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Beginner's guide to R

Beginner's guide to R

This guide includes carefully chosen topics that are perfect for people who have no experience of R. Each topic is intended as a taster to introduce you to R, the terminology, and to share useful resources to aid your further adventures with R. We hope this guide is a great starting point for you to learn about R!

Learn data science methods that will enhance your research

Learn data science methods that will enhance your research

Our latest data science courses are a one-stop-shop for everything you need to know about computational social science methods and working with big data. You will learn about data science methods, ethics and tools and learn how to code. Save 50% on our new courses!

Where should I start - R or Python?

Where should I start - R or Python?

If you conduct social science research and you are using Stata, SAS, or SPSS, you might be looking to learn how to use some of the new tools on the block. R and Python are the two popular programming languages used by data analysts and although you could learn both, that would require a significant time investment. So which should you start with? And which one is best for social scientists?