Research Skills Seminar Series

The seminar series is hosted by the WA Department of Health.  Seminars cover a range of topics covering the entire clinical research process and are one hour duration each.

The seminar schedule may be subject to change. Notification of any changes regarding topics, locations, and times will occur to all those who have registered to attend.

2018 Research Skills Seminar Series


Currently all live seminars are held at:

Macdonald Lecture Theatre
Level 2, Admin Building at Princess Margaret Hospital

(opposite Telethon Kids Institute on Roberts Rd)

Research Skills Seminar Series is also available to view through our network of hosted video conference sites and online via Scopia.

Next Seminar:

Introductory Biostatistics
by Doctor Julie Marsh

Associate, the UWA Centre for Applied Statistics
Senior Research Fellow, Telethon Kids Institute

Friday 23 February
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


Need a starter on statistics or a refresher? This seminar covers fundamental statistical concepts for clinical researchers and research students including:

  • why we use significance testing
  • how to interpret confidence intervals and p-values
  • how to sample size and variability affect results
  • why bias and confounding factors are important considerations in designing studies
  • when to seek statistical support

Recent Past Seminars

Video recordings are available to view on the "Past Seminars" page.

Research Fundamentals (9 Feb)



Click here for the 2018 Research Skills Seminar Series

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