Introduction to R - 2nd April 2018
University staff, public and charitable sector staff
Eleri Pound: email@example.com
-To familiarise attendees with R, including the RStudio integrated development environment.
1) To learn more about the broader R ecosystem – i.e. packages that extend the functionality of ‘base R’.
2) To introduce R’s syntax and a variety of primary functions.
3) To learn how to tidy and manipulate data using R.
4) To learn how to utilise data visualisations to communicate your results.
Is this course for me:
R is one of the most popular and fastest growing programming languages and is the most popular data mining tool in business and academia. One of the key strengths of R is its great versatility for data manipulation, exploration and testing, not to mention its ability to produce publication ready graphics. Despite this, R’s lack of “point and click” functionality can be intimating for first time users. In this course we aim to demystify R by providing you with practical hands-on experience of using R to explore and analyse your data. The three hour session assumes no prior experience of R, just a keen willingness to learn! We hope to see you there.