Publishing quality charts in R with ggplot2


26/10/2022 - 27/10/2022

Organised by:

Royal Statistical Society


Charlie Hadley


Intermediate (some prior knowledge)


Venue: Online


Level: Intermediate (I)

This tutor-lead virtual course will introduce how the tidyverse and ggplot2 can be used to reproducibly create publication quality charts from R. 

Learning Outcomes

Reproducibly import and wrangle data with the tidyverse in preparation for charting with ggplot2. Confidently choose the appropriate geoms for visualising data with ggplot2. Understand how to use factors using the forcats package to control the display (or order) of chart elements. Effectively control the use of colours and themes in ggplot2 charts. Understand how to augment GIS data using sf and the tidyverse to be visualised with ggplot2. Reproducibly export publication quality charts for papers, posters and other printed media.

Delegates are expected to have a laptop with the R software installed.

Topics Covered

R, Data Visualisation, ggplot2, Data Presentation, Exploratory Data Analysis.

Target Audience

This course is designed for both completely novice and experienced R users who want to create publication quality printed charts with ggplot2.


£599.76 to £832.32 (including VAT)

Website and registration:


Greater London


Quantitative Data Handling and Data Analysis, R, Tidyverse , Ggplot2 , Data visualisation , Data presentation , Data analysis

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