The Department of Statistics offers a free online consulting service to members of the broader research community during each Stanford academic quarter.
Under the supervision of a senior faculty member, Statistics graduate students arrange Zoom meetings with clients to help with statistical research questions in areas such as:
Students taking statistics courses should understand that this is not a tutoring service.
Consulting requests for Autumn Quarter are accepted from September 14th to November 13th for appointments between September 21st and November 18th. Researchers who wish to schedule an appointment should complete this request form providing contact information, a problem description, and available meeting times. Assigned student consultants will reply to client requests by email to obtain further information and to schedule a mutually agreeable Zoom meeting time.
Please note that consultants from the Statistics Department do not assist with programming, coding, or running statistical software. Other resources are available at Stanford that may align more closely with these types of requests, such as: