Introduction to R (20 July 2018)

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 09:00 to 17:00

Recommended Participants

Researchers looking for analysis capabilities beyond those provided by Excel. No prior knowledge of R is required, but a familiarity with the command-line will be useful. The workshop is relevant for all disciplines, although examples and exercises will focus on biological datasets. Register before 6th July 2018 and get 50% discount with the code MemberEarlyBird (QFAB members only).


  • The Rstudio integrated development environment
  • The format of the R language - variables, data structures and functions
  • R language and how to read and understand their documentation
  • The import and processing of data within R
  • The knitR package for writing reports

Learning Objectives: 

  • Upload and process data in R to generate plots, figures and tables
  • Install and use packages from the Bioconductor R repository
  • Create and run functions in R
  • Create reports interactively in R
  • Write your own R script for data processing

Early bird tickets are available, see the registration page for details.

Room 3.146 Queensland Bioscience Precinct The University of Queensland St Lucia Qld 4072
Cost (QFAB members):
Cost (non-QFAB members):