Basic statistics theory


After this basic statistics theory session, you should be able to:
  • Understand basic statistical concepts and methods for statistical analysis of life sciences data
  • Choose the correct statistical test for analyzing your data
  • Interpret and critically assess the results of basic statistical analyses


This training gives an introduction to the use of statistics for basic analyses of life sciences data.
This training is a prerequisite introduction to a series of hands-on trainings on the statistical analysis of life sciences data: 'Basic statistics in R' and 'Basic statistics in Graphpad Prism'. If you want to follow one of these trainings, you��have to follow this introduction. Ít will give you all the theoretical background that you need.
Those that already have a strong statistical background may register directly for the 'Basic statistics in R, part II' training.

Required skills

No skills required.


 9h30-12h30: Theoretical background
12h30-13h30: Lunch
13h30-16h30: Which statistical test should you choose ?
                     The do's and don'ts of reporting statistics ...



4 September 2018, from 9h30 to 16h30


Park Inn by Radisson Leuven
Martelarenlaan 36
3010 Leuven


Janick Mathys

Training material:

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Registration start date:

30 July 2018 (12:00)

Registration end date:

21 August 2018