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Training resources

The Statistics Clinic

Established in 2009, the Statistics Clinic aims to offer free statistical consulting services to all university members.  Once a fortnight during term, and monthly during vacations, statisticians are available to meet with researchers (graduate students and research staff), to provide advice on questions relating to uncertainty, hypothesis testing, data modelling and inference in a friendly environment.

See here for more details.


Social Science Research Methods Centre

The training programme offered by SSRMC is a shared platform for providing research students with a broad range of quantitative and qualitative research methods skills, at both basic and more advanced levels; skills that are relevant across the social sciences.

For more information, visit the website.


Training in bioinformatics and computational biology

The Bioinformatics Training Facility of the School of Biological Sciences offers a broad range of undergraduate and postgraduate hands-on training courses focused on bioinformatics and computational biology. These training activities aim at enabling life scientists to effectively handle and interpret biological data.

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About us

The Cambridge Big Data Strategic Research Initiative brings together researchers from across the University to address challenges presented by our access to unprecedented volumes of data. Our research spans all six Schools of the University, from the underlying fundamentals in mathematics and computer science, to applications ranging from astronomy and bioinformatics, to medicine, social science and the humanities

In parallel, our research addresses important issues around law, ethics and economics, in order to apply Big Data to solve challenging problems for society.

Cambridge Big Data supports collaboration and knowledge transfer in this growing field. 

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