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STAT 545A; STAT 545B

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Zoom is a video conferencing platform that allows for video, audio, and screen sharing between participants. It can be used from any …

Some advice on opening an Issue on GitHub: Give it a specific title. BAD: “aaaaaarrrrrrgh!”, “things not …

What to do when you are stuck … Help yourself or, maybe, drag others into your hell ask for help. The links below contain …


Want to dive deeper into a subject? Look here for some resources.

resource description cheatsheets & quick resources Tidyverse The tidyverse website, contains relevant documentation for all …

resource description cheatsheets ggplot2 cheatsheet Data visualization with ggplot cheatsheet tutorials Jenny Bryan’s …

This is a compilation of general resources for getting started with R and R studio and exploring the diverse functionalities of the R …

Join our team

Are you a UBC student interested in joining the STAT 545 teaching team? Recruiting usually happens late April / early May for the Fall term. You can find a general job description here.


Jenny Bryan deserves a huge amount of credit for founding and developing STAT 545 over many years, along with her TA’s, until 2017. Thank you!

Many more people have contributed over the years since then. The aim is to have this section reflect that at some point in the not-too-distant future.