StatLab

The UVA Library StatLab provides free statistics consulting and training to students, faculty and staff of the University of Virginia. We can help with the following:

  • Statistical planning and sample size estimates
  • Cleaning and wrangling data
  • Selecting an appropriate statistical method
  • Implementing and interpreting a statistical analysis
  • Data visualization (ie, plotting or graphing)
  • One-on-one training on statistical software
  • Debugging or resolving issues with statistical software

To set up an appointment, email us: statlab@virginia.edu.

To help us help you, please describe your research goals and/or any specific questions you have. Keep in mind that it may take a few meetings to completely address certain questions.

Fall 2021 Walk-in Consulting Hours
Drop by for free help with study design, statistics, data wrangling, or visualization.

Mondays, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Tuesdays, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Fridays, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The StatLab office is in the Brown Science and Engineering Library in Clark Hall. Go into Clark, though the Mural Room, into the library, and take a right at the circulation desk. The office can be found in the west wing reading room, second door on the right, room 153.

We are most comfortable working in R, Stata, SPSS, and to a lesser extent, SAS and Python. Some of our Research Data Service colleagues have expertise in Tableau, Qualtrics, and Dedoose.

We also teach free workshops and write articles and tutorials on various statistical topics.

If you need tutoring for a statistics class, the UVA Statistics department maintains a list of tutors.


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