their Supervisor’s approval. For others fees can be paid by internal transfer within UL from depts/centres etc or can be paid directly. Numbers will be limited so please contact us asap if you wish to attend. Actual venues etc will be communicated after enrolment a few days before each course to all registered attendees.

Research Methodology and Statistical Courses offered by the SCU.

Latest Series of courses

CSTAR Courses Aug 2019 @ UL Duration Time Date
Questionnaire Design✝ 1 Day 9:30-16:30 6th Aug 2019 (Tuesday)
Introductory NVIVO?  1 Day 9:30-16:30 7th Aug 2019 (Wednesday)
Analysing data with NVIVO?** 1 Day 9:30-16:30 8th Aug 2019 (Thursday)
Introduction to SPSS  1 Day 9:30-16:30 9th August 2019 (Friday)
Basic Statistics for Researchers  2 days 9:30-16:30 12th & 13th August (Monday & Tuesday)
Exploring Relationships & Regression Analyses (using SPSS)  1 Day 9:30-16:30 14th Aug 2019 (Wednesday)
Critical Appraisal & Systematic Reviews  1 Day 9:30-16:30 16th Aug 2019 (Friday)

✝ After the course participants will be able to send their draft questionnaires for review by SCU/CSTAR consultants.

? Full post-workshop support by telephone, e-mail and on-line one-to-one direct desktop support and consultancy for the life of your current project.

** This course should only be taken after attending the Introductory NVIVO course, or after some experience using NVIVO.

To enrol for any of these courses please contact the CSTAR team on cstar@ul.ie to request a registration form. EHS's PhD's and EPS's PhD students can enrol for free. For others; fees can be paid by internal transfer within UL from depts/centres etc or can be paid directly. Numbers will be limited so please contact us asap if you wish to attend. Actual venues etc will be communicated after enrolment a few days before each course to all registered attendees.

CSTAR courses UCD

Previous courses - Masterclass December 2018 Finally a joint CSTAR@UL/HRI masterclass will be held on December 6-7th on 'Statistical Issues in Clinical Research' taught by Prof Stephen Senn, Edinburgh. This course will run from 9:30-5:30 day 1 and 9-3:00 day 2 and will be held at UHL. It will include the following topics i.e. Philosophy (Causality and thinking statistically); Theory (An elementary explanation of the differences between Bayesians and  frequentists). Practical (Design, allocation to treatment and sample size determination.) Baseline and Covariate Information (if, when and how to adjust Measuring Treatment Effects(Transformations, dichotomies, intention to treat, missing data and multiplicity) Beyond the Single Centre Parallel Group Trial (Multi-centre trials, cross-over trials and cluster randomised trials) Beyond average effects? (Subgroups, personalised medicine, n-of.1 trials and real world data).  Although mainly aimed at those involved in health research it could also be useful for those making similar decisions in their analyses. A basic statistical knowledge is all that is required. FREE to HRI members. External fees €250 for the 2 day course.There will be a limit on numbers so please enrol early if you can. 

To enrol for any of these courses please contact the CSTAR team on cstar@ul.ie  to request a registration form. Numbers will be limited so please contact us asap if you wish to attend.