Quantitative statistical analysis

The day will cover an introduction to methods of quantitative analysis. The session will include a discussion of some of the pragmatics and practicalities of conducting quantitative research and analysis.

The aim of the session is to review different techniques of quantitative analysis. For example, t-tests, ANOVA, MANOVA, regression analysis, multiple regression, factor analysis, path analysis, structural equation modelling and meta-analysis.


Psychological theory underpinning the workshop

The sessions will draw on research and theory related to approaches to research and research methodologies such as those explored by Howitt, D. & Cramer, D. (2008) Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology, 2nd Edition. Pearson Prentice Hall and Willig, C. (2001) Introducing Qualitative Research in Psychology: Adventures in theory and method. Open University Press.

Learning outcomes and objectives

  • Understand the key features of different data collection techniques & practical considerations involved
  • Knowledge of different types statistical analysis
  • Choosing appropriate analysis techniques based on research aims


Kate Nicholls currently teaches research methodologies at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, and has been running these workshops for trainee and practicing forensic psychologists since 2007.

Registration: 09:30 - 10:00
Start: 10:00
Lunch: 12:30 - 13:30
Ends: 16:30

Booking information

Workshop fee

DOP Members £25 (+VAT)
BPS Members £50 (+VAT)
Non-BPS Members £75 (+VAT)

How to book

To register for this workshop online, go to the BPS Shop.

Complete and return the registration form.


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Fri, 13/05/2011 -
09:30 to 16:30
BPS Learning Centre