Professional Education and Development


NIASRA provides professional education, development and training in statistics from the basic to advanced levels. Our lecturers include some of the leading applied statisticians in Australia and international experts, all with experience in research organisations.

Meeting the needs of our clients

We will work with your organisation to tailor a program that fits your business and research needs. Our goal is to provide your staff with the knowledge they need to be successful. We focus on real-world analysis scenarios, drawing on our decades of data-driven research.

We provide training on a broad range of research and statistical topics including:

- Research Design
- Introductory statistics
- Survey design & analysis
- Linear regression
- Missing data & imputation
- Logistic regression
- Questionnaire design
- Multi-level & mixed models
- Spatial models
- Small-area estimation
- Microsimulation
- Structural equation modelling
- Environmental sampling
- Statistical remote sensing
- Biometry and Biometrics
- Spatio-Temporal Modelling

Our clients include the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the New Zealand Ministry of Health and the New South Wales Ministry of Health.

Meeting the needs of researchers

We also present workshops and short courses designed to meet the development needs of researchers. These generally range from a half-day to two days and are offered at various times throughout the year. Our current workshops and short courses are listed on the Bulletin Board to the rights.

Other Courses

Undergraduate courses are administered by the School of Mathematics and Applied Statistics (SMAS). Please refer to the SMAS webpage or to the 'Training and Learning in Statistics' webpage to explore further.

Last reviewed: 18 July, 2016