An Antarctic Tour of the Tidyverse

Abstract

Learn about 8 core tidyverse packages!

Date
Location
Zoom

About

‘ Learn how to explore and manipulate data in R with packages from the Tidyverse. We’ll introduce the 8 core packages (https://www.tidyverse.org/packages/) that make up the Tidyverse and use at least one function from each package while exploring a dataset on the migration of penguins.

Information about the Speaker:

Dr. Silvia Canelón is a postdoctoral research scientist in biomedical informatics at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She uses data science in the public and population health fields and is particularly interested in leveraging electronic health record data to study reproductive health outcomes. Silvia is formally trained as a biomedical engineer and holds her bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota and her doctoral degree from Purdue University. She loves community organizing and is currently pursuing the RStudio Instructor Certification as a way to help build power in her communities. Website: https://silvia.rbind.io/

Location: Zoom link will be emailed a day before the event.

Prerequisites:

We ask that R-Ladies who are interested in this event please sign up for a free R Studio Cloud account. This will be the easiest route to follow along with the workshop.

You can also follow along on your own computer as well. Note that help will be limited if you run into issues.

Install the following if you would rather follow along on your local computer.:

Skill Level: None. All levels are welcomed.

Schedule

5:30 - 6:00 – Networking and Technical help 6:10 - 6:20 – Announcements and Introduction 6:30 - 7:35 – Dr. Silvia Canelón: An Antarctic Tour of the Tidyverse 7:35 - 7:45 – QAs and Goodbyes

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What to bring

Yourself/friends! And a laptop - this will be an interactive event.

Please note:
Our primary mission is to encourage more women and non-binary individuals to get involved in the R community. As such, we strongly encourage that all men who attend this event have a female or non-binary sponsor, as spots may be limited. Please contact chicago@rladies.org if you have questions.

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