[R] Course announcement: STATISTICAL PRACTICE IN EPIDEMIOLOGY USING R

From: BXC (Bendix Carstensen) <bxc_at_steno.dk>
Date: Mon 08 Jan 2007 - 15:05:59 GMT


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STATISTICAL PRACTICE IN EPIDEMIOLOGY USING R



Tartu, Estonia, 25 to 30 May 2007

The course is aimed at epidemiologists and statisticians who wish to use R for statistical modelling and analysis of epidemiological data. The course requires basic knowledge of epidemiological concepts and study types. These will only be briefly reviewed, whereas the more advanced epidemiological and statistical concepts will be treated in depth.

Contents:


The methods will be illustrated using R in practical exercises.

The Epi package which is under development for epidemiological analysis in R will be introduced.

Participants are required to have a fairly good understanding of statistical principles and some familiarity with epidemiological concepts. The course will be mainly practically oriented with more than half the time at the computer.

Price: 600 EUR. (300 EUR for countries outside EU-2003 and the like).

Application: Deadline 1st April 2007. Send and e-mail which briefly states your qualifications in epidemiology and statistics, to the organizers Krista Fischer, Esa Läärä & Bendix Carstensen.

Further information at: www.pubhealth.ku.dk/~bxc/SPE



Organizers:
Krista Fischer, University of Tartu, Estonia <krista.fischer@ut.ee> Esa Läärä, University of Oulu, Finland <esa.laara@oulu.fi> Bendix Carstensen, Steno Diabetes Center, Denmark <bxc@steno.dk>

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