Introduction to R Part 1: Getting started with R and RStudio

February 16, 2023

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. ET

Sorrells Library Den, Wean Fourth Floor


This 2-part introductory workshop aims to teach basic concepts, skills, and tools for working with data in R so that you can get more done in less time, and apply concepts of reproducibility to your research. This is an introduction to R designed for participants with no programming experience. Part 1 of the workshop covers basic information about R syntax and the RStudio interface, including installing packages and working with vectors. Part 2 will cover importing CSV files, working with dataframes, how to deal with factors, how to add/remove rows and columns using the popular dplyr package, and how to calculate summary statistics from a data frame.

Learners should bring a laptop and should already have installed R and RStudio on their computer. Download installation and set-up instructions and detailed curriculum.