Methodological and Statistical Consulting

Developed by: IBIMA. Instituto de Investigación Biomédica de Málaga

Description

Counseling and / or methodological review of the research protocol

  • Analysis of the reasons for refusal for rejected projects
  • Review of scientific articles
  • Drafting the strategy for statistical analysis of data
  • Sampling and sample size calculation
  • Design and debugging database for research
  • Descriptive analysis of data
  • Inferential analysis (bivariate and multivariate)
  • Evaluation of diagnostic tests, sensitivity, specificity, predictive values and ROC curves
  • Statistical validation of questionnaires and other measurement instruments
  • Other statistical techniques (Bayesian analysis, meta-analysis, genetic epidemiology, longitudinal data analysis, etc …)
  • Support in the use of free software for statistical analysis
  • Advice on the presentation of results for scientific dissemination
  • Review of scientific articles

Statistical consulting

  • Drafting the strategy for statistical analysis of data
  • Sampling and sample size calculation
  • Design and debugging database for research
  • Descriptive analysis of data
  • Inferential analysis (bivariate and multivariate)
  • Evaluation of diagnostic tests, sensitivity, specificity, predictive values and ROC curves
  • Statistical validation of questionnaires and other measurement instruments
  • Other statistical techniques (Bayesian analysis, meta-analysis, genetic epidemiology, longitudinal data analysis, etc …)
  • Support in the use of free software for statistical analysis
  • Advice on the presentation of results for scientific dissemination
  • Review of scientific articles

Scientific consulting.

  • Listen to the research interests and suggestions of Clinical Unit staff and advise and promote certain lines of action to apply these interests and proposals to a research line or project and to promote the creation of new research groups
  • Understand the work done in the clinical units in order to support the initiation of lines of research or clinical innovation and identify and promote possible interunit intercenter and international collaborations
  • Support the research staff of the Clinical Units to disclose their experimental results in national and international forums
  • Review of scientific articles
  • Advise research groups on their research interests to define objectives and draw appropriate strategies for achieving them
  • Collaborate with Comprehensive Consulting Unit staff (OTT, OPI, Accreditation and Project Management) for research training of clinical unit staff; identify and promote innovation projects and lines of joint work with companies; generate companies in the health field; identify and access appropriate funding sources for research in development

Training activities.

  • Research methodology
  • Use of open access software for statistical data analysis
  • Advanced statistics
  • Preparation of scientific manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals
  • Critical reading of scientific literature
  • Specific courses based on the needs of researchers