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Statistical Software Support and Consulting Services

Statistical Software Support and Consulting Services provides consulting services to graduate and undergraduate students and postdocs at UVM on statistical methodologies, data interpretation and analysis, experimental design, data management, and the use of software supporting such work.

For help with your statistical concepts and ideas, please get in touch with Maria Sckolnick, Statistical Design and Data Specialist or complete a request for assistance form.

Contact Information

Location: Howe Library, Room 115
Hours: July 2021, remote; available through Microsoft Teams
Phone: Call Maria at 802-656-2009
Email: maria.sckolnick@uvm.edu

 

Assistance is provided in these areas (among others):

  • data management (formatting, coding, screening)
  • experimental design
  • survey design
  • selection of appropriate statistical methodology
  • help with power and sample size calculations
  • interpretation of results of analyses
  • assistance in responding to reviewers' comments
  • installation/licensing of statistical software packages
  • programming assistance in these packages
  • instruction in the use of these packages
  • troubleshooting programming errors

Currently Supported Statistical Software

Support is provided for the following programs/packages (in order of decreasing expertise):

  • SAS
  • R
  • GraphPad Prism
  • IBM SPSS Statistics
  • JMP
  • Stata

Licensing Information

Site Licensed Statistical Software

The above document gives information on the statistical software that is site-licensed by UVM, including system requirements and recommendations, and how to obtain this software for your system.

For SAS licensing and installation info: contact Maria Sckolnick. There is no charge for a SAS license.

Licensing info for other statistical packages:

For UVM affiliates, the latest versions of IBM SPSS Statistics, JMP, GraphPad Prism, and Stata can be downloaded from UVM's software download site. Licensing information is also found there. Please see the document Site Licensed Statistical Software for more details on each of these products.

Guidelines and Policies

Assistance is available at all stages of your research. However, you are encouraged to contact a consultant at the beginning of your study for help with data collection, experimental design, and sample size calculations. First consultations typically last from 30 minutes to one hour. Follow-up consultations are usually necessary.

These services are provided free of charge to UVM students, faculty, and staff who are not otherwise covered by grant funding for statistical support.

Additional Resources

UVM Department of Mathematics & Statistics

SAS Institute, Inc.

IBM SPSS

R Project

Stata Corp.

GraphPad Software

JMP Software

American Statistical Association

Raynald's SPSS Tools

SAS Version 9 Documentation Outline

The Dartmouth Institute Area SAS Users Group


Last modified July 9, 2021.