Statistical Support

UBC Department of Statistics: UBC's Department of Statistics offers several types of free statistical consultation, via STAT 551, STAT 450/550, and SOS (Statistical Opportunity for Students). 

  • STAT 551: Term 1 only, open to anyone, via students in STAT 551 mentored by faculty; accepting projects for 2022/23 Term 1 from now until October 31, 2022

  • STAT 450/550: Term 2 only, open to anyone, via students in STAT 450 mentored by faculty; accepting projects for 2022/23 Term 2 from November 1 to December 15, 2022

  • SOS (Statistical Opportunity for Students): year-round, UBCV graduate students only, via a team of a senior Statistical consultant and a Statistics graduate student

UBC Applied Statistics and Data Science Group (ASDa): ASDa is the research support and general statistical supporting group of the UBC Department of Statistics. By applying best practices and capitalizing on their working relationships with leading data science researchers, ASDa's professional statistical consultants and scientific programmers can help with research data analytics needs. This includes:

  • Collaborating on study design and determining appropriate analytic methodology for grant proposals and project planning

  • Managing, cleaning, and wrangling data to a form that is ready for analysis

  • Providing analytics through data visualization, exploration, modelling and interpretation

  • Developing user-friendly, interactive software tools

  • Boosting capacity and filling specific gaps in client's skill sets

  • Providing training through flexible, hands-on workshops on software and methodology

UBC Centre for Health Evaluation & Outcome Sciences (CHÉOS): From design to execution, CHÉOS provides a broad range of support services including project management, methodology, and regulatory affairs. CHÉOS staff actively manage projects that ultimately contribute to improving health systems at the local, national, and international levels.


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