Resources

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:38am -- jxu62

Useful links learning statistics

CAST (Computer Assisted Statistics Textbooks) is a freely available series of e-books for learning and teaching statistics developed by Dr Doug Stirling at Massey University, New Zealand.
http://cast.massey.ac.nz/collection_public.html

Quantitative Methods Initiative co-funded by the Economic Scientific Research Council (ESRC), HEFCE, the British Academy and the Nuffield Foundation. ESRC have been working in collaboration to develop a strategy to address the skills deficit in quantitative research methods across the social science research base.
http://cast.massey.ac.nz/collection_public.html

Maths Support is a joint project between Newcastle and Birmingham Universities. It contains a wide range of statistics resources.
https://mathsupport.mas.ncl.ac.uk/wiki/Main_Page

StatSoft electronic statistics textbook provides a good overview of a wide range of statistical topics and quite a comprehensive glossary of statistical terms.
http://www.statsoft.com/Textbook

Sports and Exercise Science This on-line text covers the essentials of statistics for students and researchers in the sports and exercise sciences. Whilst the examples are taken from exercise and sport the approaches can be applied to many fields in the sciences.
http://www.sportsci.org/resource/stats/index.html

Learn Higher - Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Offers support to students who are struggling with the mathematical and statistical components of their degree programme. It includes links to many other resources.
http://www.learnhigher.ac.uk/Students/Numeracy-maths-and-statistics/Top-...

IMT (Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching) is a series of e-books with chapters on many statistical topics.
http://www.cimt.plymouth.ac.uk/projects/mepres/alevel/alevel.htm

mathcentre our sister site with a range of mathematics support materials available free of charge, to students, lecturers and everyone looking for post-16 maths help.
http://www.mathcentre.ac.uk/

Statistics Careers Details from the Royal Statistical Society of careers in statistics in different areas.
http://www.rss.org.uk

Midwest Undergraduate Data Analytics Competition