Introduction to R

R is an open source statistical programming language, created specifically for data analysis. R is extremely versatile and this makes it a popular choice for health researchers. Many of the researchers working in the Bristol Medical School use R to implement their analyses.

Dates Due to demand this course runs twice:

20 - 21 November 2023
29 - 30 January 2024
Fee £330
Format Online
Audience Open to all applicants (prerequisites apply)

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This course aims to introduce the statistical software package R, focusing on providing the starting point needed to exploit R’s huge potential for statistical analysis.

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By lunchtime on day one, I was so excited by what I could now do in R, that I couldn’t wait to dash off and start doing things (best of all, the things I was doing WORKED). The fear had been removed.

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Find out about the self-paced Materials & Recordings version of this course [UoB only].

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