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Data Visualization with R

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm CDT


This workshop will be held online in two parts.

Part 1: Tuesday, May 3 | 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Part 2: Saturday, May 7 | 9:00am – 12:00pm

Data Visualization is Key to Understanding Data

Communicating knowledge has become paramount as consumers, clients, and citizens wade through our data-rich world. Visualization is the science of communicating inference from data analysis concisely and accurately. This workshop leverages R as a tool for creating visually appealing and persuasive data stories.

Topics include:

  • Basic concepts of visualization
  • Intermediate visualization in R and Python


Neal Wilson (Ph.D. UMKC) is the Senior Research Associate at the Center for Economic information and Special Faculty in the School of Critical Studies at the California Institute of the Arts. His research is focused on understanding the relationships between pediatric lead poisoning and the built environment. Dr. Wilson uses Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and the R programing language to understand, visualize, and communicate empirical relationships in his health disparities research and publications.


Course discounts are available for UMKC faculty, staff, and students. Contact us for details.

Explore the Data Analytics Workshop Series

Data Visualization with R is one of seven courses in the UMKC Data Analytics Workshop Series. Click Here to view the full series.

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