Statistical consulting available for York community members

Graduate students
Graduate students

York University faculty, staff, students and postdocs are invited to book an appointment for online/remote statistical consulting with Statistical Consulting Services (SCS).

SCS is supported by the Office of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation, and the Faculty of Health and is comprised of students, faculty and statistical consultants from around York University (including the Department of Psychology, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and the Institute for Social Research). See the SCS website for information.

The services offered by SCS are provided free of charge to faculty, students, staff and postdocs.  Faculty members are encouraged to include consulting in their grant application budgets, and to use these funds to cover statistical consulting when they are available. Students seeking more help with their data analysis than standard consulting allows may request to hire one of the TAs, if available. SCS requests that all publications which have used its assistance acknowledge this contribution in the paper.

SCS offers statistical consulting on a variety of topics, including:

  • research and sample design
  • survey data and survey sampling
  • questionnaire design
  • data screening, statistical graphics
  • regression, ANOVA and other linear models
  • multivariate analysis (factor analysis, PCA, cluster analysis)
  • categorical data analysis
  • survival analysis
  • longitudinal analysis
  • multilevel/hierarchical analysis
  • structural equation models
  • statistical computing using SAS, SPSS, Stata, and R
  • bayesian statistics
  • meta-analysis

All SCS appointments are being held remotely/online until further notice. To book an appointment with a consultant, visit It is suggested those booking appointments offer a brief description of the consulting topic/issue in the online form. See for further information about consulting.