Introduction to R


Friday, February 13, 2015, 9:00am to 12:00pm


Rm K018, 1737 Cambridge St (CGIS Knafel Building)

Get an introduction to R, the open-source system for statistical computation and graphics. With hands-on exercises, learn how to import and manage datasets, create R objects, install and load R packages, conduct basic statistical analyses, and create common graphical displays. This workshop is appropriate for those with little or no prior experience with R.

A limited number of lab computers will be available. If you bring your laptop please install R ( and RStudio ( prior to the workshop.

This workshop is free for Harvard and MIT affiliates. Click here to sign up!

  • Instructor - Ista Zahn
  • Rm K018, 1737 Cambridge St (CGIS Knafel Building)

The workshop slides can be viewed in your web browser below or you can download the slides along with example code, data sets, and other workshop materials.