Data Analysis Training

Statistical analysis is an increasingly important and useful part of the toolkit of techniques that are available for understanding the environment. Eco-explore offers a range of standard and bespoke training course formats, designed to help scientists to become familiar with the R statistical software package, and to explore its potential as a powerful tool for analysing their own data, whatever their specific field of research. Learning is supported by a course guidebook, template scripts, and through post-course support and networking.


Our standard 1-week training course programme is based on 2 x 2-hour sessions per day over 5 days, but this is a flexible framework that can accommodate additional topics on request. Courses can be offered in Cardiff (where we are based) or elsewhere on request.

Click here for an overview of our standard postgraduate-level course, which we provide to Cardiff University, the Natural Environment Research Council and a range of external organisations.



This course was absolutely great, especially for someone like me with limited background in stats, and none whatsoever in using R! I learned a lot!”
Edze Westra
Senior Lecturer, University of Exeter
This course was by far the best I have ever attended! Great student:teacher ratio, plenty of time to apply the newly learnt knowledge to your own data and definitely worth its money”
Wiebke Schmidt
University of Exeter
Statistics is a set of tools we use to understand the world around us. These tools are now in my toolkit, thanks to the course. With enthusiatic and approacable instructors, an excellent guidebook and a workflow for approaching all sorts of analyses, you can’t go wrong. I’d definitely recommend it.”
Sara Mynott
PhD student

Our Next Course

Our next course is being held on 11th-15th December 2017 at Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales.

To reserve your place on the course click on the button below, pay a deposit of £100 and secure your spot. The balance of £400 will be due one week before the course and bank details will be supplied on receipt of the deposit.

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