Courses for Statistical Software for Quantitative Analysis

Intro to Data Visualisation Using ggplot2 in ‘R’


Data visualisation is an important part of quantitative analysis that allows us to explore data and communicate our findings. ggplot2 is part of the ‘Tidyverse’ family of packages that aim to make data management, analysis and visualisation more user-friendly. It contains a wide range of options to customise plots and can be used for all types of data. This course will discuss good practice when preparing data to plot and introduce a range of commonly used plots within the ggplot package. Users will be shown how to customise plots to convey the message they need in the clearest, most informative way. Please note that this course is only recommended for those that have learned the basics of R elsewhere. The course assumes a basic knowledge of R programming (please get in touch if you’d like information on our ‘Intro to R’ online or face-to-face course).

How our virtual classrooms work

Our Virtual Classroom courses allows you to attend our classroom training without leaving your home or office. We use the ‘Microsoft Teams’ meeting software. Before you attend, please check that you meet the system requirements. If it doesn’t work, try adjusting your settings or contact your IT department to ask about permitting the website.

You are also welcome to use your personal laptop, tablet or even your smart phone. Please just forward our course invite to your personal email, or just copy and paste the link into your browser.

If you encounter any problems, please feel free to get in touch. We can set up a test meeting before the course.