Centre for Applied Statistics

Introductory Statistics with Applications in R

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Short courses


3 days

Date and Time

  • 4-6 July 2022

Course will run from 8:30am - 4pm all days. Registration will open at 8.15am on the first day.




Terms and conditions

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The course is open to anyone and is designed for people with little or no knowledge of statistics who want to develop an understanding of basic statistics.

Workshop Description

The aim of this course is to introduce you to basic statistics. It will cover descriptive statistics (means and standard deviations); data exploration; basic categorical data analysis; simple linear regression and basic analysis of variance (ANOVA). The statistical package R will be used to illustrate the ideas demonstrated. Participants will bring their own laptops allowing them to immediately apply the material covered through a series of practical examples.


  • Day 1: Introduction to data exploration; sampling and inference
  • Day 2: Introduction to research design and comparison of means; sampling distributions; one-way ANOVA
  • Day 3: Simple linear regression; comparison and analysis of proportions and odds; contingency tables


  • $198 for those enrolled in a postgraduate research course (i.e. a Masters or PhD course eligible for Research Training Program funding) at UWA (GST inclusive)
  • $845 for all other enrolments (GST inclusive)
  • Note: UWA staff, and students who are not eligible for the reduced rate, are eligible for a 20% discount when paying directly from a PG via electronic transfer. 

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