TRA regularly offers workshops, conferences and resources for researchers to build their expertise in twin research methods and to encourage collaborations. Register at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be advised of forthcoming professional opportunities.

Along with our workshops, we also provide a free series of online training modules featuring statistical tools and explanations for researchers to expand their skills into twin studies. View the modules here.

Current events

 

2019 Geospatial Workshop – Melbourne

When: 16 October 2019

This workshop, led by Dr Callie Little and colleagues, will introduce geospatial concepts and analyses with examples of data visualization tools & procedures, techniques to explore environmental influences on outcomes, and applications across research programs. Both genetically-sensitive and phenotypic designs will be discussed.

When: 16 October 2019; 9:00am - 12:30pm

Where:  University of Melbourne, Alan Gilbert-120 (Theatre 4)

Cost:  $75 per person

           Morning tea will be provided.

Registering: Click here to register.

For further information please contact Alison Wright on email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Introduction to Statistical Analysis of Data from Twins – Melbourne Workshop

When: 17-18 October 2019

Come to this workshop and learn about analysing data from twin studies. This workshop will cover the exploration, analysis and interpretation of data from twin studies. The workshop will focus on understanding when and why the different statistical models and tests are appropriate, their assumptions and what the results mean in the context of specific research questions. The methods will be illustrated using real data. Familiarity with Stata, R or SPSS and a basic understanding of linear and logistic regression is assumed.

When: 17-18 October 2019; 9:00am – 5:00pm

Where:  University of Melbourne, Alan Gilbert-120 (Theatre 4)

Cost:  $285 per person  Student Rate $185 per person

            An electronic copy of the presentation is provided; a bound hard-copy may be purchased for $40

Registering: Registration has closed.

Funding:  Those interested in attending this workshop are eligible to apply for the 2019 TRA Travel Grant (Round 20).

 

Please note:

  • You will need to bring your own laptop with either Stata, R or SPSS already installed for the data analysis session
  • Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

For more information, please contact Alison Wright on email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 


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