Statkon provides a professional, goal-orientated statistical consultation service to postgraduate students and researchers at UJ in respect of research design and methodology, experimental and questionnaire design, and statistical analysis of data.
Brief history of Statkon
Statkon started in 1988 with Prof. AJB Widd as the head and Mrs. Martie Bester as Deputy Head. When Prof. Widd retired in 1994, lecturers at the department of Statistics conducted the consultations. Mrs. Martie Bester acted as administrative head during this time. From 1996-1997 Dr. Jaap van Wyk acted as HOD. Dr. Riëtte Eiselen joined the division as HOD in 1998 until 2007. Anneli Hardy was Acting Head during 2008. Richard Devey was appointed Head of Statkon in January 2009.