Statistics at the University of Eastern Finland
Statistical methods are one of the main tools for researchers working with empirical data. Therefore, statistics is an appropriate minor subject to a university degree at almost any field. Studies in statistics provide skills both to critically evaluate empirical research results, and to do empirical research.
Some applied fields use a specific name for statistics of the field. For example, biometrics, econometrics, demometrics and psychometrics are names for statistics in biology and medicine, economy, demography, and psychology.
The studies are open to all students of the university. At the University of Eastern Finland, it is possible to study statistics from basic to advanced levels.
The statisticians at the UEF do international level research especially in forest biometrics.