Get R_eady: Introduction to Data Analysis for Empirical Research


Institut für Epidemiologie, Biostatistik und Prävention


The course offers an introduction to data analysis in the transdisciplinary field of empirical (medical) research in the programming language R. The R system of statistical computing is openly available from and provides a simple and flexible software environment for statistical analyses and graphics. Tailored to the application of empirical research the course covers basics of programming and data formats in R, as well as the essential steps of a data analysis including data manipulation, descriptive statistics, statistical tests and graphical representations. Reflections on research methodology and transdisciplinarity will take place and critical thinking will be enhanced.


Studierende auf Master oder PhD Niveau, mit Interesse an empirischer oder klinischer Forschung. Vorwissen in Biostatistik vorteilhaft.


  • Donnerstag, 18.11.21, 14.00-17.00 Uhr
  • Dienstag, 23.11.21, 14.00-17.00 Uhr
  • Donnerstag, 25.11.21, 14.00-17.00 Uhr

Dieser Kurs wird in englischer Sprache durchgeführt.

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