Knowledge E | 4th-5th October 2017: Statistics and Regression with R (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

4th-5th October 2017: Statistics and Regression with R (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

Start Date: October 4, 2017

End Date: October 5, 2017

Venue: Cairo, Egypt


This two day course will provide a brief refresher of fundamental statistical principles such as confidence intervals and hypothesis testing (p-values). R, an excellent free statistical package, will also be introduced at this course and ways of applying commonly used statistical methods will be demonstrated. Additionally, 3 types of regressions will be discussed (linear, logistic and survival/Cox-proportional hazards) and their application in R.



This course is ideal for:

  • Academic researchers, currently writing a research paper
  • Established researchers who wish to improve their research designs
  • PhD students who aim to begin publishing scholarly papers in the immediate future



Eirini Koutoumanou
Senior Teaching Fellow in Statistics
University College London, GOS Institute of Child Health

Mrs. Eirini Koutoumanou holds a BSc degree in Statistics from the Athens University of Economics and Business and an MSc degree in Statistics from Lancaster University, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. Her interest lies in the pure statistical science and ways of delivering its various aspects and interpretations to non-statistically orientated audiences.

She joined the University College of London GOS Institute of Child Health in 2008 and since then has led many statistical courses with great success. In January 2011, she also started a PhD on a part-time basis on Copula models and their application within pediatric data. In August 2014, she was promoted to Senior Teaching Fellow after 6 years of continuous pedagogical progress in the field of statistics.