This two day course aims to familiarise participants with
fundamental statistical concepts and how to apply them to survey data.
The course is highly participatory and comprises a mixture of
lecture-type sessions and hands-on computer sessions with worked
examples. During the course, participants will get the opportunity to
practice the analysis methods presented in the lectures by analysing
real survey data using SPSS for Windows.
This course will be useful to someone who:
By the end of the workshop participants will be able to:
David Hussey is the Head of Statistics at NatCen
Social Research with nearly 20 years’ experience as a statistician,
mostly in social and market research. He manages a team of statisticians
and is involved in survey sampling and weighting, statistical modelling
and training. He has experience of developing and delivering a wide
range of courses in statistical methods and the use of statistical
software. He has a degree in Mathematics and Master's degree in Social
Christos Byron is a Research Director in Statistics
at NatCen specialising in survey sampling and weighting, and analysis of
complex datasets. Christos has over 15 years’ experience in writing and
delivering academic and professional development training courses on
statistics for universities, government departments and professional
organisations. Christos has a first class degree in Mathematics and an
MSc in Social Research Methods and Statistics.
Course fee payable to SRA.
This course contributes 6 hours to the MRS CPD programme