Slides and abstracts for talks and workshops.

Styling documents and building extensions with Quarto

This session will give an overview of ways to customise HTML outputs (including documents and revealjs slides) as well as PDF documents. We’ll also discuss the use of Quarto extensions as a way of sharing customised templates with others.

December 18 – 19, 2023

Porto, Portugal

By Nicola Rennie in Conference

Introduction to reproducible reporting with Quarto

This workshop will introduce you to Quarto, an open-source scientific and technical publishing system that allows you to combine narrative text, code, images, and tables. We’ll learn how to make different types of documents such as PDF, MS Word, and HTML, and how to parameterise reports and save ourselves time!

December 11, 2023

Edinburgh, UK

By Nicola Rennie in RLadies


Making Christmas cards with R

In this workshop, we’ll learn how to make Christmas cards using {ggplot2}, {ggforce}, and {sf} in R. You’ll also learn how to send them with R!

Teaching statistics interactively with webR

In this lightning talk, I’ll describe ways that teaching materials can be adjusted and made more engaging with live coding examples. It will include a demonstration of using webR to teach a simple statistical concept showing its potential to revolutionise the way we teach data science.

November 22, 2023

London, UK

By Nicola Rennie in Seminar