Basics of R and RStudio (online)




Come join us for a hands-on workshop exploring the basics of R, one of the most popular programming languages for data analytics and data science in academia and beyond.

Please note that this is a workshop for beginners. If you already have a background in R, please consider other workshops where we will cover more advanced techniques and explore various R packages in more detail.


  • What is R and why should you use it?
  • Overview of RStudio
  • Using the console - calculator and basic functions
  • Scripting best practices
  • Getting help in R

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