What's in it for you?

Benefits you can count on...

  • Get real skills

    This course has been designed to give you real skills. Each lesson has been carefully planned to build your set of capabilities, one step at a time. Think of this course as an investment in yourself.

  • Progress your career

    Get excited about taking the next step in your career. You’ll get a certificate at the end of this course that highlights your new skill set and your ability to add value in a professional setting.

  • Enjoy learning

    You’ll love the teaching style used in this course. Learning should be fun and engaging. You’ll really enjoy those “Aha!” moments when it all comes together for you.

Course Curriculum

  • 01

    Getting Started

  • 02

    Install R and R Studio (and an introduction to R Studio)

    • How to download and install R and R studio

  • 03

    Import data and install packages

    • Important data and installing packages

    • Import data from excel

  • 04

    Data manipulation

    • Types of data in R

    • Data manipulation using Tidyverse

    • Selecting and arranging your variables

    • Recoding data

    • Advanced filtering and subsetting your data

    • Dealing with missing data

    • Use pivot_wider() to shape your data

    • Use pivot_longer() to shape and manipulate your data

  • 05

    Statistical analysis (an example)

    • A data analysis example

  • 06

    Discussion and feedback

    • Discussion

    • Feedback


Instructor Bio:

Dr Greg Martin is a medical doctor with a Masters in Public Health and an MBA degree. His professional experience includes working as the Head of Science and Research at the World Cancer Research Fund and the Director of Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission at the Clinton Health Access Initiative. He is also the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the peer-reviewed journal Globalization and Health. 

Greg Martin