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Patterns of life
Each mp3 voice recording accompanies a PowerPoint slide or set of slides. These two files were bundled together with a transcript of the mp3s (mainly for people with hearing disabilities) and a printer-friendly pdf of the ...
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : graphical display
Different ways of displaying data: boxplots, histograms and distributions.
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : introduction
Things you need to know before looking at the statistics courses here.
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : summation sign
Understanding the summation sign: what does it do … why does it exist?
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : variability
Statistical data vary: range and inter-quartile range measure this. Are they good measures?
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : central tendency
Statistical data have a tendency to cluster around some central point. How do we determine this point? Is there just one way of doing it or more than one?
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : standard deviation
A standard way of measuring statistical variability: standard deviation and the associated concepts of variance and degrees of freedom.
Statistics - an intuitive introduction : normal distribution
One of the most common statistical distributions is the normal distribution. What does it tell us and how do we use it?
Conservation and biodiversity
Dr. Richard Field research interests lie in conservation, biodiversity and the forces that structure ecological communities. In this podcast, Dr Field from the School of Geography compares and contrasts his experiences ...