R is a powerful and flexible software environment for statistical analysis and graphics. R is freely available, facilitating analysis and model transparency and reproducibility. Over recent years, it has become increasingly popular among health researchers.

Participant experience

Participants will be expected to have some basic knowledge of statistics but are not expected to be familiar with R.

The course will be held at:

Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) Collaborative University Health Network Toronto General Hospital Eaton Building, 10th Floor, Room 24, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4

Courses dates:

Introduction to R for health researchers
Monday, February 26, 2018, 9 am — 4 pm
Basic use of R and R Studio

Introduction to R for regression analysis
Monday, April 16, 2018, 9 am — 4 pm
Models for continuous, binary and count data

Introduction to R for survival analysis
Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 9 am — 4 pm
Handling time-to-event data

For more information please contact: beena.vyas@thebru.ca