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ONLINE COURSE – Introduction to R for ecologists and evolutionary biologists (IRFB03) This course will be delivered live

20th May 2020 - 21st May 2020


This course will now be delivered live by video link in light of travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.

This is a ‘LIVE COURSE’ – the instructor will be delivering lectures and coaching attendees through the accompanying computer practical’s via video link, a good internet connection is essential.

TIME ZONE – Western European Time – however all sessions will be recorded and made available allowing attendees from different time zones to follow a day behind with an additional 1/2 days support after the official course finish date (please email oliverhooker@prstatistics.com for full details or to discuss how we can accommodate you).

Course overview: 

The 2 day course will consist of a series of modules designed to build required R skills and statistical understanding to develop yourself or move on to more advanced courses. At its conclusion, participants will have acquired basic skills in coding with R, and will be able to perform and interpret simple analyses, and critically evaluate similar analyses from the scientific literature and technical reports. All example datasets used for practical’s will have an ecological and evolutionary theme

Intended Audience

The course is aimed at biologists with no experience using the software R and no understanding or exposure to statistics.

Venue – Delivered remotely
Time zone – Western European Time
Availability – 20 places
Duration – 4 days
Contact hours – Approx. 28 hours
ECT’s – Equal to 2 ECT’s
Language – English

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

PLEASE READ – 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 a course is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances a full refund of the course fees will be credited.


Dr. Andrew Jackson

Teaching Format
Course Programme


20th May 2020
21st May 2020


Delivered remotely (Ireland)
Western European Time, Ireland + Google Map


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