Advanced Course: Data Analysis using R


From July 22 to 26, the Advanced Course: Data Analysis using R will be held in room 12.2.12 at the Department of Political Sciences, University of Aveiro.

This course will consist of introductory lectures and practical exercises on command-line-based data analysis using R and RStudio. Participants will have the opportunity to learn the basics of R, data manipulation and visualization tools, and analysis of various data types using different libraries.

R is free, open-source software that runs on different operating systems, is used worldwide for data analysis, and has an extensive online help system. The thousands of available libraries allow users to perform a wide range of data analyses and cite the exact methodology used.

Candidates should have a background in Biology or related fields and be researchers or postgraduate students (Master’s or PhD). The course is 40 hours long and consists of 10 modules. Assessment will be based on attendance, general interest and participation, and a certificate will be awarded at the end of the course.

PhD students can participate for free and must submit a motivation letter.