The purpose of this page is to provide resources for the R for Biology Data Science Workshop Series for postgrad students and postdocs in the Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Pretoria in South Africa.

Pre-workshop instructions

Please check out the pre-workshop instructions prior to attending the first workshop (Link coming soon).



The first session will only start at 4pm, all other sessions will start at 3pm.

Please note that there is no session scheduled for May 14th.

Google calendar

Here is a link to the Google calendar for the workshop series. You can add the calendar to your diary.



All sessions will be offered in the auditorium of the Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI).


The audiotorium is on the bottom floor of the FABI 2 building, but you will need to enter from the FABI 1 building. Head left from the front door and continue to the left (two additional left turns) until you reach the auditorium from the front door.

Participant Information Breakdown


Academic Standing


Year in academic position

Data availability

Do you have your own data?