Posts By Mirra

Keep up your R Skills

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For new and prospective users of R, just a word of encouragement. It may seem a lot of effort to use R, as it does require you to use some programming skills. However there are…

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Plan before you collect data

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You need to Have a clear research question and Plan the experimental design a study before you start the experiment analyse the data! So get assistance from a mentor or colleague, or look at a…

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UseR! 2019

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In July I attended the User! Conference 2019. It was well attended by 1200 enthusiastic R users  in Toulouse, France. There was a seminar on R for Africa, R Ladies and many amazing discussions by…

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R on show with lots of Innovations

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2017 USE!R Conference: Highlights 1000 delegates Youth, innovation and enthusiasm. Updated use of tidyr  for wrangling and manipulating data. Managing big data sets. Spatial R packages such as sf very useful for GIS, data display…

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Mixed models in use by our members?

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We are currently requesting members to send us a description of their mixed model experiments. How many locations and/or years? How many blocks do you use within a location. Have you a factorial structure within your trial,…

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News on the site

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We are pleased to be preparing for a launch of our site by early May. The early feedback for our  site, and it’s usability has been very positive. Users are looking at the site as both…

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Presenting in Brisbane

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Institute for Innovation in Science & Mathematics Education Showing our site by a poster and short presentation at the University of Queensland on 28 September.  The site would love to hear from users, especially from…

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R Users around the World – make a Group?

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At Stanford in June there were groups of women who have started User groups around the world. There was a session that was held to describe their initiation. They are available on Twitter, to follow…

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The Use R Conference at Stanford

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There will be a Lightening talk on BeST next week at the Use R Conference. It will be an opportunity to meet other statistical educators and online supporters. Look at the Use R Program

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