BMMSG 518: Concepts of Research Statistics

This course will introduce students to basic concepts of Statistics, with an emphasis on those needed before they begin their research projects. Thus, the concepts covered in the course will include hypothesis testing, types of statistical tests, level of significance, statistical power, effect size, sample size calculation, and the P value. An understanding of these concepts would help them make informed decisions about how to run and interpret results from a statistically sound research project.