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New Software Short Courses Offered for Fall 2017

10 August 2017—SDS is excited to offer four new software short courses this fall. Introduction to SAS, taught by SDS consultant Michael Mahometa, covers all of the basics of data manipulation and analysis in this powerful software. New users will learn how to import data, create informative graphs, and run descriptive and...

SDS Tutorial Videos Reach 200,000 Views!

16 September 2016—The Department of Statistics and Data Sciences has reached an impressive milestone this fall: the departmental software and hand calculation tutorial videos have been viewed a combined total of over 200,000 times! Viewers accessed the videos directly through Department’s Video Tutorial page, as well as through embedded videos in...

Introducing Statistics Online Support (SOS)

01 September 2016—We are excited to announce the launch of the Statistics Online Support (SOS) resource platform.  Designed and built by SDS lecturers Kristin Harvey and Sally Amen, SOS provides on-demand content for student researchers who need help selecting an analysis method to answer their research question. The interactive, decision tree...

SDS Short Course Registration Now Open, New Courses Offered

25 August 2016—Registration is now open for the fall 2016 SDS software and topic short courses.  Short courses are available to all UT students, faculty, and staff for $30, and seating is limited.  We are excited to offer three new short courses this fall. SDS lecturer Dr. Kristin Harvey will be...

SDS Faculty Run Professional Development for OnRamps High School Teachers

26 July 2016—In July, 378 high school teachers gathered at the UT Austin campus to engage in a two-week-long professional development program for OnRamps, a dual-enrollment program that seeks to increase the number and diversity of Texas students who engage in learning experiences aligned with the expectations of leading research universities....

NSF-CBMS 2016 Regional Conference

Topological Data Analysis May 31-June 04, 2016 The University of Texas at Austin Location:Thompson Conference Center2405 Robert Dedman Drive, E4302Austin, TX 78712 Topology, Geometry and Statistics                   Topological data analysis (TDA) has recently emerged as an active new field of research, which has generated great...

Software and Topic Short Course Registration Now Open

SDS is excited to announce the Spring 2016 software and topic short courses. We will be offering software courses in R, Python, Matlab, Stata, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Access. These 3-hour, hands-on workshops are perfect for those who want an introduction to a new statistical software or more experience with advanced...

New Software and Topic Short Courses Offered in Fall 2015

SDS is excited to offer four new short courses in Fall 2015, including three that are part of the new Topics in Statistics series taught by the statistical consulting staff. Instead of being focused on a particular software, these topic courses cover a specific content area, ranging from introductory data analysis...

SDS 328M Students Show Off Data Analysis Skills at CNS Undergraduate Research Forum

Ceclia Vichier-Guerre and her poster, “Paroxetine and Sertraline Exposure on Neural Crest Stem Cell Formation.” 22 April 2015—On Friday, April 17, the halls of the Welch Building were filled with College of Natural Sciences undergraduate students enthusiastically showing off their research posters during the 2015 Undergraduate Research Forum. During this event...