Demystifying statistics: Understanding and interpreting p-values

Demystifying statistics: Understanding and interpreting p-values
Thursday 21st February 2019 
June Lloyd Room, Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

Intuitive and interactive basic statistics session on understanding and interpreting p-values.

Intended for researchers in the GOSH BRC from a biological or clinical background who don't feel confident about statistical analysis, or even those who've done the ICH introductory course some time ago and would like a refresher.

  • Why statistical analysis is a lot like a courtroom
  • Demonstrations to visually illustrate some of the concepts behind what a p-value is
  • How to depict your data
  • When to use the word “significant” when writing up your results
  • How to interpret p-values close to 0.05

You can register for this course at the following Eventbrite link is:

Please note, a 2 hour session won't be able to meet specific research needs of a diverse group. For a more detailed introduction to statistics, please see: