This book highlights innovative practices of statistics in research. The book explores the various dimensions of uses of Statistics in area of research. This book contains seven sections, focusing on research methodology, probability, sampling theory, statistics in applied disciplines, Statistical analysis through softwares (MS-Excel, SPSS, Stata & R), research proposal and report writing divided into nineteen chapters. Special emphasis is given on the statistical tools and its applications in the field of research both scientific and social. The last section which is devoted to the developing research proposal and report writing will be highly useful to readers and researchers. The book is designed keeping the research and statistics in the nucleus and an attempt had been made to aware readers and researchers about the topic.
This book is the outcome of the contributions made by the lectures delivered by the resource persons and invited lectures related with the themes of the workshop held on 14-20 March, 2015 at School of Sciences, Uttar Pradesh Rajarshi Tandon Open University.