"Advancing in Statistical Modelling for evolutionary biologists and ecologists using R"

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Delivered by Dr. Luc Bussiere and Dr. Ane Timenes Laugen *http://www.prstatistics.com/course/advancing-statistical-modelling-using-r-advr06/* <http://www.prstatistics.com/course/advancing-statistical-modelling-using-r-advr06/> This course will run from 24th - 28th April 2017 at SCENE field station, Loch Lomond, Glasgow Course only and all inclusive packages are available. This course will provide an introduction to working with real-life data typical of those encountered in the field of evolutionary biology and ecology. The course will be delivered by Dr. Luc Bussiere and Dr. Ane Timenes Laugen who are both practicing academics in the field of ecology. This five day course will consist of series of modules (each lasting roughly half a day) covering model selection and simplification, generalised linear models, mixed effects models, and non-linear models. Along the way you will gain in depth experience in data ‘wrangling’, data and model visualisation and plotting, as well as exploring and understanding model diagnostics. Classes will comprises of a mixture of lectures and practicals designed to either build required skills for future modules or to perform a family of analyses that is frequently encountered in the biological literature. Course content is as follows Day 1 Course introduction • Techniques for data manipulation, aggregation, and visualisation; introduction to linear regression. Packages: {tidyr}, {dplyr}, {ggplot2} Day 2 Linear models • Diagnostics, collinearity, scaling, plotting fitted values); fitting and interpreting interaction terms; model selection and simplification; general linear models and ANCOVA. • Packages: {stats}, {car} Day 3 Generalized linear models • Logistic and Poisson regression; predicting using model objects and visualizing model fits. • Packages: {broom}, {visreg}, {ggplot2} Day 4 Mixed effects models • Theory and practice of mixed effect models; visualising fixed and random effects. • Packages: {lme4}, {broom}, {ggplot2}, {sjPlot} Day 5 Fitting nonlinear functions • Polynomial & Mechanistic models; brief introduction to more advanced topics & combining methods (e.g., generalised linear mixed effects, nonlinear mixed effects, and zero-inflated and zero-altered models). • Packages: {nlsTools}. • Afternoon to discuss own data if time permits Please email any inquiries to oliverhoo...@prstatistics.com or visit our website *www.prstatistics.com* <http://www.prstatistics.com/> Please feel free to distribute this material anywhere you feel is suitable Our other courses 1. STABLE ISOTOPE MIXING MODELS USING SIAR, SIBER AND MIXSIAR #SIMM 28th Feb – 3rd Mar 2017, Scotland, Dr. Andrew Parnell, Dr. Andrew Jackson *http://www.prstatistics.com/course/stable-isotope-mixing-models-using-r-simm03/* <http://www.prstatistics.com/course/stable-isotope-mixing-models-using-r-simm03/> 2. NETWORK ANAYLSIS FOR ECOLOGISTS USING R #NTWA 6th – 10th March 2017, Scotland, Dr. Marco Scotti *http://www.prstatistics.com/course/network-analysis-ecologists-ntwa01/* <http://www.prstatistics.com/course/network-analysis-ecologists-ntwa01/> 3. ADVANCES IN MULTIVARIATE ANALYSIS OF SPATIAL ECOLOGICAL DATA USING R #MVSP 3rd – 7th April 2017, Scotland, Prof. Pierre Legendre, Dr. Olivier Gauthier *http://www.prstatistics.com/course/advances-in-spatial-analysis-of-multivariate-ecological-data-theory-and-practice-mvsp02/* <http://www.prstatistics.com/course/advances-in-spatial-analysis-of-multivariate-ecological-data-theory-and-practice-mvsp02/> 4. ADVANCING IN STATISTICAL MODELLING FOR EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGISTS AND ECOLOGISTS USING R #ADVR 17th – 21st April 2017, Scotland, Dr. Luc Bussiere, Dr. Ane Timenes Laugen *http://www.prstatistics.com/course/advancing-statistical-modelling-using-r-advr06/* <http://www.prstatistics.com/course/advancing-statistical-modelling-using-r-advr06/> 5. CODING, DATA MANAGEMENT AND SHINY APPLICATIONS USING RSTUDIO FOR EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGISTS AND ECOLOGISTS #CDSR 15th - 19th May, Scotland Dr. Aline Quadros *http://www.prstatistics.com/course/coding-data-management-and-shiny-applications-using-rstudio-for-evolutionary-biologists-and-ecologists-cdsr01/* <http://www.prstatistics.com/course/coding-data-management-and-shiny-applications-using-rstudio-for-evolutionary-biologists-and-ecologists-cdsr01/> 6. 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