Workshop online

Statistics Workshop for Zoologists


11 et 12 décembre 2023
14:00 - 17:40

This workshop aims to provide an insight into common mistakes, get deeper into their explanation, propose solutions, and present specific data treatment and models often used in zoology.


December 11th, 2023

  • 14:00 – 14:10: Welcome and presentation of the Young Zoologists Group
  • 14:10 – 15:30: Prof. Laurent Loosveldt

Statistics from a probability perspective: tricks and traps

  • 15:30 – 15:40: Break
  • 15:40 – 17:30: Prof. Geert Verbeke

Issues related to the design of the study and the interpretation of statistical results

17:30 – 17:40: Mr. Xavier Raick

A quick introduction to GAMs for studying animal cycles

December 12th, 2023

14:00 – 14:10: Presentation of the Royal Belgian Zoological Society by the president, Prof. Frédéric Silvestre (UNamur)

14:10 – 15:30: Prof. Arnout Van Messem 

Statistical power and related biases

15:30 – 15:40: Break

 15:40 – 17:40: Prof. Damien Olivier

Useful for ecology : dissimilarity, clustering, and unconstrained ordination (NMDS, PCoA, PCA, and CA)


This workshop is free and will be held online

Please register on before December 8th

After the success of our previous workshop series, we’re back with more free online skill-building webinars for early-career researchers in the field of zoology. 


Maud Micha & Xavier Raick   
Young Zoologists Group
Royal Belgian Zoological Society

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