The American Statistical Association Says No to p-values

This post is copied from my Blog for Students and is to some extent off-topic but relevant to anybody doing research. Norman Matloff (2016) writes in his post: Sadly, the concept of p-values and significance testing forms the very core of statistics. A number of us have been pointing out for decades that p-values are at best underinformative and often misleading… Source: After 150 Years, the ASA Says No to p-values | Mad (Data) Scientist Yesterday, the statement by the American Statistics Association was published on-line in the journal “The American Statistician”. Many statisticians have been aware of the problems of…

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4th ESP Photobiology School

We have received from ESP the following announcement of interest to UV4Plants members. Dear Colleague, Registration is open for the 4th ESP Photobiology School, taking place in the beautiful Brixen/Bressanone in South Tyrol, Italy, from 20 to 25 June 2016. The updated programme and registration and logistic information are available at the page www.photobiology.eu/photobiology_school. The purpose of the school is to provide an introductory overview of all main aspects of photobiology, presented by experts in each area. The course is designed for PhD and Master students, as well as for scientists interested in an overview of the photobiological sciences. The…

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Site transfer to new host completed!

Our mailing lists should be now working. If you have not received a welcome message please send a message to mailto:info@uv4plants.org. The whole site has been transferred to a different server. (A webhotel from a different provider called webbinen.net.) This has also decreased the page load delays that the site has had rather frequently. As the domain names have been transferred no visible signs of the change except for possible improvement in performance are expected. If you experience slower page loads or find broken links or other problems in the site please report them to mailto:info@uv4plants.org.

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