Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Online venue
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242

When: Wednesdays, June 9 and 16, 2021, noon to 1:30 pm (CDT)

Where: Zoom

What: In this two-part workshop, participants will learn to clean, analyze, and visualize data using R, a popular programming language for statistical computing and graphics.

Key concepts include:

  • Data manipulation using the “tidyverse,” a collection of R packages that provide a framework for data analysis
  • Working with panel data, handling date variables, and computing rates in order to compare groups in panel data
  • Building data visualizations, including bar plots, simple moving averages, and side-by-side plots
  • And more!

Workshop prerequisites include familiarity with:

  • Layout of RStudio, including the Console, Script Editor, Environment, and Help panes
  • Writing and running R code using the Script Editor in RStudio
  • Fundamentals of R syntax: loading installed packages, creating objects, and calling built-in functions

Please register here by noon on Monday, June 7 (when registration closes). Once registered, you will receive Zoom coordinates. This workshop is presented over two days; participants should plan to attend both sessions. For more information, please read these FAQs.

This workshop will not be recorded. Future training programs will be announced on our website.

Please contact research-computing@uiowa.edu with questions.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Giang Rudderham in advance at 319-353-5982 or giang-rudderham@uiowa.edu.