A two day workshop on “R for Everyone: Introduction to Data Analysis & Visualization” had been organized by ORIC-PD, a professional training wing of ORIC COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI).
ORIC-PD has engaged Dr. Faheem Aslam, Assistant Professor at Management Sciences department CUI as a resource person for this workshop. The focus of this workshop was to provide a platform for acquiring the knowledge on R programming for data preparation and preliminary data analysis by giving an overview of R Studio interface, basic R syntax, analyze and visualize data, create reproducible data analysis reports, perform statistical modeling and make data-driven decisions using this powerful language. The end goal was to provide a comprehensive learning course on how to manipulate and analyze small and large sets of data with R. This Two-day workshop included lectures and hands-on training of the participants.
There were 28 participants from various universities and organizations. Participants includes data analyst, faculty members, researchers and MS/PhD scholars from Sybrid, NUST, Department of Zoology AWKUM, University of Haripur, GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences & Technology, Institute of Space Technology (IST), Foundation University Islamabad (FUI) , Institute of Biotechnology Sciences, Sarhad University of Science & IT, NARC, Air University, Centre of Economic Research Islamabad, COMSATS University Islamabad & Hina Shahrukh Group.
At the closing ceremony of the workshop we were honored to have Mr. Muhammad Raza Ahmad Khan, Head, ORIC, CUI as chief guest. He addressed the workshop participants and explained them about ORIC-CUI, and thanked the participants for attending this workshop. In the end certificates were distributed to the participants by chief guest. The participants expressed their gratitude to ORIC-PD and resource person for conducting the workshop