All Qi-Hal McFie courses
On this page you can get information and book a place on courses written jointly by Qi Statistics and Hal MacFie. From 2019 these courses are hosted by Qi Statistics rather than Hal MacFie, but the great insight Hal has provided still remains, along with updates and enhancements to keep up with current sensory and consumer methodology and trends.
Rapid Descriptive Methods - with Sensory Dimensions
This one day event will introduce you to the theory and practice of the rapid descriptive methods NAPPING, FLASH and FREE CHOICE PROFILING, with an analysis masterclass.
Design of Experiments for Consumer Science
Covers the approaches to product optimisation which control the recipes/processing variables tested with the aim of giving clear guidance on the key drivers of sensory/consumer responses.
Panel Performance using EyeOpenR
Covers the approaches to panel performance in sensory studies, including practical experience collecting the data (with EyeQuestion) and analysing it (in EyeOpenR).
Discrimination Testing using EyeOpenR
Covers popular methods and analyses for discrimination testing in sensory/consumer studies, including practical experience collecting the data (with EyeQuestion) and analysing it (in EyeOpenR).
Hands on Sensory Statistics, Feb 2020, Singapore
This 3 day course forms a hands-on introduction to those statistical methods needed by a sensory scientist. Emphasis is given to the practical decision making based on the results of each analysis.
Hands on Consumer Driven Product Optimisation, May 2020, Chicago
This 3 day course is designed to take you through the key methods that are used in consumer science and explain both how they work and how they are applied to consumer data.