Transferable Skills Course: Data Analysis with R

Statistics with R

  • Start: Mar 23, 2023 09:30 AM (Local Time Germany)
  • End: Apr 4, 2023 11:59 PM
  • Speaker: Rick Scavetta
  • Location: online
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Transferable Skills Course: Data Analysis with R
Enables Life Scientists to Effectively and Rapidly Analyze Their Data Using the R Software Package. This is the second workshop of a three-workshop-cycle on statistics (Statistical Literacy - Data Analysis with R - Data Visualization with R).

To register for this course, please email


This course will take place online. There are three group/study sessions and one 1:1 session with the trainer:

  • 23rd of March 2023, 9.30 - 11.30: group session
  • 29th of March 2023, 9.30 - 11.30: group session
  • 31st of March 2023, 9.30 - 11.30: study session
  • 4th of April 2023: 1:1 session (half-hour time slot)

Two weeks before the first group session you will receive access to the course material, which you will need to work through before the group sessions. This should take about 1-2 hours of your time per day.


Operate R using variables, functions, indexing and packages.
  • Import your own data regardless of size or format.
  • Perform standard statistical tests on large data-sets.
  • Produce plots and highlight specific data-points.
  • Begin programming in R using the apply functions.
  • Use split-combine-apply strategies for calculations and data manipulation.
  • Begin to adopt a bioinformatician’s perspective.

You can find an extensive description of the course and its prerequisites here.

Before signing up for this workshop, please make sure that you can attend all the dates and write them in your calendar. If you do not show up or cancel at very short notice, other interested students will not be able to participate.

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