Statistical consulting is a service provided by the Seminar for Statistics (SfS) at the ETH Zurich. We offer:
Many scientific studies are based on the interpretation of
measurements or observations, thereby including statistical
The Seminar for Statistics offers help in the design of a study,
the choice of appropriate statistical methods and a suitable
software bundle for your problem as well as the interpretation
Usually, this will take place in a single meeting with one or a
few follow-ups if needed. Ideally, you would contact us already when designing your experiments or
This service is free of charge for students and members of ETH,
and for federal research stations. Links to other statistical consulting groups can be found here.
Appointments for statistical consulting can be arranged with the consulting team, preferably by email with an attached short description of the study (see here for an example).
Phone: 044 632 2223
Analysis of data (for ETH-institutes and external companies) can be carried out in terms of a project. After a cost estimate the collaboration will be contractually regulated. In most of the cases the minimum effort for processing a project equals a working week. A detailed report can be provided, if requested.
Examples of topics of concluded studies:
Phone: 044 632 2223
Do you have data which should have been analysed long ago, but haven't had the spare time to do so? Do you need more assistance for the analysis of your
data than what a single hour of consulting can offer?
If you wish your data to be analysed, you may submit your data and questions to our "Statistics Lab" seminar that takes place every spring semester. If your problem is suitable and is selected by a team of master-level students in statistics, this team will run the analysis tailored to your questions of interest and will provide a final report, all under the supervision of a regular member of the Seminar for Statistics.
In return, we ask for willingness to exchange information/data with the students, and 2-3 hours of time for meetings and answering students' questions. It is important that you are not under time pressure for the results of the analysis.
If this sounds interesting to you, please contact the consulting team at firstname.lastname@example.org
We also offer support for several statistical software. To arrange a personal appointment or ask questions directly, write an email to email@example.com. An Overview of the statistical software used at the ETH Zurich can be found here.
We offer courses for:
On request we also offer introductory courses for companies.
We manage the mailing list ETH-Statuser. As a subscriber you will be regularly informed about innovations regarding statistical software used at the ETH Zurich and also about upcoming courses dealing with statistical software.
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