Free online courses on using data in R!

17 Sep 2014

Ever wanted to learn how to use and manipulate data in 'R' (the 'open source programming language and software environment for statistical computing and graphics', that can be found here: Here's your chance!


Coursera ( are hosting a series of free online courses from Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health (a fee is required to obtain a completion certificate and marking resources). The courses contain videos and quizzes to help you learn how to manage and use data, with a special focus on R programming. 


The full "Data Science" specialisation can be found here:


The individual course components are as follows:
1. The Data Scientist’s Toolbox -
2. R Programming -
3. Getting and Cleaning Data -
4. Exploratory Data Analysis -
5. Reproducible Research -
6. Statistical Inference -
7. Regression Models -
8. Practical Machine Learning -
9. Developing Data Products -

10. Data Science Capstone

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I'm a Lecturer and Research Fellow at Griffith University, Queensland, Australia. I have a background in ecology, epidemiology & veterinary science. I'm passionate about wildlife conservation, quantitative modelling, and population & disease ecology. 

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