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Information on COVID-19 and the Society’s Workshops 

Statement date: 11 March 2020

The Nutrition Society recognises the public concern regarding the outbreak of COVID-19 and is closely monitoring the situation and. At this time, the Statistics for nutrition research workshop will take place and standard current cancellation terms will apply as per your confirmation email. 

While the global situation is continuing to change, both the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the UK Government confirm that currently there is no reason to defer or postpone travel to and within the UK. Numerous national and international meetings continue to take place within the UK.  Should the situation change, the Society will contact all registered participants and partners and also announce it on the Society’s website.

The Society’s paramount concern is the health and wellbeing of participants, and it continues to follow the recommendations of national and international public health authorities. 

Workshop overview 

This one day NSTA workshop is prepared and delivered by Dr Keren Papier, University of Oxford.  The course will cover descriptive statistics, sample size and power calculations. The workshop will also cover more advanced techniques such as modeling outcomes, ANOVA model selection, linear regression including using and interpreting mixed models.

Who should participate?

MSc and PhD students working on human nutrition studies, nutritional epidemiologists, professionals, academics, and those working on large-scale human studies.

Pre-requisites: Delegates are requested to bring laptops pre-loaded with SPSS software. Laptops cannot be provided by the Society. 


If you have any queries or wish to be informed when registration opens, please contact our Professional Development Manager.