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September 2019
£275.00 - £540.00

Structural Equation Models, Path Analysis, Causal Modelling and Latent Variable Models Using R

16 September 2019 - 20 September 2019
PS statistics head office, 53 Morrison Street
Glasgow, Scotland, G5 8LB United Kingdom

Course Overview: This course provides a comprehensive introduction to a set of inter-related topics of widespread applicability in the social social sciences: structural equation modelling, path analysis, causal modelling, mediation analysis, latent variable modelling (including factor analysis and latent class analysis), Bayesian networks, graphical models, and other related topics. The course begins with a thorough review, both practical and theoretical, of regression modelling, particularly on general and generalized linear regression. We then turn to the topic of path analysis. At…

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£275.00 - £550

Python for data science, machine learning, and scientific computing (PDMS01)

23 September 2019 - 27 September 2019
PS statistics head office, 53 Morrison Street
Glasgow, Scotland, G5 8LB United Kingdom

Course Overview: Python is one of the most widely used and highly valued programming languages in the world, and is especially widely used in data science, machine learning, and in other scientific computing applications. This course provides both a general introduction to programming with Python and a comprehensive introduction to using Python for data science, machine learning, and scientific computing. The major topics that we will cover include the following: the fundamentals of general purpose programming in Python; using Jupyter…

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October 2019
£275.00 - £550.00

Statistical modelling of time-to-event data using survival analysis: an introduction for animal behaviourists, ecologists and evolutionary biologists (TTED02)

14 October 2019 - 18 October 2019
PS statistics head office, 53 Morrison Street
Glasgow, Scotland, G5 8LB United Kingdom

Course Overview: Survival analysis is a set of statistical methods initially designed to analyse data giving the times at which individuals die, and assess the effect that different predictor variables have on the rate of death. However, its applications are much broader than this: it can be used to analyse any time-to-event data. Ecologists and evolutionary biologists often encounter data of this kind. Often factors influencing survival itself will be of interest. But there are many other cases, e.g. what…

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November 2019
£275.00 - £560.00

Behavioural data analysis using maximum likelihood in R (BDML02)

4 November 2019 - 8 November 2019
PS statistics head office, 53 Morrison Street
Glasgow, Scotland, G5 8LB United Kingdom

Course Overview: This 5-day course will involve a combination of lectures and practical sessions. Students will learn to build and fit custom models for analysing behavioural data using maximum likelihood techniques in R. This flexible approach allows a researcher to a) use a statistical model that directly represents their hypothesis, in cases where standard models are not appropriate and b) better understand how standard statistical models (e.g. GLMs) are fitted, many of which are fitted by maximum likelihood. Students will…

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£275.00 - £560.00

Introduction to Bayesian data analysis for social and behavioural sciences using R and Stan (BDRS02)

4 November 2019 - 8 November 2019
PS statistics head office, 53 Morrison Street
Glasgow, Scotland, G5 8LB United Kingdom

Course Overview: This course provides a general introduction to Bayesian data analysis using R and the Bayesian probabilistic programming language Stan. We begin with a gentle introduction to all the fundamental principles and concepts of Bayesian data analysis: the likelihood function, prior distributions, posterior distributions, high posterior density intervals, posterior predictive distributions, marginal likelihoods, Bayes factors, etc. We will do this using some simple probabilistic models that are easy to understand and easy to work with. We then proceed to…

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March 2020
£275.00 - £550.00

Introduction to statistical modelling for psychologists in R (IPSY03)

30th March 2020 - 3rd April 2020
PS statistics head office, 53 Morrison Street
Glasgow, Scotland, G5 8LB United Kingdom

Course Overview: This course will provide an introduction to working with real-life data typical of those encountered in the field of psychology. The course will be delivered by Dr. Dale Barr and Dr. Luc Bussière, who are practicing academics in the fields of psychology and evolutionary biology respectively, with many years of expertise with R and statistical modelling as both scientists and instructors.  This five-day course will consist of series of modules (each lasting roughly half a day) covering topics including the…

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