Introduction to R and RStudio Workshop

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  • UOW Wollongong - Building 39c.174 or Online (link will be sent out before workshop)

R is a widely used free statistical programming language used commonly in research and industry. The workshop covers data manipulation, visualisation and analysis. 

Target audience

Postgraduate students and staff who have previously completed an introductory statistics or data analysis subject and are planning to collect and manipulate, visualise and/or analyse data using R/RStudio.

Course outline

The course includes:

  • Data manipulation
  • Importing data
  • Defining variables
  • Computing new variables
  • Saving data and output
  • Visualisation
  • Inference/modelling
  • Proportions
  • Crosstabulations
  • T-tests
  • Correlation
  • Linear regression 

Please be aware that this workshop teaches the computing not statistics, it is assumed you have previous knowledge of basic statistics for the modelling session.


Dr Brad Wakefield and Professor Marijka Batterham, National Institute of Applied Statistics Research Australia.

For more information on the course please contact Brad Wakefield