Facilitator: Dr Victoria Goodall completed her BSc (Mathematical Statistics and Mathematics), BSc Hons and MSc (Mathematical Statistics) at Rhodes University in Grahamstown. Her PhD was completed at the Department of Statistics, University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and investigated the application of various statistical methods to the GPS locations obtained for sable antelope, buffalo and zebra in the Kruger National Park. She is currently a Research Associate affiliated with the Nelson Mandela University Department of Statistics and she is a member of the Centre for African Conservation Ecology and Institute for Coastal and Marine Research Centre at Nelson Mandela University.


Target Group: Postgraduate students and Academic staff needing to refresh their data skills.


The following topics will be covered:

  • Generalized Linear Models
  • Analyzing frequencies
  • Data collection and management
  • Metadata
  • Data portals and archiving

Requirements: Details on installing the necessary software before the course will be emailed to all participants. A background knowledge of statistics and R software is recommended for Day 1.


This workshop is funded by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) through the University Capacity Development Grant (UCDG)


Workshop Information

22-23 June 2023


To be confirmed

Registration for this workshop has closed.

Kindly note: The maximum capacity of this workshop is 30 participants.


Enquiries: Jadine Januarie