R - An Introduction

Target Group

Students who want to develop skills in managing scientific data using the statistical software R.



  • R basics (setting up and working with the statistical package R)
  • Data wrangling (importing, organizing, and modifying data sets)
  • Data visualization (plotting and visualizing data with different types of graphs)



This course will introduce students to tools and instruments necessary for managing scientific data. Thereby, the students develop and/or expand their analytical skill sets, among them the ability

  • to operate the statistical package “R”.
  • to import, organize, modify, and statistically analyze data.
  • to generate graphs that visualize data in meaningful ways.
Short Facts
  • Date: 06. – 18.02.2024 (self paced learning); 12.02.2024, 12.30 - 02.00 pm (MCI Webinar)
  • Format: Online - MCI Webinar & Online Course, 15 TU
  • Costs: EUR 30,-
  • Lecturer: Thomas Stöckl, Peter Schwazer
  • Group size: Max. 40 participants
  • Methodology: Self-paced and task-driven learning activities
  • Language: English
  • Badge: Data Science | Basics
  • Venue: Online Classroom

Registration for this career event starts on September 20, 2023!

Online Registration

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