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Quantitative Data Collection and Analysis: Part 1

Quantitative Data Collection and Analysis: Part 1

Join Dr. Jennifer Payne in this two-part session that explores Stats “beyond Stats”. Part 1 of this session will start at the beginning—reviewing principles of data collection (data quality), types of variables, challenges with different data sources, and understanding how data collection is tied to the research question. Feel free to attend Part 1 even if you are unable to attend Part 2.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how data collection supports the research question (and helps frame it)
  • Understand best practice with respect to data collection scope and quality
  • Understand moving from raw data to data ready for analysis

Recommended for: Members of the NS Research Community who are new to writing research proposals or funding applications, or who want to brush up on related skills. These sessions would be of most benefit to Early Career Investigators (PhDs, physicians, residents, fellows, other health care professionals, etc.) or research staff who are interested in learning more, assisting with, or are developing their own research studies.

In Person: RMU Multimedia Room, Room 114, Centre for Clinical Research, 5790 University Avenue, Halifax

Online: You will receive an email from the organizer prior to the event to join the session remotely.


Dr. Jennifer Payne

Associate Professor,
Dept. of Diagnostic Radiology, Dalhousie University

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Time Zone:
Atlantic Time (change)
All Zones
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To participate in an online session, you will need to meet the following requirements:

  • You must have access to a computer with Skype for Business installed. If you do not have the software, you will be required to install a web app plugin that will allow you to attend as a guest
  • You must have an audio output device (headphones or speakers) connected to be able to hear the instructor
  • You must have an audio input device (webcam or microphone) connected whether you wish to participate verbally or not. If you do not wish to speak, you may type in the chat window

NSHA Employees: To learn more about Skype for Business, see https://intra.nshealth.ca/training-resources/SitePages/Skype.aspx 

External to NSHA: Please join the event as a guest through the link you are sent three hours before the event. We encourage you to ensure you have the Skype for Business Web App installed prior to the event. For help, see: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/join-a-skype-for-business-meeting-with-skype-meetings-app-skype-for-business-web-app-4828ad18-ed21-422a-a870-94d676d4b72a#Version=Skype-for-Business-Web-App

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