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Introduction to R

10th September 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Organised by Jumping Rivers
Presenter Dr Colin Gillespie
Date 10/09/2018
Venue Newcastle University, Herschel building, Newcastle upon Tyne
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Contact Esther Gillespie 07740285328
Description This is a one day intensive course on R. The course is a mixture of lectures and computer practicals. The main focus will be to introduce fundamental R concepts.


  • Introduction to R: A brief overview of the background and features of the R statistical programming system.
  • Data entry: A description of how to import and export data from R.
  • Data types: A summary of R’s data types.
  • R environment: A description of the R environment including the R working directory, creating/using scripts, saving data and results.
  • R graphics: Creating, editing and storing graphics in R.
  • Summary statistics: Measures of location and spread.
  • Manipulating data in R: Describing how data can be manipulated in R using logical operators.
  • Vector operations: details of R’s vectors operations.

If you are interested in this course you can also contact us directly for information about how you can study at our offices for a lower price.

For more information please go to our website at Jumpingrivers.com

Level Entry (no or almost no prior knowledge)
Cost £150pp
Website and registration
Region North East
Keywords Data Quality and Data Management , Mixed Methods Data Handling and Data Analysis
Related publications and presentations Data Quality and Data Management
Mixed Methods Data Handling and Data Analysis


10th September 2018
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
NINE DTP - a collaborative partnership funded by the ESRC