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The Lancaster Postgraduate Statistics Centre CETL: building trust and statistical skills across disciplines

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The Lancaster Postgraduate Statistics Centre CETL : building trust and statistical skills across disciplines. / Francis, Brian; Abram, Bev; Peelo, Moira.

CETL-MSOR Conference 2006 Loughborough University 11th – 12th September Conference Proceedings. ed. / David Green. Birmingham, UK : The Maths, Stats & OR Network, 2007.

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Francis, B, Abram, B & Peelo, M 2007, The Lancaster Postgraduate Statistics Centre CETL: building trust and statistical skills across disciplines. in D Green (ed.), CETL-MSOR Conference 2006 Loughborough University 11th – 12th September Conference Proceedings. The Maths, Stats & OR Network, Birmingham, UK. <http://www.mathstore.ac.uk/conference2006/Final%20Proceedings%202006/Conference%20Proceedings_WEB.pdf>

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Francis B, Abram B, Peelo M. The Lancaster Postgraduate Statistics Centre CETL: building trust and statistical skills across disciplines. In Green D, editor, CETL-MSOR Conference 2006 Loughborough University 11th – 12th September Conference Proceedings. Birmingham, UK: The Maths, Stats & OR Network. 2007

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Francis, Brian ; Abram, Bev ; Peelo, Moira. / The Lancaster Postgraduate Statistics Centre CETL : building trust and statistical skills across disciplines. CETL-MSOR Conference 2006 Loughborough University 11th – 12th September Conference Proceedings. editor / David Green. Birmingham, UK : The Maths, Stats & OR Network, 2007.

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