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Durham University

Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

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Wednesday 18 November 2015

WASP 1 Analysis of Variance (ANOVA)

9:30am to 4:00pm, D025, Ebsworth Building, Durham University, Queen's Campus, Stockton-on-Tees

Places are now full

This short course familiarises participants with the concept of hypothesis testing and comparisons of mean difference between groups. Hands-on learning will be offered on Independent samples T-test, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) and non-parametric tests. The underlying concepts and assumptions of the methods will be discussed. This course will also discuss interpretation and visualisation of results. This is a participant oriented course with practical sessions taught using SPSS. Participants at the exploratory phase of research can also come with their own data.

Prerequisite: There is no prerequisite for this course.

Timings and Agenda


Day 1

Day 2

9.30 -10.00

Registration/ Coffee, Wolfson Street, Wolfson Building

Registration/ Coffee, Wolfson Street, Wolfson Building

10.00- 12.00

Hypothesis testing and Data visualisation, D025 Ebsworth Building

Analysis of Variance, D025 Ebsworth Building

12.00- 13.00

Lunch break

Lunch break


Independent Samples t-test

Non-parametric tests

14.40- 15.00

Coffee break, Wolfson Street, Wolfson Building

Coffee break, Wolfson Street, Wolfson Building


Practical session

Practical session


This course is now full. If you wish to be placed on a waiting list, please email with the following information: Full name, Department, Email address and contact number.

Places will be allocated in order of receipt should someone drop out. Please ensure you have permission form your Supervisor/Line Manager to attend this two-day course.

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