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  • R for Absolute BeginnersMay 16, 2018 - May 25, 20189:00 am - 3:00 pm


UM Bannatyne: Chown Building: Room 474, George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation

753 McDermot Ave., Chown Building, Room 474, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3E 0T6

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This workshop series will introduce participants to R and RStudio by providing instruction and hands on exercises. Participants will leave with an understanding of basic principals in the use of R for data analysis, including the basics of importing data, data manipulation, and simple graphics. No programming experience is required.


  • Introduce R and RStudio
  • Learn about the basic data structures in R
  • Practice basics of importing and exporting datasets
  • Introduce basic data management techniques
  • Learn elementary graphic functions for data visualization


R for Absolute Beginners Poster


$40.00 – Academic, Researchers and Students


We recognize that professional or educational commitments may make it difficult for you to attend a workshop during the business week (Monday through Friday, 8-5pm) and we are exploring some alternatives.  Please let us know if you would be interested if we were able offer this workshop (a) in the evening; or, (b) on the weekend (datascience@chimb.ca).

Contact Information:

For more information, please email DataScience@chimb.ca.

Registration Cancellation Policy:

A registration refund will be made upon written request on or before May 1, 2018. A $35 administrative fee will be retained. No refunds will be made for cancellations after this date.

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Program Coordinator

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    Amanda Osorio

    Training, Education and Event Coordinator
    George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation
    Tel: 204-594-5348
    Fax: 204-594-5394
    Email: aosorio@wrha.mb.ca