Experimental Design and Data Analyses (with R)

Course dates: March / April 2020

Registration dates: TBA

Coordinating university/institution:
University of Potsdam, Germany

SPACES project: https://www.orycs.org/ORYCS

Location: TBA (Namibia)

Target group:
Students, early-career researchers

Teaching concept and aims:
The Summer School covers various types of quantitative research methods, basic principles of experimental design, and techniques for data collection in the field as well as statistical analysis and graphical presentation using the open-source statistical software R. Participants will use real ecological data mutually collected during the course. They will be encouraged to develop own research plans, outline specific hypotheses, determine the most suitable experimental approach and to identify the appropriate statistical test and its application in R. A special focus is set on the presentation of results. The language of instruction is English

Course lead:
Dr. Katzja Geißler