R Programming Language Seminar

Who is this course for?

This course is intended for all FNUSA/FNUSA-ICRC employees who are interested in basic work with the R programming language. No previous experience with this program is required for the course. However, you must bring your own laptop to the course.

What will you learn in the course

In the course, we will teach you how to work with the R programming language in its integrated RStudio development environment. The main goal will be to understand the functions and know where to find information about them, not to know them by heart. You will learn the basic principles of programming in the R language, how to create vectors, matrices and data tables. You will also learn how to work with logical expressions, set operators and conditional commands. The course will also include the creation and editing of graphs with a focus on the ggplot2 library. Last but not least, you will learn how cycles work and how to apply the apply function and its alternatives.

Who will guide you through the course

The course is provided by the FNUSA-ICRC Department of Biostatistics. Experienced statisticians of this department with several years of experience with the R programming language will guide you through the course.

Why apply and participate in this course

In the course, you will learn all the basics for working effectively with this program. In addition, you will get all clear materials with you and you can return to them at any time.

Course duration

This is 1 lesson of 7 hours (includes a one-hour snack break).

Language and venue

The course will be held in English at the FNUSA premises. Location and dates will be announced via website news and you can sign up by going to Registration form.

Course price for interested people outside FNUSA:

5,160 CZK (without VAT)

When does the course take place and how to register

The course is held repeatedly and it is possible to register for any free date in the registration form.