Getting Started With R

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Workshop Description

This is a one-day hands-on workshop to introduce the R environment and programming language to new users. In this  workshop, you will learn the fundamental R commands necessary for data storage, manipulation and summarization. We will give you a quickstart in R programming and develop a solid foundation for using R to manage your data and produce simple descriptive statistics. We will show you how to use R to visualize and analyze data. You will build a strong foundation for using R to solve your statistical analyses problems.

This workshop is organised by the UTM Department of Mathematical Sciences, Faculty of Science

Leverage your data analytical skills using R by completing this Registration Form !

Workshop Date & Venue

Sunday 14 October 2018

Mathematics Computer Lab 1 . Block C22-Level 3. Department of Mathematical Sciences. Faculty of Science.

Workshop Instructor

Dr. Norhaiza Ahmad. Department of Mathematical Sciences. Faculty of Science.

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Tentative Schedule

0845 Registration


  • Work with R using the command-line and scripts
  • Manage and customize your R sessions.
  • Access R help and documentation.
  • Working in RStudio

1030-1040    Break


  • Install new R functionality through add-on packages.
  • Data structure in R
  • Import and Export data to and from R.

1300-1400    Break

1400-1630    Perform basic statistical analysis


Fees*: RM150 (Student) . RM170 (Professionals)

Payment can be made through:

  • Vote transfer: request an invoice from the workshop secretariat by emailing to,


  • Bank transfer to:
    • Account holder: BENDAHARI UTM. Bank: CIMB Bank Berhad. Account No. 8006053536 

The fees are inclusive of online materials of the workshop. Certificate of Attendance will be given to all participants who have completed the workshop.

How to Register?

Fill in the online registration here


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