SLS training workshops – December 2013
The next SLS training workshops are to be held this December at the University of Edinburgh, and being organised through the Applied Quantitative Methods Network (AQMeN).
NOTE: The courses are now fully booked. News of future training will be announced here, and on our Twitter feed @SLS_DSU
Introduction to the Scottish Longitudinal Study
4th December, Edinburgh
This one-day workshop will introduce the SLS and the types of research that can be done with the SLS, along with details on accessing the SLS and procedures for requesting linked NHS data. To develop an understanding of the SLS an introduction to the SLS data dictionary will be provided alongside some group-work using the SLS data dictionary.
Analysing the Scottish Longitudinal Study using Survival Analysis
5th December, Edinburgh
This one-day workshop will introduce methods to display and model time to event data, including Kaplan-Meier plots and Cox proportional hazards regression. The survival analysis theory will be complimented with hands-on practical sessions using either SPSS or Stata on the SLS training dataset. Presentations of real SLS projects will also be given to demonstrate research potential.