Quick introduction to RStudio


RStudio is an interface that makes R easier to use. It includes a code editor, debugging and visualization tools.


At the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Create a project for data analysis
  • Create a folder structure
  • Know where to find help
  • Import files/datasets
  • Understand and move around layouts
  • Use a few shortcuts
  • Learn to install packages


For this workshop you are required to bring your laptop with the software installed. Installation instructions will be sent to participants. We recomend you setup eduroam to have internet connection during the workshop.

Target audience

Life scientists, students and industry staff are welcome for this short introduction.


  • No programming knowledge required.
  • If you have used R but not RStudio you are also welcome to attend. 
  • If you have used RStudio before you might also learn a few tricks.

More information

This event is organised/sponsored by ELIXIR Belgium and is provided free of charge. We will follow up with a workshop in data manipulation using tidyverse.​

Please get in contact for other questions or if would you like to be involved in future workshops? Send an email to paula.martinez*Replace*With*At*Sign*elixir-belgium.org​

Registrations are now closed

We have reached the limit of available places for this workshop. Thanks for your interest. If you would like a similar or more advanced workshop, please get in contact. More workshops can be found in our training portal TeSS​ 

​​​​​​​ELIXIR Belgium​


23 January 2018, from 10h00 to 12h00


VIB-UGent Research Building
PC room V114
Technologiepark 927
9052 Ghent


Paula Andrea Martinez
Registration is closed.

Registration start date:

5 January 2018

Registration end date:

11 January 2018 (2:00)