Elementary Concepts in Statistics

Course description

The aim of this workshop is to introduce people who have never studied statistics to statistical concepts and principles. There will be an emphasis on why we use statistics and how to interpret statistics reported in journal articles. Exercises will be conducted with small groups with plenty of time for questions.

Click here for PDF version of the slides used in this workshop.

Type of course



Kung-Keat Teoh
Student Learning & Support Service

Who should attend

Research Higher Degree Candidates.

This workshop will be most relevant to candidates who are in the early to mid-stage of their candidature.

What you will learn

  • Why we use statistics
  • Percentages, proportions
  • Averages, measures of variation
  • How we use statistics to test hypotheses
  • Interpreting statistics in journal articles

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