Department of Psychology

University of Oregon

UO Psych R Bootcamp

Welcome to the 3rd annual R Bootcamp hosted by the Department of Psychology at the University of Oregon. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Brendan Cullen at

This website contains all of the details and materials for the bootcamp, along with resources for further learning and practice. The materials shared here are free and open source and may be shared and adpated under the Creative Commons License.

The materials have been designed such that you should be able to work through the slides and exercises at your own pace if you’re not able to attend the bootcamp sessions. Happy learning!


Getting started with R

Monday, 9/21
9 AM - 1 PM PST

Basics of R & RStudio
Data Types & Structures
Functions & Debugging

Importing & visualizing data

Wednesday, 9/23
9 AM - 12 PM PST

Introduction to the tidyverse
Importing data & Project-oriented workflows
Data visualization with ggplot2

Data wrangling & tidying

Friday, 9/25
9 AM - 1 PM PST

Data wrangling with dplyr
Data tidying with tidyr
Reproducible reporting with R Markdown


All workshop sessions will take place live via Zoom.

RStudio Cloud

Where you will be working hands-on with R through interactive exercises


For communicating outside of the workshop (use channel #bootcamp2020)

Github repo

For accessing source code of all workshop materials



Basics of R & RStudio

Functions & Debugging

Introduction to the Tidyverse

Data Visualization with {ggplot2}

Data Wrangling with {dplyr}

Data Tidying with {tidyr}

Code of Conduct

The bootcamp organizers are dedicated to providing a harassment-free experience for everyone regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age or religion. We do not tolerate harassment of any participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate in any context within the bootcamp. Participants violating these rules may be expelled from the bootcamp at the discretion of the organizers.

Harassment includes verbal comments that reinforce social structures of domination related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, or religion; sexual images in public spaces; deliberate intimidation; sustained disruption of instruction; and unwelcome sexual attention of any kind. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.

If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the bootcamp. If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact one of the organizers immediately.



Brendan Cullen

Graduate Student

Teaching Assistants


Cameron Kay

Graduate Student