External consulting

We have experience across a broad range of statistical applications, and we offer help with all aspects of data-based research.

Our consultants have Masters or PhD degrees in statistics.  All are accredited with the Statistical Society of Australia (AStat or GStat).

Customised Statistical Training

Can’t find the statistical course you need, at a date that suits you?

We can provide general and specialist courses tailored to your organisation.

  • a comprehensive set of notes
  • in depth practical training
  • content can be structured to your specific needs
  • various statistical software packages
  • run at the University or in-house
  • small or large groups

If you are interested in such a course, contact the Director, Professor Ian Gordon

Courses/Workshops

Each year the Centre offers courses/workshops that are available to the public, industry, government and academic world. Our consultants have a wealth of knowledge from working with real world statistical issues. Our courses have a mixture of practical work and lecture presentation.

Current courses

Here are a few examples we offer help with:

  • questionnaire design and data collection methods
  • study design, for experiments and surveys
  • choice of sample size
  • data management and verification
  • analysis strategies
  • modelling of data
  • data mining and analytics
  • interpretation of analyses and statistical reasoning
  • communication of statistical findings, tailored to the audience
  • quality graphical presentations
  • critical review of quantitative research and reasoning
  • statistical software
  • expert witness needs
  • statistics courses tailored to specific needs

We have consultants who are expert in the use of Genstat, Minitab, SPSS, S-Plus and R.

Guidelines and instructions for preparing your data for statistical analysis. Click here

SCC in the media

We have carried out consulting projects for external clients  from the following areas:

 
Aged care
Agriculture
Automotive industry
Cellular Biology
Dairy industry
Dentistry
Ecology
Education
Employment
Engineering
Environmental science
Epidemiology
Expert witness work
Food science
Forensic science
Gambling
Health economics
Horticulture
Industrial relations
Information technology
Manufacturing
Market research
Medical technology
Medicine
Occupational health and safety
Optometry
Pharmaceutical industry
Psychology
Sport
Surgery
Telecommunication
Transport
Utilities
Veterinary science
Zoology

We have not included client names and organizations, to maintain client privacy.