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External event: Introduction to R

  • 19 Aug 2020
  • 9:30 AM
  • 20 Aug 2020
  • 1:00 PM

Course Overview

R is widely used and extremely powerful statistical software. This course assumes that you have never used R before. You will learn how to obtain and install R, which is open-source software, and RStudio, which is a versatile, user-friendly interface for using R. It is very useful to do this course before our introductory statistics course, Introductory Statistics for Researchers.

This course will cover some basic features of R and lay the groundwork for you to improve your R skills independently. The course is self-paced and focused on developing practical skills.

Course Requirements

You will need a computer with course access (to install R before attending the course).

Course 1:          Tuesday 11 & Wednesday 12 August, 2020 (two half-day sessions)

Course 2:         Wednesday 19 & Thursday 20 August, 2020 (two half-day sessions)

Duration: 9.30 am to 1.00 pm – Each day

Location: Online

For further details and bookings:

Stats Central provides study design and analysis support to all UNSW researchers, in collaborative and consultative roles, and conducts short courses and monthly seminars on topical issues. Please see below for our upcoming seminar and short courses. Please feel free to circulate this email to your colleagues, staff, researchers and students, who may be interested. Should you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us or visit our website

**Due to the COVID-19 situation, we are offering online course with 20% discounted rates.**

Note: The courses will be delivered remotely using online collaborative teaching tools, with a mix of live video-assisted lectures and computer-based tutorials. A continuous chat session will be available and there will be extra staff to answer questions during the course.

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