1 Nov
3 Dec


Statistics II: Experimental Design and ANOVA, 4 hp

The Ph.D. course will be given in Uppsala 1 November - 3 December 2019.

Prerequisites: Statistics I or equiv.

Objective, including learning outcomes

The objective of the course is to give an overview of the basic principles behind design and analysis of factorial experiments. On completion of the course, the student will be able to: 
• describe basic principles in experimental design and specify analysis of variance (ANOVA) models including conditions and assumptions
• select an appropriate ANOVA model for a given experimental design
• carry out ANOVA using the statistical software R or SAS
• interpret and evaluate results correctly and draw reasonable conclusions
• clearly and concisely communicate results and conclusions


The course will cover the following topics:
• Analysis of experiments with one or more fixed and random factors, randomized block designs, crossed and nested factors. 
• Multiple comparisons. 
• Analysis of residuals. 
• Non-parametric ANOVA, Kruskal–Wallis’ and Friedman’s tests.
• Mixed-effects models


Time: 2019-11-01 - 2019-12-03
City: Uppsala
Last signup date: 11 October 2019
Additional info:

Applications are to be sent by e-mail to Johannes.Forkman@slu.se and should contain the following information: 

Name of applicant • Personal identification number (personnummer) • Academic affiliation.