SheffieldR : February 2024 Meetup


February 15, 2024

Apologies for the short notice but thanks to Simon Rolph, who has volunteered to give a talk, we have scheduled a meeting for February.

Meeting is 2024-02-15 17:30-19:00 in Hicks Building LT9. Sign up via Meetup. Remote attendance is possible using Google Meet.

If you have any questions or enquiries please email us

Dive into {targets}

Delve into the dynamic world of the {targets} R package—a powerful tool designed to streamline and enhance your data science and analysis workflows.

targets is not just another package; it’s a game-changer for reproducibility, efficiency, and scalability in your R projects. Developed to manage complex dependency graphs, targets automates the execution of your analyses, making it easier to track changes.

In this session we’ll introduce the targets package, discuss why it’s useful and explore the core features of the targets package by defining a basic pipeline.

Biography - Simon Rolph

Simon is a Data Scientist at the UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology where he works to enhance our understanding of biodiversity and contribute to informed environmental decision-making. Technology is his enabler: data science methods, research software best practices, and digital engagements help him achieve these goals.