Introduction to 'R'


This course will introduce PhD Researchers to fundamental concepts in programming in the R language and R Studio. R allows for basic and advanced statistical analysis, which is why it is essential for the researcher. The course will involve an overview of programming structures and the R language nuances and syntax, including vectors, matrices, lists, data frames, functions, factors, and sub-setting. The course will also cover data importing and analysis using these concepts, and provide a tutorial of basic descriptive statistics in R.

The Vitae Researcher Development Framework

This session maps on to Domain A of the Vitae Framework: Knowledge and intellectual abilities which includes the sub-domain areas of:

  • A1: Knowledge base
  • A2: Cognitive abilities
  • A3: Creativity
The Vitae Researcher Development Framework