Workshop on Statistical Significance

Workshop on Statistical Significance


On Friday, November 22, 2019, the Department of Statistics at Texas A&M University is hosting a workshop on Statistical Significance. The workshop will be held in the Blocker Building, Room 457.

The purpose of this workshop is to help people become more aware of the correct interpretation of p-values, danger of using p-values, and alternatives to p-values to identify significant results. The audience and invited speakers will be a mix of statisticians and other scientists who use statistics in their work (biologists, epidemiologists, veterinary scientists, psychologists).

*Snacks will be provided throughout the day. Lunch will be provided to faculty members and invited speakers in the Fisher Bowl, Room 453.

Keynote Speakers:

Valen E. Johnson, Dean of College of Science, TAMU

Stephen Walker, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas

Invited Speakers:

Heath Blackmon, Department of Biology, TAMU

Sanjukta Chakraborty, Department of Medical Physiology, TAMU Health Science Center

Dennis Gorman, Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, TAMU Health Science Center 

Ivan Ivanov, Department of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Studies, TAMU

Jonathan Meer, Department of Economics, TAMU

Rajesh Miranda + Nihal Salem, Department of Neuroscience & Experimental Therapeutics, TAMU Health Science Center



Jeff Hart, Department of Statistics, TAMU

Darren Homrighausen, Department of Statistics, TAMU

Stephen Walker, Department of Mathematics, University of Texas



Alan Dabney, Associate Department Head for Teaching Excellence & Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, TAMU

Tanya Garcia, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, TAMU

Samiran Sinha, Associate Department Head for Operations & Professor, TAMU 


If you would like to attend please register here. Registration closes on Wednesday, November 20th at 11:59PM