Hi everyone,

Online, once again!

Our November session will be on 25th, so join us from 5.30pm online. As usual, the meeting will be open for all to attend, and newcomers / beginners are very welcome.

Our online meetings are kindly being enabled by Red Hat. In order to join us you need to register with MeetUp.

Our speakers are Riinu Pius and Mike Spencer.

  • Riinu Pius is a data scientist at the Centre for Medical Informatics, The University of Edinburgh. She’s the author of the brand new “R for Health Data Science” book written with Ewen Harrison.
  • Mike Spencer is a data specialist at the Scottish Social Services Council and also provides independent data science consultancy.

R for Health Data Science: from clinicians who code to Shiny interventions

Riinu Pius

In her talk she will walk you through cool and innovative ways R can be used to facilitate health research, from clinical trials to global cohort studies. The talk includes practical tips and code examples.

How does your data flow? Using R for ETL

Mike Spencer

Preparing your data is critical to make subsequent analysis and visualisation easier. This talk will show how R was used to support clients expecting inputs and outputs in Excel.

November 2020 meeting: health data science and workflows/pipelines

Our speakers are Riinu Pius and Mike Spencer.

See you there!


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Mike Spencer

Research data scientist @ Scotland's Rural College.

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