Makerere University acknowledges that funds received from SIDA under the bilateral Research Cooperation enable Ugandan public universities to conduct impactful research, research capacity strengthening, institutional advancement, generate knowledge and promote research uptake for regional development, which generally align with the scope of the EDCTP programme.

Advanced Quantitative Data Analysis - PhD Training Course

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 11:25
  • Advanced Quantitative Data Analysis

The Directorate of Research and Graduate Training in collaboration with the School of School of Statistics and Applied Economics, announces the PhD-Crosscutting Training Course: i.e. ADVANCED QUANTITATIVE DATA ANALYSIS

  • Course Duration: 8th to 26th July, 2019
  • Venue: Makerere University Library
  • Who should apply: PhD Students Maximum Number of Participants: 40
  • Latest Date of application: 3rd July, 2019

This course is among the required crosscutting courses designed to help PhD students embarking on research to understand the principles and practical application of statistics for analysis of research data. The course revisits standard statistical techniques together with a comprehensive hands-on illustration of their application using a standard statistical package. By the close of the course, students are expected to have acquired the ability to choose the appropriate statistical technique(s) to use for the type of data to be collected as well as correct interpretation of the results.

Applicants should submit their applications with evidence of full admission to the PhD Program. Priority shall be given to those at data collection and analysis phase of their research project. ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS SHALL BE CONTACTED.

Please indicate your Gender, Department, School, College, telephone and e-mail contact. Submit electronically to: or

Deadline for application is Wednesday 3rd July, 2019.  

Selected applicants will be informed via e-mail/Telephone by July 3rd, 2019

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