MBSU

We will be providing the McGill Biology Student Association (MBSU) with an iteration of the Zero to Hero series. Before coming to day 1, please have a look at the getting started with R document.

Outline

Day 1

Section 1: Intro to R

  •     RStudio basics
  •     Using R as a calculator
  •     Objects
  •     Functions
  •     Seeking help
  •     Loops and Conditionals

Section 2: Data in R

  •     Creating a project in R-Studio
  •     Creating data that is appropriate for use with R
  •     Data formats
  •     Common mistakes
  •     Looking at your data

Day 2

Section 3: More Data in R

  •     Data structure and summaries
  •     Dealing with broken data files
  •     Reshape from wide to long
  •     Save and export data

Section 4: Publication Quality Plotting in R

  •     Your first (great) R plot
  •     Grammar of graphics
  •     More advanced plots
  •     Available plot elements and when to use them
  •     Saving a plot
  •     Fine tuning your plot
  •     Themes

Section 5: Let us help you work with your data !

Check back here for slides and accompanying material for this workshop.

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About lowdecarie

I am a Lecturer at the University of Essex. I strive to combine fundamental questions in ecology and evolution with pragmatic questions and applications.
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