HDR Workshop: Introduction to Programming

Are you looking to improve your programming skills for data-driven research? Then this seminar is for you. In today's research landscape, programming skills are highly sought after, allowing researchers to increase efficiency and expand the possibilities of their research. By writing your own scripts, you can automate tasks and reduce time spent on editing spreadsheets. Moreover, proficiency in statistical programming opens up new opportunities in research and industry, as data analysis continues to be a high-value commodity.

In this seminar, we'll explore the benefits of using statistical programming for your analysis, and help you determine which programming language best suits your research needs. We'll also provide a brief introduction to R programming, one of the most popular and powerful languages used in research. With practical examples, you'll leave with a good understanding of how programming can enhance your research

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this seminar, you will better understand:

  • Understand the importance of programming in research and how it can help handle and analyse data more efficiently.
  • Identify which statistical analysis program is best for their research needs.
  • Learn the basics of R programming.
  • See how programming and statistical analysis programs are used in research through real-world examples.

Find out about resources to improve programming skills after the seminar.