Workshop on First Steps into R Software in Public Health

The places for the pre-conference workshops is limited and is based on First-Come, First-Serve basis. Registered participant can book a place for the pre-conference workshops from the Participant’s Dashboard.


This is an applied workshop on data visualization and analysis using the R software for beginners. R (  ) is a language and environment for statistical computing and graphics. R is an integrated suite of software facilities for data manipulation, calculation and graphical display. RStudio ( ) is an integrated development environment (IDE) for R. It includes a console, syntax-highlighting editor that supports direct code execution, as well as tools for plotting, history, debugging and workspace management.


At the end of the workshop, the participants will:

  1. be familiar with the R and RStudio interface.
  2. understand the workflow for data analysis in R.
  3. be able to perform basic data visualization.
  4. be able to perform basic data analysis.
  5. be provided with links to useful resources.

Number of participants: 20


  1. Personal laptop (Win/Mac/Linux) with R and RStudio installed.
  2. An account with RStudio Cloud (free).


  1. Click for instructions to install R and RStudio on your machine and to download notes or scan this QR code:

2. Sign up and login to RStudio Cloud here