Introduction to R Graphics with ggplot2


Tuesday, January 13, 2015, 9:30am to 12:30pm


Northwest Building, 52 Oxford Street, B1 level

This introduction to the popular ggplot2 R graphics package will show you how to create a wide variety of graphical displays in R. Topics covered included aesthetic mapping and scales, faceting, and themes. This is an intermediate level workshop appropriate for those already familiar with R. Participants should be familiar with importing and saving data, data types (e.g., numeric, factor, character), and manipulating data.frames in R.

Participants should bring a laptop with a recent version of R ( and RStudio ( installed.

This workshop is open to the public. Register here

  • Instructor - Ista Zahn
  • Location - Northwest Building, 52 Oxford Street, B1 level

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