Schedule and Course Material

Schedule and Course Material

The course runs for a duration of seven weeks. Each week starts with an energizing kickstarter, material for self-study, a tutorial, and exercises/activities. Gradually, you will develop your coding skills, enabling you to work productively on your team project.

Click on each course week for details.

  • Please always bring a laptop to class. Lectures and tutorials are not scheduled in computer rooms, but you require a computer to follow the classes. Remember to bring a charger.
Course weekDateTimeLocationContent
Week 0Preparation before the course starts
Week 1Wed 31 Jan08.45-12.30On campusGetting started with R
Week 2Thu 8 Feb10.45-12.30On campusTutorial: Project management and exploring data with RMarkdown
12.45-14.30On campusTeam coaching #1
Week 3Thu 22 Feb10.45-12.30On campusTutorial: Version control using GitHub
12.45-14.30On campusTeam coaching #2
Week 4Thu 29 Feb08.45-10.30On campusTutorial: Engineering datasets
10.45-12.30On campusTeam coaching #3
Week 5Thu 7 Mar10.45-12.30On campusTutorial: Pipeline automation
12.45-14.30On campusTeam coaching #4
Week 6Fri 15 Mar14.45-16:30OnlineTeam coaching #5
Week 7Mon 18 Mar14.45-16.30On campusCourse summary and exam preparation
Fri 22 Mar14.45-16.30OnlineTeam coaching #6


  • We recommend you view the schedule (and associated rooms) in Tilburg University’s MyTimetable.
  • Login credentials for the live streams will be made available on the Canvas page of this course for students from Tilburg University, and via email to remaining students.
  • If recordings are made, you will find them on the Canvas page of the course, shared with students enrolled at Tilburg University. Some videos may also be posted on Hannes’ YouTube channel. Subscribe to it now to stay up-to-date!
  • If code is shared, you will typically find it on Hannes’ GitHub Gists.