[Limerick] Introduction to the Tidyverse Toolkit for R

C2062, Main Building , University of Limerick, Castletroy, Limerick
Sat, 13th May 2017 10:30 till 16:30

Workshop details Beginners


We are delighted to be back with another "Data Analysis with R : the tidyverse toolkit" workshop with Kevin O'Brien. Venue will be in UL.

As this is a free event, lunch will not be included.


We will be use Azure notebooks for this workshop. No other installation is required. Just create an account at notebooks.azure.com.

The class will officially start at 10:30. For the first half hour, we will be preparing everyone. Please try to get set up as soon as possible.

The workshop will be broken down into four segments.

  • Fundamentals of R : using the R environment, CRAN, working with R packages
  • Data Manipulation with dplyr
  • Data Visualization with ggplot2
  • A crash course on R for Statistics: We might not get to spend too much time on this, but here we will look at running some straightforward statistical procedures with R: t-tests, variance tests, cluster analysis, testing normality etc

Questions, email limerick@codinggrace.com.

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Contact Kevin O'Brien at kobriendublin@gmail.com


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Q. A lot of our events are female-friendly events, we have enquiries asking if other genders are welcome as well?

YES. You are welcome. Events we run or partner in are diversity friendly.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at contact@codinggrace.com.

The Venue

Enter the main building by the main entrance (see below). Take the lift up to " Floor 2 ". We will leave signs to follow, so you can find the room.

(The room is located at the top right of this picture, with the window obscured by the top of that tree)


Parking should be no problem at the weekend. As a suggestion, park near the UL Pavllion, so you know where we are getting our lunch.

Getting there by Bus

The campus is served by Bus Eireann and Dublin Coach. The local routes are the 304 and 304A (BE) and 307 and 308 (DC).


There is littler or no catering on the South campus at the weekend. On the North Campus, The Pavilion should be open from 10am. You should be able to get coffee and buns there.

There is a Spar and a Delish Cafe outside the main entrance.

Refunds (Only applicable if this is a PAID event)

Full refunds until 24 hours before the event.

If there are not enough people signed up to the event, I will be in touch to refund you.

If you have any other questions

You can contact Kevin O'Brien by emailing kobriendublin@gmail.com.


Kevin O'Brien https://twitter.com/dragonflystats

PhD Candidate in Statistics, who has been teaching R in the university of Limerick for 4 years. Also an organizer of the Dublin R user group ,with specific responsibility for workshops.


Kevin O'Brien || kobriendublin@gmail.com

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Coding Grace are a group of developers based in Ireland who love to code and do other geeky and not necessarily crafty activities. Some of us code full-time, or just for fun (or both). We have people who are part of other technical user groups such as Dublin ALT.NET, GameCraft, Python Ireland, Ruby Ireland and more…
We provide female-friendly workshops and events in an environment for developers and aspiring developers mentored by majority female instructors.
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