Transforming science through open data and software

We build software with a community of users and developers, and educate scientists about transparent research practices.

Interact & Share

Use our packages to acquire your data from both your own and from various data sources, analyze it, add your narrative and generate a final document in any of widely used formats such as Word, Markdown, PDF or LaTeX. Combine our tools with the rich ecosystem of R packages.

Access a Vast Trove of Scientific Data
Interactive Data Analysis and DataViz
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We welcome you to join us and help improve tools and practices available to researchers while receiving greater visibility to your contributions. You can contribute with your packages, resources or post questions so our members will help you along your process.

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Upcoming Events

Event Date Location Attendees Description
Research Applications of rOpenSci Taxonomy and Biodiversity Tools 2019/03/27 Community call (teleconference) 🌐 All are welcome Helping people learn about rOpenSci’s packages to access and analyze taxonomy and biodiversity data, and to recognize the breadth and depth of their applications. Presentations will start with an introduction and details on some specific packages and we’ll hear from several people about their “use cases in the wild”.
Rencontre scientifique, URFIST de Bordeaux 2019/03/29 Bordeaux, France 🇫🇷   Maëlle Salmon Repenser la robustesse et la fiabilité en recherche - les chercheurs face à la crise de la reproductibilité
Security for R 2019/05/07 Community call (teleconference) 🌐 All are welcome Tell us what *you* want to know about security for R: Speakers: Ildi Czeller, Data Scientist at Emarsys; Bob Rudis, Chief Security Data Scientist at Rapid7.
Course: Tools for Southern Ocean Spatial Analysis and Modeling 2019/09/02 - 2019/09/06 Brussels, Belgium 🇧🇪   Anton Van de Putte Course offered in partnership among the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, rOpenSci, and the Antarctic Biodiversity Portal

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