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Titel Statistics with R - from data to publication figure
Kursnummer 2953
Program 0-Inte del av forskarutbildningsprogram
Språk Engelska
Antal högskolepoäng 3.0
Datum 2019-03-11 -- 2019-03-29
Kursansvarig institution Institutionen för laboratoriemedicin
Särskild behörighet none
Kursens syfte Do you need to turn data into a publication figure? We offer tools and confidence for the student to independently select a statistical method for research questions in their field. The course is practical and includes implementing a basic statistical analysis in R, the leading statistical programming language in bioinformatics and medical science. Furthermore, we give a brief introduction to visualization in R, with a focus on R/ggplot2. Students can bring data from their own research project, or work on data from the course.

Kursens lärandemål By the end of the course the student should be able to:

*download and install the latest versions of R and Rstudio.
*know where to look for help when working in R.
*know how to import data into R.
*use R for basic analysis and presentation of data in their field.
*select statistical method and motivate the choice using a structured approach.
*communicate efficiently with a statistician about their choice of statistical method.

Kursens innehåll Basics of R. Download, install, import data, basic analysis, how to get help. Visualization of data. Learn to speak statistics. A structured approach to selecting statistical method and communicating with a statistician. Practice how to go from data to publication figure using data from your project or more or less friendly data offered by the course.
Arbetsformer Distance learning with online lectures, quizzes and interaction with other students. Campus lectures and computer work using your own computer. Individual project work. Digital poster presentation of individual work.
Obligatoriska moment Online quizzes and tasks. Participation during Poster Presentation day.
Examination Poster presentation and peer review.
Kurslitteratur och övriga läromedel The literature is recommended , but not compulsory. Most information can be found online for free. Dalgaard - Introduction to statistics with R Crawley - Statistics an introduction using R Wickham - "ggplot2: Elegant Graphics for data analysis"
Antal studenter 10 - 25
Urval av studenter Selection will be based on 1) the relevance of the course syllabus for the applicant's doctoral project (according to written motivation), 2) date for registration as a doctoral student (priority given to earlier registration date)
Övrig information The course starts with an introduction, followed by time to do the online components with a voluntary workshop session during week two. Week three focuses on your own project, from data to figure, interspersed with lectures and workshops. The course concludes with a presentation day. The physical parts of the course are held at the KI Campus Flemingsberg.
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Kursansvarig Johan Boström
Institutionen för laboratoriemedicin

johan.bostrom@ki.se
Kontaktpersoner Eric Rullman
Institutionen för laboratoriemedicin

Eric.Rullman@ki.se


Maria Westerstahl
Institutionen för laboratoriemedicin

Maria.Westerstahl@ki.se