Welcome to R for Data Analysis and Graphics
In these 1.5 hour sessions, interdisciplinary group members from different Schools in the University will show you:
How R can be used for data analysis and graphics
How to get started and move on with R
12th of June 2013, 1pm
Heath Park Campus
Cochrane Building Health Library IT room 1.06
Cardiff Business School room F44 at 4 p.m.
Feel free to bring your own data to see what R can do for you!
Cheese and wine will be available after 5.30 p.m. in room F46 Cardiff Business School for those who have attended the sessions ( booking required)
This session is available for postgraduates and staff.
To Book your Place:
Send an email To CardiffR@cardiff.ac.uk indicating which session you wish to attend and if you plan to join us for cheese and wine
For more information about the session please email: morganPH@cardiff.ac.uk or johnsoniG@cardiff.ac.uk
Short talks on what R can be used for, how to use R and how to move on with R by:
- Peter Morgan Cardiff Business School
- Daniel Farewell School of Medicine
- Andy Rogers Cardiff Business School
- Ilona Johnson School of Dentistry
Get started with R and solution finding computer practical session.
Start up and move on with packs will be given to all attendees.
Frequently asked questions about R:
What is R?
Is free software for data analysis and graphics that works with Windows, Mac OS X and Linux
Why bother to learn to use R?
Is highly flexible which means that you can use R a vast array of analyses and graphics
Has thousands of packages for data analysis and graphics for quantitative data and qualitative data
Can be used for online data collection and analysis (e.g. Twitter)
Can produce stunning, eye catching graphics
Is constantly evolving and improving which keeps it very up to date
Is highly addictive to use
Is it easy to learn to use?
R is a little bit different to some of the traditional packages for data analysis and graphics but it is fairly easy to get started.
For more information about R
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/CardiffR
Twitter: @CardiffR or https://twitter.com/#!/CardiffR