Research & Consulting

Mathematical statistics

What is mathematical statistics?

Statistics has a deep foundation in mathematics and probability theory. Learn more.

Biostatistics

What is biostatistics?

Among the important scientific developments of the 20th century is the explosive growth in statistical reasoning and methods for application to studies of human health. Learn more.

Statistics in agriculture

Why is statistics important in agriculture?

Statistics and the Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources have a strong bond at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Learn more.

Statistics in sports

What is sports statistics?

Sports statistics is an interdisciplinary science that merges social sciences and applied statistics with an emphasis on sports. Learn more.

Computational biology/bioinformatics

What is computational biology?

Modern life sciences produce way more data than biologists with no statistical and computational training can comprehend. Learn more.

Survey methodology

What is survey methodology?

Survey methodology is an interdisciplinary science that merges social sciences and applied statistics. Learn more.

Statistics in social sciences

How is statistics used in the social sciences?

Statistical methods can be applied to a variety of social situations. Learn more.

Department Consulting

Need statistical help?

The Statistics Help Desk is a free service available to UNL graduate students, faculty, and staff. Advanced statistics graduate students will work with you one-on-one to design experiments, summarize data, and conduct statistical analysis on existing data.

The Help Desk has two locations, one on each campus. Hours of operation vary from semester to semester. Walk-ins are welcome, but we encourage clients to make an appointment either by phone or email.

  • East Campus: Hardin Hall North 346A, (402) 472-5405
  • City Campus: Avery Hall 250, (402) 472-7254

See examples of previous Help Desk collaborations.