R for beginners – An introduction course

Date: 21st to 23rd November 2018
Venue: Foresight Centre, 1 Brownlow street, University of Liverpool, L69 3GL
Application deadline: 26th October 2018 – complete this form.

Open to all academics (students & staff) from all universities and all commercial/industrial scientists from all companies

This 3-day R course is presented by the Centre for Genomic Research and the Computational Biology Facility, and funded by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). It primarily focuses on the basis of R language and introduction to visualisation and statistics analyses. the three days are schedule such as:

  • 21st November 2018: R basics: structures, functions and data manipulation
  • 22nd November 2018: Visualisation: beautiful plots ready for publication
  • 23rd November 2018: Introduction to Statistical analyses in R

The course is designed to introduce R from the very basics. Therefore applicants do not need any prior experience to attend the workshop, just the desire and need to learn R.

For more information on the workshop and required prerequisites please contact Matthew Gemmell (matthew.gemmell@liverpool.ac.uk) or Eva Caamano-Gutierrez (caamano@liverpool.ac.uk). Registration can be requested by completing this form. Applicants will be chosen based on the answers to the below questions.
Successful applicant’s place on the workshop will be confirmed by Friday, 2nd November 2018 and be asked to pay the registration fee as applicable based on their role:

– £150 NERC funded academics & University of Liverpool Staff & Students
– £200 academic members within institutions with a formal agreement with the Technology Directorate
– £500 Industry & External institution

Three nights’ accommodation, meals throughout the workshop, the workshop dinner and standard travel will be covered by sponsorship from NERC for academic members. Further details of accommodation will be advised upon acceptance to the workshop. Registration will be formalised once payment is received. Note that places are very limited thus we encourage early registration.