Introduction to Programming with R - Expression of Interest - LTU Bundoora - Fri Mar 06 2020

R is quickly gaining popularity as a programming language of choice for statisticians, data scientists and researchers. It has an excellent ecosystem, including the powerful RStudio development environment and the Shiny web application framework. Getting started with R can be challenging, particularly if you've never programmed before. That's where this introductory course comes in.

Join us for a live coding workshop where we write programs that produce results, using the researcher-focused training modules from the highly regarded Software Carpentry Foundation (

Please note that places are limited.

EoI applications close on Fri Feb 28 2020 and applicants will be notified by Fri Feb 28 2020 whether their application has been successful.


- Programming concepts and techniques.
- Basic syntax, control structures and data types in R.
- How to load external data into R.
- Ways to visualise data.
- How to use factors for category data.
- Best practices for writing code in R.

The detailed course outline can be fount at


All researchers and research students.

This is one of the workshops offered through the Digital Research training program which aims to develop researchers’ digital literacy skills. Further support and resources can be found on the Digital Research website (
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