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Wednesday, October 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

R is an open source software that has gained a lot of popularity in the community due to its power and capability to make research more reproducible. Many disciplines are now switching to using R over other paid software; however, many might be intimidated by the programming skills required to use R. Well, fear no more! In this workshop, you will learn the basics of R and how to navigate the interface. You can expect to learn the following by the end of this workshop:

  • Getting comfortable with the R interface
  • Learning the basics of R programming
  • Working with packages
  • Importing data
  • Creating basic descriptive statistics and frequency tables

Note: Prior knowledge of R is not required to attend this workshop

Software / Account Requirements

Before starting the workshop, please complete the following:

Download and Install R

Windows User

Mac User

Install RStudio Desktop
What is R used for? Introduction to RStudio basics (5 min)

If you have any issues with your install, please contact the IT Help Desk.


Wednesday, October 13, 2021
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:


Ontario Canada

Additional Info

Event is open to
U of G students, U of G faculty and staff