Biostatistics at CRF began from 2016 to help faculty and students for their statistical calculation related to the research purpose. On an average monthly basis 55-60 individuals of our institution including UG, PG ,PhD, DM students and faculties from various departments like general medicine, pediatrics, neonatology, ortho, radiology, pathology, urology, nephrology, dermatology, transfusion, ophthal, psychology, anatomy, physiology, microbiology, forensic medicine, Bio technology, Bio medical sciences, clinical nutrition, physiotherapy, optometry, sports medicine, Speech, Dental etc., comes to take consultation. Over the last two years around 960 individuals approached for the statistical help. Post graduates approached very frequently when compared to UG’s and faculties. They approached mainly for sample size calculation and statistical analysis of raw data, sampling techniques , use of appropriate statistical tool and few concepts like ROC curve, Box plot and in particular questions regarding randomization procedure. Few PG’s also seeked assistance for journal club discussion of research articles, elaborate discussion about their project details, refine their methodology, study design, objectives.
T Gayatri, M.Sc Mphil
Central Research facility
Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research
Sri Ramachandra University,
Porur, Chennai – 600116, Tamil Nadu, India