Presented by: 
Dr. Bill Venables, CSIRO
Mon 24 Nov, 9:00 am - Wed 26 Nov, 4:00 pm
University of Qld, Room 14-219, Sir Llew Edwards Building


This three-day workshop requires some experience with using R in practice and reasonable statistical expertise.

Monday & Tuesday - using R effectively

  1. A survey of statistical modelling, data analysis and graphics in R
  2. Reproducible research with R Markdown

Wednesday - R programming and programming techniques

  1. More advanced concepts: classes, methods, environments and scoping rules
  2. Extending R with compiled code: Rcpp
  3. Package construction


  • Monday 24 - Wednesday 26 November, 2014
  • 9:00am - 4:00pm
  • Best if participants bring their own laptop, but not a requirement.


There is a separate three-day Introduction to R workshop for beginners on the previous week 17-19 November which may serve as an adequate preparation for this more advanced course.

Please note that payments being made via UQ credit card need to be made through ISC - please contact Fiona Caine direct to register and pay.

Fees: $600 / $450 for students (incl. GST)

Registrations close Monday 10 November

Contact: Fiona Caine, Centre for Applications in Natural Resource Mathematics (CARM),