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NC3Rs: National Centre for the Replacement Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research
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Responsible Research Webinar: Statistical Analysis for In Vivo and In Vitro Scientists Course

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Responsible Research in Practice

This course organised by Responsible Research in Practice consists of three 3-hour webinar sessions (including discussion activities utilising the group chat function, polls, individual activities and breaks).

Session one will cover:

  • Understanding, identifying, minimising variation and its impact.
  • How the scientific question and experimental design influence the choice of statistical analysis method.
  • What summary statistics are available and when to use them.
  • Why and how to transform your data, plus strategies for dealing with outliers.
  • The structure of a significance test using a two-sample t-test as an example.

Session two will cover:

  • What measures of precision should be used and when, including SD Vs SEM plus confidence interval.
  • Non-parametric statistical tests and other simple tests to compare more complex data sets.
  • Basics of ANOVA and why it should often be used instead of multiple t-tests.

Session three will cover:

  • What experimental designs and data features require an extension to statistical analysis methods such as ANOVA and how to incorporate them.
  • ANOVA for randomised block designs and factorial treatment structures
  • Analysis of Covariance, ANCOVA Vs Change from Baseline.
  • Assumptions of ANOVA and ANCOVA.