Training on “Multivariate data analysis in social sciences”

Training on “Multivariate data analysis in social sciences”

Dates: 18/06/2013 / 12:00 AM
Location: Abovyan 52, YSU VI building, room 305
Training on “Multivariate data analysis in social sciences”

Training on “Multivariate data analysis in social sciences”

to be delivered by Arusyak Sevoyan (PhD, University of Adelaide, Australia)



Date: June 18, 2013
Time: 14:00 – 17:00
Location: CRRC-Armenia, 52 Abovyan St., 3rd Floor, Room 305




General overview of the course: The course introduces
various types and stages of statistical data analysis often used in social
sciences. The training will provide the participants step-by-step guide on
preparing the data for analysis, choosing the appropriate method of analysis,
conducting the analysis on
SPSS, and how to interpret and effectively present the results to various
audiences. The training will help understand the differences between various
types of variables and how to recode them as dependent and independent
variables; understand regression
analyses and how to use them in social research using SPSS; understand the
differences between associations and causal relationships in regression
analysis and how to interpret them; as well as how to tailor the main message
of your research findings for
different audiences.

The training will not discuss the
basics of Statistics and SPSS, therefore some knowledge of statistics and
experience working with SPSS are required.

About the trainer:

Dr. Arusyak Sevoyan is a research associate
at the Australian Population and Migration Research Centre at the University of
Adelaide, South Australia. Dr Sevoyan has a PhD in Sociology from Arizona State
University, and MA and BA in Sociology from Yerevan State University. Her research focus is on
Demography and Health, including but not limited to international migration,
fertility and reproductive health among women. Dr Sevoyan is a recent recipient
of the Australian Research Council’s Discovery Early Career Researcher Award. Her work has been published in
leading academic journals and presented at various international conferences in
the USA, Europe and Australia.


Language: The training will be conducted in Armenian, while the presentation files will be in English.
Questions from the audience will be expected in both Armenian and English.


Registration CLOSED.