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Written by Nicola Rennie

Mapping a marathon with {rStrava}

This tutorial blog will walk through the process of getting data from Strava using {rStrava}, making a map of it, and animating the map with {gganimate}.

By Nicola Rennie in R

July 18, 2022

Creating flowcharts with {ggplot2}

Flowcharts can be a useful way to visualise complex processes. This tutorial blog will explain how to create one using {igraph} and {ggplot2}.

By Nicola Rennie in R

June 6, 2022

Getting started with {gt} tables

{gt} is an R package designed to make it easy to make good looking tables. This blog post demonstrates how to add plots as a column in a {gt} table.

By Nicola Rennie in gt

April 21, 2022

Best (artistic) practices in R

Generative art is the process of creating artwork through a set of pre-determined rules often with an element of randomness. This blog post will outline the best practices I follow when creating generative art in R.

By Nicola Rennie in Rtistry

March 3, 2022

A Story of Statistical Writing and Life Expectancy

Last year I was a finalist in the 2021 Statistical Excellence Award for Early-Career Writing. This blog post introduces my article published in Significance and gives some tips for statistical writing.

By Nicola Rennie in Research

February 4, 2022