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Wed, Jan 22


Sahara Kuwait Golf Resort

R for Data Analysis in the Health Sciences

Learn the R statistical programming language for powerful analysis

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R for Data Analysis in the Health Sciences
R for Data Analysis in the Health Sciences

Time & Location

Jan 22, 2020, 5:00 PM – Jan 23, 2020, 9:00 PM

Sahara Kuwait Golf Resort, Hunting and Equestrian Club, Block No. 11, Jaber Al Ahmad Hospital Street, Kuwait City, Kuwait


About the event

The purpose of this course is to introduce researcher to the statistical package R for data analysis. Upon successful completion of the course, students should be able to use R to perform descriptive statistics including graphics, perform basic inferential statistical analyses including regression analysis, read and write data files, perform basic data manipulations (eg, creating new variables, merging data sets), write and use R script files, use R packages, write and use R functions, and perform basic programming in R including loops.


1- Epidemiological Study designs

2- Types of variables

3- Statistical inference and Hypothesis testing

4- Descriptive and Inferential statistics

5- Sample size determination and Sampling methods

6- Correlation and Regression

7- Introduction to survival analysis

8- Hands-on-session using R Studio, R Commander, R Deducer, JASP, R Markdown and ggplot2.

Who should attend?

This workshop is ideal for public health and medical researchers including medical students, study coordinators, project managers, medical writers, data managers, pharmaceutical scientists, statisticians, and those working in the health sector.

About the instructor:

Name: Ahmed R. Al-Saber

Level: Master Degree in statistics, Ph.D. candidate in statistics, University of Starathclyde, UK

Experience: more than 10 years performing academic statistical analysis.   




Early registration = 100 KWD 

Late Registration = 120 KWD (After 15th Dec. 2019)


+965 95545930 (WhatsApp Only)

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