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R for Data Science
will help you to learn some of the most important tools in R that
will allow you to do data science.
This hands-on workshop will cover data visualization, transformation,
and exploratory data analysis.
Participants will be encouraged to help one another
and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.
The course is aimed at graduate students and other researchers.
You should have basic competence in R to participate.
Where: This training will take place online.
The instructors will provide you with the information you will need to connect to this meeting.
Requirements: Participants must bring a laptop with a
Mac, Linux, or Windows operating system (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.). They should have a few specific software packages installed (listed below).
We are dedicated to providing a positive and accessible learning environment for all. Please
notify the instructors in advance of the workshop if you require any accommodations or if there is
anything we can do to make this workshop more accessible to you.
Install R by downloading and running
this .exe file
Also, please install the
Note that if you have separate user and admin accounts, you should run the
installers as administrator (right-click on .exe file and select "Run as
administrator" instead of double-clicking). Otherwise problems may occur later,
for example when installing R packages.
You can download the binary files for your distribution
from CRAN. Or
you can use your package manager (e.g. for Debian/Ubuntu
run sudo apt-get install r-base and for Fedora run
sudo dnf install R). Also, please install the