This webinar will serve as an entry point and offer you insights into the powerful capabilities and versatility that R brings in the pursuit of a diverse range of health research projects, focusing on data manipulation, analysis and presentation / visualisation.

You’ll have the opportunity to hear from our four exceptional speakers as they share their experiences of using R in real projects, conducted from their respective institutes from around the world.

More information and resources on the Spotlight on R page:


• Agklinta Kiosia – Data Science and Research Manager at HDR Global, convened by    HDR UK


• Aashna Uppal, DPhil Student, The Global Health Network, Centre for Tropical  Medicine and Global Health, Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford, UK

• Md Sojibul Islam – Research Assistant, Non-Communicable Diseases and Nutrition Research Division, International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b)

• Dr Soraida Aguilar – Lecturer in the Department of Industrial Engineering (DEI) at the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), Brazil.

• Dr Frank Kagoro – Senior Regional Manager at The Global Health Network,  University of Oxford, UK


• Welcome

• Overview of the R programming language and its use in research

• Live demonstration of R and RStudio Presentations from health data science  project teams that are using R

• Q&A Session

• Further resources on the hub