Intensive course on experimental design and biostatistics


Currently, the scientific literature is critical of the translatability of in vivo research results and of the reproducibility of research conducted with animals. There are certainly solutions on what should be done to improve the translatability and reproducibility of animal experiments.
Among the solutions, statistics and experimental design play a central role to reach better translatability and reproducibility, in addition to contribute to the Reduction arm of the ThreeRs. This course addresses the central question of how to design your experiments and which test to perform given your specific research questions.
This course offers lectures, exercises and discussions on these topics.






Online Course

Duration: 2 days: 1st day from 09.00 to 17.00 CEST time, 2nd day from 09.00 to 12.15 CEST time
Registration fee:

190 Euro + 22% VAT RATE when applicable

Early bird registration within July 20, 2022: 170 Euro + 22% VAT RATE when applicable

Registration includes:

Participation in the scientific program
- Training supplementary material


In the application form the CV is mandatory. 


The course confirmation will be accompanied by payment details.


The invoice will be issued within 10 days after the course confirmation and cannot be changed, so please make sure you have provided us with the correct information (to be checked on the Proforma Invoice). Only digital version of invoices will be sent to participants.

Payment of the fee is due before course commencement. Bank fee on your side

Cancellation policy: All cancellations must be made by writing (email or fax) to the secretary.

Payment of the balance of the course is due, in full, for cancellation received after invoice raising.

Registrants who fail to attend without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.


CPD Credits:

The course awarded 1.5 day/s of training / continuing education for Animal welfare officers, Study directors, Involved persons and Heads of Animal facility by Swiss Association of Cantonal Veterinarians (SACV)


20 CPD points by IAT


Approved by the Royal Society of Biology for purposes of CPD, this event may be counted as 21 CPD credits. 


The course is aimed at PhD students, postdocs, researchers, lab animal scientists and technicians, and members of Animal Welfare Bodies


The program includes

Statistics for animal experiments: Research Design, Hypothesis tests

The experimental design: how to generalize the results: How to calculate the «right» sample size, Experimental design illustrated by practical examples

Language: English
Materials: Here the flyer