Course Feedback

The feedback from participants in our courses is consistently very favourable. Some representative comments are shown below.

Statistics for Research Workers feedback

Application form SRW

"This course has really helped me to understand statistics and I'll be able to take the knowledge from the course and apply it directly to my work".

"This course will definitely benefit those who carry out research in all disciplines. As a person who has very little stats knowledge, I've found it extremely informative and fascinating".

"This course should be recommended to all PhD students".

"My understanding of statistics and its relevance to my discipline has greatly improved."

"This course came highly recommended to me by other researchers in my department and I now understand why! SRW was comprehensive, clearly presented with a good balance of exercises and visual display to aid your learning".

"I would recommend this course to anyone who feels anxious when they hear the word 'statistics'."

"The quality and consistency of teaching was the most remarkable feature of this course. I particularly found both lecturers' willingness to answer my questions patiently and respectfully helped the student learn".

"This course was surprisingly engaging. Statistics has the reputation of being dry but the examples from a wide range of human activity were fascinating. The maths was not too confronting for someone from the humanities and the exposition very clear. Highly recommended".

"Informative and extremely useful".

"An excellent course, which makes highly complex concepts simple to understand.It is extremely well organised and well taught".

"I wish I had taken this course from the beginning of my PhD studies. I would have understood much more".

R course Minitab course SPSS course

Design and Analysis of Experiments feedback

Application form DAE

"An extremely worthwhile course for any scientific researcher."

"Useful for practitioners in all areas of research."

"A very comprehensive course which has greatly enhanced my understanding of how to effectively design and analyse experiments."

"Well-presented course with a comfortable learning pace, pitched for all experimenters."

DAE course

Producing Excellent Graphics Simply feedback

"I was very happy with the choice of tool, the exploration of it and the workshops pace and breadth".

"The workshop exceeded my expectations, I found it extremely practical".

"Very informative and interesting".

PEGS course


The Centre runs a variety of Stats courses. Anyone can enrol in these courses; participants come from within the University and also from business, industry and government.

The fees for the courses depend on the length of the course, in general. Our courses are usually intensive short courses ranging from one day workshops to 6 day courses.

Courses on offer at present

The Centre is also willing to present both general and specialist courses for individual organisations, either here at the University or in-house. Anyone interested in discussing the running of such a course should contact the Director, Professor Ian Gordon

Email: Director, Professor Ian Gordon
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