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Stats Central - Experimental Design

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UNSW Business School (E12), Room 115

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UNSW Kensington Campus, NSW 2052

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Note for UNSW attendees

ALL UNSW attendees need to pay course fees. If you would like to pay by internal transfer through your school, please choose the appropriate "Free" ticket to register for the course and then arrange with your department to pay the course fee. (This does not mean the course is free. We have to use the "Free" ticket label because of the Eventbrite site limitations.) If you would like to pay immediately, please choose the appropriate "Credit Card Payment" ticket.




Course Overview

  • Research questions: How to ask well-defined research questions

  • Populations: How to infer properties of populations from samples

  • Manipulative experiments: Sampling design to infer causal relationships

  • Randomisation: How to collect independent samples for valid inference

  • Control: Importance of having a control group for comparison, properties of good controls

  • Sample size: Determining how much data to collect to answer the research question

  • Reducing variability: How blocking and stratification can reduce variability and improve power

  • Pilot study: How pilot studies can save time and money

Practical Component

  • How to randomise – Random allocation of subjects to treatments and random sampling in space

  • Simple power analysis – How much data do we need to answer the question of interest?

  • We will use free online tools and the software packages, Excel and G*Power

Please bring your own laptop with Excel (or equivalent) and G*Power to the workshop!

Morning tea and lunch are included in the workshop fee.

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