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Using SPSS to analyse research data - for beginners

Tuesday 25 February 14:00 until 17:00
Jubilee G23
Speaker: Dr Rod Bond
Part of the series: Researcher Development Programme

PLEASE NOTE: This is a two-part workshop and participants are expected to attend both sessions. The first and second sessions take place in the same location from 14.00 - 17.00 on 25th February and 3rd March.

Target audience: Doctoral researchers in all stages from all disciplines, who are interested in learning about using SPSS to analyse research data.

Important information: Please note this is a hands-on session focusing on how to use the SPSS program. A basic knowledge of statistical concepts and terms is required and participants are expected to attend both parts of the course.

Workshop description:

This two-part practical workshop is ideal for researchers with no previous experience of using SPSS and covers the basics to get you started.

Working through a number of practical exercises, you will learn some of the key functions of SPSS, from data entry and creating basic output, to plotting figures and running more advanced statistical analyses.

Learning outcomes: By the end of the workshop you will have learnt how to

  • Enter data, plot figures and create some basic output such as descriptive statistics
  • Run t-tests, correlations and simple linear regressions
  • Run factorial ANOVA's
  • Use the split file and filter functions
  • Run a multiple regression
  • Examine outliers, normality and transform data

Workshop feedback:

  • "I am completely new to SPSS & felt that this was spot on as an introduction"
  • "It was very interactive, provided enough time for everyone to catch up & understand. Really helped"
  • "Excellent course. Really clear & well presented"

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By: Adam Kreimeia
Last updated: Tuesday, 11 February 2020