NHS-R Workshop: Introduction to statistics in R – June 2023

Introduction to statistics in R

  • Wednesday 14th June 2023

The course duration will be 2.5 hours from 2:00pm until 4:30 pm and will take place online.


Please be advised that this workshop is designed for attendees that know basic coding in R, such as importing data, basic data wrangling (filtering, sorting) and plotting.

Course description:

The workshop will explore the basics of statistics in R. After the workshop, you will be able to produce brief analysis of data and make conclusions about statistical patterns.

Topics include:

  • Summary statistics
  • Distribution and variation
  • Relationship between variables
  • Hypotheses testing


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.

You will receive a confirmation email, further workshop information including the calendar invite with the Zoom link to join the workshop will be sent out to you nearer the date.

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.

For further information, please contact: nhs.rcommunity@nhs.net

Event Speakers

Anastasiia Zharinova

Senior Economic Manager at NHS England

Anastasiia Zharinova is Senior Economic Manager in Economics & Strategic Analysis team, NHS England. Most recently, she was leading on elective recovery modelling and overseeing analysis on NHS productivity. Anastasiia has a background in Economics, Health Economics and Econometrics and, prior to joining NHS England, worked for the Strategy Unit as a healthcare analyst. She is passionate about using R in healthcare analysis and contributes to NHS-R community and internal NHS England R Steering group.

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June 14, 2023

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2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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