Recent & Upcoming Talks

2020

Driving R adoption in an NHS information service, barriers and solutions

Summary of our use and adoption of R, and how this might help other organisations.

Why `mgcv` is awesome

A lightning talk tour of why mgcv is awesome, including what regression models are, options for dealing with non-linear relationships, …

2019

Why I love data.table (or, 'All of the datas, and none of RAMs...')

A five minute overview of why data.table is awesome. It's fast, indexed, and holds more data than you can with plain data.frames.

Driving R adoption in an NHS information service, barriers and solutions

Summary of our use and adoption of R, and how this might help other organisations.

Regression Modelling in R

A two-hour practical workshop on regression modelling, run twice on the second day of the conference.

Driving R adoption in an NHS information service, barriers and solutions

Summary of our use and adoption of R, and how this might help other organisations.

Using funnel plots and CUSUM techniques to monitor hospital-standardised mortality

Summary of how to use funnel plots and cusums to monitor mortality