Getting started with R

Details

Hey there!

its the beginning of a new year and we are having a session for beginners... This time will be all about learning R :)

*You are already familiar with R*
come by and support the others or come and take the time to learn something you have been meaning to get a handle on for a long time!

*You are new to R and the community*
feel free to join, this is the meet-up for you!

The wonderful Lisa Hehnke (twitter: @dataplanes) will give an "Intro to R" and in our hands-on session you get to try it out yourself. Either join for some exercises or work on your own projects/ideas.

Meet Lisa
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She is a researcher turned social data scientist who is working to address current societal challenges in order to make a difference and drive change. After obtaining her Master's degree in politics and public administration with specializations in management and quantitative research methods, Lisa worked as a researcher for computational social science and quantitative data analysis at the Universities of Konstanz, Hamburg, and Bielefeld. She currently develops a decentralized knowledge commons infrastructure with Liberate Science and serves as a steering committee member of the Open Science MOOC to make open the default setting for all global research.

Schedule:
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18.30 - Arrival and Welcome
19.00 - Intro to R with Lisa
20.00 - Hands-on session: You can do it
20.30 - Keep going or Mingle

preparation
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for the meet-up, try to have R and RStudio installed on your device, so that you are ready to go. If you run into problems, we can sort them out at the venue ;)

you already want to get started?
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here are some materials with wich you can start

install.packages("swirl")
library(swirl)

contact
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twitter: @RLadiesBerlin
please get in touch if you have any questions!

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stay tuned for more details and preparation instructions :)