Meta Analysis with R

This tutorial assumes that students:

  • have taken a course in meta analysis, but would like to learn to implement the material in R;
  • have some knowledge of R (at least what is covered in my Introduction to R course).


  • SCC (Mar 2012)
  • Stats X410C -- Statistics with R: Advanced Topics in R (Mar 2011)
  • UC Diversity Initiative for Graduate Study in the Social Sciences (Aug 2010)


  • R
  • meta analysis
  • random effects
  • funnel plot
  • Packages: meta, rmeta, metafor,
  • hypothesis testing
Meta Analysis R Course.pdf