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Technical and Research Skills: Packages

R Package for Statistical Analysis: Advanced

1/2 day

This session will build upon the material and techniques from the introductory workshop and cover topics such as data formatting, writing your own functions, coping with missing values, layered and lattice graphics, accessing data from the WWW, etc.

We will also cover the use of higher order functions, such as apply(), and ways of writing R scripts more compactly and/or making them run faster. However, as we can access myriad packages through R, in order to best target the session to your needs, you will be invited to provide in advance a brief list of the sort of topics that that you would like to see covered in the workshop.

Entry Requirements
Places on this workshop are open to staff members on a Research only contract, other staff groups are welcome to apply for a place and will be entered onto a reserve list, in the event of a place becoming vacant a week prior to the session commencing staff members will be offered a place. For further guidance please email

Dates to be confirmed - To register yourself on the waiting list please submit your request via Core Portal*
*Please note you will need to inform your line manager/principal investigator of your training request so that they can authorise it in the Core Portal. No automated email will be sent notifying them of pending training requests.

Provider: UGC
Target Audience: RS & PGR