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Learn to Program: Python at UOA Online


Python has deservedly become a popular language for scientific computing. It has all the friendly features and conveniences you'd expect of a modern programming language, and also a rich set of libraries for working with data.

We teach using Jupyter notebooks, which allow program code, results,...

Beyond Basics: Conditionals and Visualisation in Excel at UOA Online


After cleaning your database, you may need to apply some conditional analysis to glean greater insights from your data. You may also want to enhance your charts for inclusion into a manuscript, thesis or report by adding some statistical elements. This course will cover conditional syntax, nested...

Excel for Researchers at UOA Online


Data rarely comes in the form you require. Often it is messy. Sometimes it is incomplete. And sometimes there's too much of it. Frequently, it has errors. We'll use one of the most widespread data wrangling tools, Microsoft Excel, to import, sort, filter, copy, protect, transform, summarise,...

Introductory Statistics Online


This six week online course introduces students to the basics of applied statistics used in disciplines including psychology, biology, medicine, health, engineering, business, sociology and the arts. The three main areas of study are descriptive statistics, probability distributions and...

Sample Size Calculation Workshop (hybrid)


WHAT IS GPOWER? GPower is a free statistical software package for power and sample size analysis. It offers point-and-click functionality and covers a wide variety of statistical tests.
In this 1-day workshop, concepts of statistical power and relevant statistical tests are covered in a...

WEBINAR: Getting started with RNAseq: Transforming raw reads into biological insights


This record includes training materials associated with the Australian BioCommons webinar ‘Getting started with RNAseq: Transforming raw reads into biological insights’. This webinar took place on 6 September 2023.

Event description 

RNA sequencing (RNAseq) is a powerful technique for...