The BRU Winter and Spring 2020 R Course Series

2020 Winter and Spring R Course Series


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R is a powerful and flexible software environment for statistical analysis and graphics. R is freely available, facilitating analysis and model transparency and reproducibility. Over recent years, it has become increasingly popular among health researchers. 

Registration for these courses is now open.






Introduction to R

(George Tomlinson) (2 half days)

February 24, 2020, 9:00-12:30 and
February 25, 2020, 9:00-12:30


From Raw to Ready: Preparing Your Data in R

(Leah Szadkowski, Julie Hudson)
March 9, 2020, 9:00-12:30


Data Visualization with ggplot2

(Leah Szadkowski, Julie Hudson)
April 6, 2020, 9:00-12:30


Network Meta Analysis

(George Tomlinson, Juan Pablo Diaz Martinez)
April 30, 2020 9:00-5:00




George Tomlinson, MSc, PhD, Biostatistician, Director of the Biostatistics Research Unit, University Health Network, Toronto;  Associate Professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto. 

Juan Pablo Diaz Martinez, BSc, MSc, PhD (c), Biostatistician at the Biostatistics Research Unit, University Health Network, Toronto.

Leah Szadkowski, BSc, MSc, Biostatistician at Biostatistics Research Unit (BRU) at University Health Network, Toronto.

Julie HudsonBSc, MSc, Biostatistician at the Biostatistics Research Unit, University Health Network, Toronto.







Fees, Registration, Contact Information & Location Details

Registration deadline is February 15,2020.

The course will be held at:

Toronto Health Economics and Technology Assessment (THETA) Collaborative University Health Network Toronto General Hospital Eaton Building, 10th Floor, Room 240, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4



Introduction to R (two half days) $400

Other courses (half day) $200 each

Network Meta Analysis ( one day) $500

Package: all 4 courses for $1.100



Introduction to R –

From Raw to Ready -

Data Visualization -

Network Meta Analysis -

All Four courses (discount)


For more information contact:




UHN & THETA location map