Welcome to UCD CSTAR

UCD CSTAR is the Centre for Support and Training in Analysis and Research. It specialises in the biostatistical and methodological areas of health research, both quantitative and qualitative.

UCD CSTAR, which was supported for its first 3 years by the Health Research Board, is now operating as an independent not for-profit centre based in University College Dublin. UCD CSTAR offers a consultancy and training service to individuals, institutions and companies carrying out health research in Ireland. 

For further information on what we offer, please click here. If you have a specific query and would like to find out how we can help, contact us.

"The statistician who supposes that his main contribution to the planning of an experiment will involve statistical theory, finds repeatedly that he makes his most valuable contribution simply by persuading the investigator to explain why he wishes to carry out the experiment" 
Gertrude Cox (1900 – 1978)

 **Statistics with SPSS ONLINE course dates 16-17 & 18-19 May. IN-PERSON course dates for Statistics with SPSS on 16-17 June and Statistics with R from 22-24 June at UCD, Belfield. More info HERE**

“A great asset to the health research community in Ireland.”

Prof Ian Graham

Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, TCD and Consultant Cardiologist, Adelaide and Meath Hospital, Dublin, incorporating the National Children’s Hospital (AMNCH)

“What a great idea and much needed.”

Prof Fionnuala McAuliffe MD, FRCPI, MRCOG, DCH

Professor of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UCD School of Medicine