Data Analysis Training


The University of Sacred Heart Gulu, as part of its Community Outreach Initiatives, shall be conducting Data Analysis Training using R, R Studio and Microsoft Excel in the months of February  and March 2019


The University of the Sacred Heart Gulu (USHG) is a new University accredited by the Uganda National Council for Higher Education. It is located in Gulu Municipality, 3 kilometres away from Gulu town, in For God Parish, on airfield road next to St Joseph’s Cathedral Gulu


To contribute to personal and social healing, growth and holistic development of Uganda and the world community through provision of quality education, training and research.


To be a centre of excellence producing high calibre human resources rooted in Catholic values to address the needs of society; to be a university of choice and an engaging centre of quality teaching, learning, research, transformative community service and educative consultancy


University of the Sacred Heart Gulu through the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship program will be conducting a training in Data Analysis using R, R Studio and Excel. R Studio is a Statistical & Qualitative Data Analysis Application.

The training is for a short period of one (01) week beginning 25th February 2019 to 1st March 2019 at a fee of sixty thousand shillings(60,000 UGX)

Topics to be covered during the training includes

1) Introduction to R, R Studio and Excel.

2) Introduction to descriptive statistics using R, RStudio and Excel.

3) Introduction to Inference statistics using R, R Studio and Excel.

4) How to report results of statistical analysis in Research to make decisions.

The above training will be facilitated by Dr.Stephen Opio.

Dr. Stephen Opio, is a Bio-informatics Research Scientist from Ohio State University in Columbus Ohio (USA) and a Data Scientist/Consultant at Patira Data Science and an affiliated Scientist at Bioscience East and Central Africa- ILRI in Nairobi.


Please reserve your place TODAY by picking an application form from our main campus located in For God (Gulu Municipality), down the road from St. Joseph’s Cathedral from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

 For more information, contact Community Outreach Officer on phone 0781682823 or email: