July 28 – August 1, 2014
The aim of the short course is to provide the fundamentals and importance of Biostatistics & Epidemiology in the field of health science, and to give a brief introduction about the important statistical techniques often used by the researchers. The intention of the course is to explain the concepts in biostatistics & epidemiology, and to perform the computations involved in commonly used statistical techniques using SPSS software. In addition, the group discussions based on the literature will be made for the clear understanding of the concept and interpretation to the participants.
Who can participate?
The short course is intended for medical doctors, nurses, clinicians, epidemiologists, psychologists, physiotherapists, biochemists, statisticians, social scientists, PhD students, and public health researchers who are interested in data analysis, report/journal article writing, report/journal article reviewing and supervising researchers in the above areas
Candidates should have their own laptops with SPSS.
Course Fee and Accommodation
Course fee Rs. 5,500/- (Five Thousand and Five Hundred) should be paid in full by 15 July 2014. Payments can be made by Demand Draft in favor of “Christian Medical College Vellore Association Account”, Payable at Vellore. Course fee includes Course Material, Lunch and Refreshments. Participants will have to bear their own expenses for travel, boarding and lodging. Organizers may arrange basic accommodation with AC facility in the college campus on request. Only limited accommodation is available and priority will be given to female participants.