Statistics for Nutrition Research

Date: 20 April 2017
Venue: Nutrition Society Training Room, 10 Cambridge Court, 210 Shepherds Bush road, London, W6 7NJ

This one day Nutrition Society course will cover experimental design, sample size and power calculations; and to more advanced techniques such as
modeling outcomes, ANOVA model selection, linear regression including using and interpreting mixed models. 


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Click here to view the fees to attend.  Alternatively, click on the button above and you will be directed to an Eventbrite page to book your place on the workshop. 

Workshop fee includes all refreshments, lunch, training materials and certificate of attendance from the Association for Nutrition (once applied).  Pre-reading will be sent out at booking stage.

Learning Outcomes
Delegates will gain a better understanding of:

  • Definition and use of statistical concepts
  • Differences between accuracy & precision
  • Basic concepts of modeling outcomes
  • The linear model when there are multiple explanatory variables (ANOVA, multiple comparisons and regression analysis)
  • Sample size and power calculations including handling missing data
  • Planning a study & experiment
  • Effectively present and share data using reported methods
  • Clearly define variables
  • Making informed decisions in the design and analysis of research

Continuing Professional Development (CPD):

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Association for Nutrition (AfN) endorsement has been applied for.  This workshop has received and approved by the Royal Society of Biology for purposes of CPD and this event may be counted as 18 CPD credits.

Certificates of Attendances will be handed out at the end of the workshop.


The workshop will be ran by Dr Graham Horgan, Principal Consultant for Human Health & Nutrition, Biomathematics & Statistics Scotland, Rowett Institute of Nutrition and Health, University of Aberdeen


Click here to view the full programme.

Who should attend?

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


If you have any queries or for further information, please contact Hajnal Zdravics, Training & Education Manager.

The Nutrition Society reserves the right to cancel the workshop.