Statistics for scientists HC423 / A01

Start date
24 May 16
1 Day
Glasgow Caledonian University, Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow G4 0BA View on Google Map


This course comprehensively covers the basic concepts and methods of statistics with applications in the field of analytical sciences. During this course, you will demonstrate methods of exploring, organising, and presenting data, and be introduced to the fundamentals of probability.

You will:

  • explore the foundations of statistical inference, including the concepts of parameters and estimates
  • explore the use of the statistical measures, confidence intervals, and hypothesis tests

The aim of the course is to foster an interest in applied statistics and equip scientists and project managers to confidently apply statistical techniques to investigate and improve data quality. Good knowledge of chromatography and statistical analysis is advantageous.


What you will learn:

  • quantifying errors
  • normal (Gaussian) distribution
  • significance tests
  • statistical measures
  • confidence limits
  • analysis of variance


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heated memberActivity fee£269.00 +VAT
heated non-memberActivity fee£294.00 +VAT

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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