NHS-R Conference Workshop: Introduction to RMarkdown – 15th November 2022

Introduction to RMarkdown

  • Tuesday 15th November 2022, 9.30 am – 4.30 pm

This workshop will take place online.

Pre-requisites: Some introductory experience with R

About the course:

This session will teach R users how to organise their code/visualisations into a fully functional reporting suite.

This workshop teaches the following principles:

  • Introduction to Rmarkdown, how to create and edit documents and code chunks, as well as, an introduction to purpose (reproducible analysis)
  • Practice exmples of how to create and run report with new data.
  • Manipulation options relative to code chunks, YAML, inline code, etc.
  • Describing different outputs – PDF, HTML, Word, Powerpoint
  • Looping through vectors to generate multiple RMarkdown reports
  • Parameterising RMarkdown to develop specific reports
  • Demo of advanced functionality available in HTML {plotly}, {crosstalk}, {DT}, {leaflet}

Successful completion of this workshop should give a NHS analyst confidence in the ability to at least create, generate, and then populate an Rmd file into an HTML file with the purpose of reporting.


Please register via the Sign up link in the right panel.

You will need to register as a member of the NHS-R Community to register for NHS-R Events.

When you register you will receive a confirmation of your place by email. Further workshop information and the online link to join the workshop will be sent out to you nearer the date.

Please check your junk folder if you’ve not yet received this or contact us at nhs.rcommunity@nhs.net if you are having any issues.

Please note: This course is limited to NHS employees and those who work in UK public sector organisations such as PHE, local councils and DHSC.

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis, we will have a waiting list and will contact you if a place becomes available.

For further information, please contact: nhs.rcommunity

Please see the full list of NHS-R Conference Workshops available here

Event Speakers

Hansel Pelencia

Data Scientist, DaVita International

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November 15, 2022

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9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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