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STOP PRESS Introductory Bayesian data analysis workshops for social scientists (June 2017 Nottingham UK)

June 13, 2017
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STOP PRESS Introductory Bayesian data analysis workshops for social scientists (June 2017 Nottingham UK)

The third and (possibly) final round of the workshops of our introductory workshops was overbooked in April, but we have managed to arrange some additional dates in June.There are still places left on these. More details at: http://www.p...

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Serious Stats blog: CI for differences in independent R square coefficients

May 25, 2017
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Serious Stats blog: CI for differences in independent R square coefficients

In my Serious Stats blog I have a new post on providing CIs for a difference between independent R square coefficients.You can find the post there or go direct to the function hosted on RPubs. I have been experimenting with knitr  but can't yet ge...

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ESRC funded Bayesian data analysis workshops for social scientists

January 24, 2017
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ESRC funded Bayesian data analysis workshops for social scientists

The third and (possibly) final round of the workshops is open for booking. As with the last round we are planning a free R workshop before hand (reccomended if you need a refresher or have never used R before), but can't offer bursaries for this.More d...

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ESRC Prior Exposure workshops: advanced Bayesian data analysis

September 2, 2016
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ESRC Prior Exposure workshops: advanced Bayesian data analysis

There are still a few places left on our September Bayesian Data analysis workshops held in Nottingham Trent University on September 15 and 16, 2016.These are part of the ESRC's Advanced Training Initiative and are aimed at PhD students and resear...

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Stop Press: Additional dates for the 2016 Prior Exposure Bayesian Data Analysis workshops

January 29, 2016
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Stop Press: Additional dates for the 2016 Prior Exposure Bayesian Data Analysis workshops

Places on the Easter Prior Exposure (introductory) workshops filled up very quickly and we had to turn away quite a few people. In response we’ve managed to arrange another set of events on 16 and 17 June (again with an optional R bootcamp on Ju...

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PLS think twice about partial least squares

July 23, 2015
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PLS think twice about partial least squares

One of the great things about writing a statistics book was finding an excuse to read about dozens of topics that I knew a little about but hadn't got around to studying in depth. Even so, there were a number of topics I ended up missing out on complet...

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Prior exposure workshops 3 and 4 (Bayesian data analysis for social scientists)

July 17, 2015
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Prior exposure workshops 3 and 4 (Bayesian data analysis for social scientists)

Booking is now open for workshops three and four of our Prior Exposure Bayesian data analysis training (all taking place in Nottingham). The dates are 22 and 23 September 2015.These follow on from the first two workshops but if you have some training i...

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Prior exposure: Bayesian data analysis workshops (ESRC Advanced Training Initiative)

February 9, 2015
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Prior exposure: Bayesian data analysis workshops (ESRC Advanced Training Initiative)

Mark Andrews and I have just launched the web site for our Prior Exposure Bayesian Data Analysis workshop series. This is part of the ESRC Advanced Training Initiative.Further details are available here.The first two workshops are available for booking...

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Guest post: PNAS, facebook and the ethics of online experimentation

July 4, 2014
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Guest post: PNAS, facebook and the ethics of online experimentation

This is a guest blog post by Gerry Markopoulos. I'm posting it because I think it is an important topic that deserves wider discussion.Recently, an article was published in the prestigious journal ‘Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences’ (...

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Multicollinearity tutoral

November 11, 2013
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Multicollinearity tutoral

I just posted brief multicollinearity tutorial on my other blog (loosely based on the material from the Serious Stats book). You can read it here.Filed under: serious stats, stats advice Tagged: correlation and covariance, general linear model, messy d...

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