Share your work: Publishing your data analysis with R

  • Event: 2019 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Christine Zhang of Baltimore Sun
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 7 at 10:15am
  • Location: Emerald Cove - conference level
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You will save time, produce better results, create more trusted analyses, reduce risk of errors and encourage collaboration by implementing reproducible data analysis workflow techniques. We will be going over tools like RMarkdown and interactive notebooks to weave together narrative text and code to produce formatted reports for sharing with collaborators (including your future self!). We will walk through hosting these reports and raw data files on GitHub. We will discuss best practices on how to structure your projects and repos. 

This session is good for: R users interested in improving their workflow

Speaker Bios

  • Christine Zhang is a data journalist at The Baltimore Sun, where she reports news stories using data analysis and statistics. Before joining The Sun in 2018, she worked as a data scientist at Two Sigma and was previously an OpenNews fellow at the Los Angeles Times and a research analyst at the Brookings Institution. She has a B.A. from Smith College and an M.A. from Columbia University.

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