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Quantitative Data Collection and Analysis: Part 2

Quantitative Data Collection and Analysis: Part 2

Follow-up with Dr. Jennifer Payne in Part 2 of this session. After a quick review of the previous session dealing with data collection and understanding types of variables, the presenter will move on to the details of moving from raw data to data ready for analysis. Jennifer will then review how the variables fit with the research question and how this creates the analytical plan. Finally, more advanced statistical methods will be discussed, reviewing how these map to the form of variables available. You are welcome and encouraged to join Part 2 even if you missed Part 1.

Learning Objectives

  • Prepare raw data for analysis (derived variables, de-identification)
  • Map variables to research question to understand role in analysis
  • Understand more advanced statistical methods as a function of form of variables

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 27, 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 

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