Statistics Facts & Snacks: Summer Workshop for High School Students

June 5 - 7, 2019 from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. 

Participants will work with UK experts to discuss what a statistician does, explore requirements to pursue higher education in statistics, and learn introductory statistical programming techniques. 

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Get a jump start in statistics!

The CCTS Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Research Design (BERD) Core is pleased to offer Statistics Facts & Snacks, a free statistics workshop for high school students of any grade level. No statistics or computer science experience is required. 

This hands-on workshop will explore the fun of data analysis through basic statistical techniques taught using R, a free statistical programming language. Students will also learn about what a statistician does and what the requirements are to pursue higher education in statistics. The workshop will include visits from statisticians in a variety of different statistical careers, and students will have the opportunity to chat with them about their background and work life.

June 5 —7, 9:00am —12:00pm 
University of Kentucky, MDS Building, Room 333 

Snacks provided!
Parking information is available here. »

Participants must register to attend, and those under 18 years old must have a parent/guardian register for them. Space is limited, so register today!




What Past Participants Had to Say

“It was really fun and interesting. It really convinced me to want to be a statistician one day. I really liked the conferences with real statisticians.”

“The camp was great; the teacher and support staff were very kind, helpful, and knowledgeable.”

“It was a very fun and educational experience! I wasn't sure what to expect, but I enjoyed it and learned a lot.”

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This workshop is sponsored by the Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Research Design (BERD) Core of the UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science.