Data Visualization

Course description

This course provides the basics of data visualization in R & Python. Course outline: Visual encodings of data. Grammar of Graphics. Exploratory data analysis with R and Python. Grammar of Graphics, Data Visualization, Plotting, Mapping.


Basics of R & Python (reading data from source, data wrangling, and data analysis).

Course tools

R (dplyr, tidyr, ggplot2), Python (pandas, matplotlib, seaborn).

About the lecturer

Andriy Gazin

The former head of analytics and infographics department at Korrespondent (2010-2014) and Novoe Vremya (2014-2015) weekly magazines. Former data journalist and analyst at Running blog about infographics and dataviz –, providing training programs on data analysis and visualizations. Working with open data policy and research.