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Introduction to GIS and spatial analysis with R (GISR01)

22nd April 2019 - 26th April 2019

£275.00 – £480.00

Course overview:

This course aims at providing audience with the essential tools for working with spatially explicit data within the statistical environment R, with particular reference to ecological applications (e.g. species distribution models, resources and habitat selection, home range analyses…).

Practical sessions will primarily use the free statistical software, R – prior experience (even if some practice before you come) will be useful. Example data will be provided but participants may also bring their own data.

Intended Audience

This workshop is aimed at students and researchers who already have a basic knowledge of R and want to explore its GIS potential for ecological application. The skills learnt can also be applied by management and environmental professionals in government and industry.

Venue – PR statistics head office, 53 Morrison Street, Glasgow, G5 8LB Google Map
Availability – 20 places
Duration – 5 days
Contact hours – Approx. 35 hours
ECT’s – Equal to 3 ECT’s
Language – English


• COURSE ONLY – Includes lunch and refreshments.
• ACCOMMODATION PACKAGE (to be purchased in addition to the course only option) – Includes breakfast, lunch, welcome dinner Monday evening, farewell dinner Thursday evening, refreshments and accommodation. Self-catering facilities are available in the accommodation. Accommodation is approximately a 6-minute walk from the PR informatics head office. Accommodation is multiple occupancy (max 3-4 people) single sex en-suite rooms. Arrival Sunday 21st April (after 5pm) and departure Friday 26th April (accommodation must be vacated by 9:15am). 

To book ‘COURSE ONLY’ with the option to add the additional ‘ACCOMMODATION PACKAGE’ please scroll to the bottom of this page.

Other payment options are available please email oliverhooker@prstatistics.com

Cancellation policy: Cancellations are accepted up to 28 days before the course start date subject to a 25% cancellation fee. Cancellations later than this may be considered, contact oliverhooker@prstatistics.com Failure to attend will result in the full cost of the course being charged. In the unfortunate event that PR~statistics must cancel this course due to unforeseen circumstances a full refund for the course will be credited. However PR~statistics cannot be held responsible for any travel fees, accommodation or other expenses incurred to you as a result of the cancellation.


Dr. Luca Nelli

 Dr. Jana Jeglinski

Teaching Format
Course Programme


22nd April 2019
26th April 2019
£275.00 – £480.00


PR statistics head office
53 Morrison Street
Glasgow, Scotland G5 8LB United Kingdom
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