Statistics for Nutrition Research

Date: 9 November 2016
Venue: Nutrition Society offices, 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. 

PLEASE NOTE: Two more places left.  

Eventbrite - Statistics for Nutrition Research

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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

Application for contiuning professional development endorsement is sought for from the Association for Nutrition. 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.