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Tidy Data Science

This repository contains the materials and source code for the webpage for Tidy Data Science. This is a 5-day workshop originally developed for the Stats Camp: Summer Statistical Institute hosted by the Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis and the Achievement and Assessment Institute at the University of Kansas. All workshop materials are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

The workshop website is built using Project Kickstart-R and the Academic Hugo theme.

Workshop Materials

Project Kickstart-R

Project Kickstart-R provides a minimal template to create a Landing Page and Knowledge Sharing Platform with Academic and (R) Markdown.

Academic is a framework to help you create a beautiful website quickly.

Check out the demo of what you'll get in less than 5 minutes or view the documentation.

Install in 5 Steps

Open RStudio and create a new project.

Run the following commands in RStudio to bootstrap your new project website with Project Kickstart-R:

  1. Install the Blogdown dependency:


  2. Install the Hugo dependency:


  3. Install the Academic dependency:

    blogdown::new_site(theme = "gcushen/hugo-academic", sample = FALSE, theme_example = FALSE)

  4. Download Project Kickstart-R:

    download.file( url = "", destfile="")

  5. Install Project Kickstart-R into your new project folder:

    unzip( zipfile = "", junkpaths = TRUE )

A browser tab should open, displaying your new website. Otherwise, check your RStudio console messages.

Finally, learn how to customize and deploy your site.


Copyright 2018-present George Cushen.

Project Kickstart-R is released under the MIT license.

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