rOpenSci | Community Calls

Community Calls

Join us in our quarterly Community Calls to hear about best practices, new projects, Q&As with well known developers, and to learn more about rOpenSci developments. These are free and open for anyone to attend and provide an opportunity to connect with rOpenSci community members around the world

We aim to leave at least 20 minutes for open Q&A and we use collaborative note-taking allowing participants share ideas or resources and to ask questions. All past calls were recorded and are available online.

Have an idea for a Community Call topic? Tell us what you’d like to hear about or tell us a topic you’re keen to speak about in our public ideas repository.

Our Next Session

To be announced

Past Sessions

November 23, 2023
Proyecto Multilingüe

With Maëlle Salmon, Pao Corrales, Elio Campitelli

November 21, 2023
Multilingual Publishing

With Pao Corrales, Elio Campitelli, Maëlle Salmon

October 31, 2023
R in Government

With Luíza Andrade, Karly Harker, Ahmadou Dicko, Pablo Tiscornia

July 25, 2023
Mentoring & training program for Scientific Open Source Champions

With Beatriz Milz, Carolina Pradier, Victor Ordu

June 28, 2023
A Journey through Arrow in R

With Stephanie Hazlitt, Jonathan Keane, Nic Crane

January 31, 2023
{targets} in Action

With Will Landau, Eric Scott, Joel Nitta

October 24, 2022
December 7, 2021
Enhancing Software Peer Review with GitHub Automation

With Arfon Smith, Karthik Ram, Maëlle Salmon, Noam Ross

October 26, 2021
Expanding Software Peer Review: Statistical Package Standards at rOpenSci

With Noam Ross, Rebecca Killick, Christoph Sax, Juliane Manitz

May 25, 2021
rOpenSci's R-universe Project

With Jeroen Ooms, Karthik Ram

April 22, 2021
Set Up Your Package to Foster a Community

With Maëlle Salmon, Hugo Gruson, Steffi LaZerte, Stefanie Butland

March 2, 2021
rOpenSci Statistical Software Testing and Peer Review

With Noam Ross, Mark Padgham, Anna Krystalli, Alex Hayes, John Sakaluk

December 16, 2020
The Wild World of Data Repositories

With Kara Woo, Daniella Lowenberg, Matt Jones, Carl Boettiger, Karthik Ram

March 18, 2020
Maintaining an R Package

With Julia Silge, Scott Chamberlain, Leonardo Collado-Torres, Erin Grand, Elin Waring

December 5, 2019
Last Night, Testing Saved my Life

With Steffi LaZerte, Rich FitzJohn

September 24, 2019
July 30, 2019
Reproducible Research with R

With Ben Marwick, Karthik Ram, Anna Krystalli

June 28, 2019
Involving Multilingual Communities

With Melina Vidoni, Emilio Bruna, Rayna Harris

May 7, 2019
Security for R

With Ildi Czeller, Bob Rudis

March 27, 2019
Research Applications of rOpenSci Taxonomy and Biodiversity Tools

With Zachary Foster, Scott Chamberlain, Margaret Siple, Kathryn Turner, Kari Norman, Ciera Martinez

November 15, 2018
Working with images in R

With Jeroen Ooms

October 16, 2018
Code Review in the Lab, or ... How do you review code that accompanies a research project or paper?

With Carl Boettiger, Hao Ye, Julia Stewart Lowndes, Melanie Frazier

September 13, 2017
rOpenSci Software Review and Onboarding

With Andee Kaplan, Noam Ross

March 7, 2017
How to Ask Questions so they get Answered! Possibly by Yourself!

With JD Long, Jenny Bryan, Scott Chamberlain

December 15, 2016
How do I Create a Code of Conduct for my Event/Lab/Codebase?

With C. Titus Brown, Pauline Barmby, Safia Abdalla

May 11, 2016
March 2, 2016
Google Sheets in R

With Jenny Bryan

December 2, 2015
Designing dat 1.0

With Karissa McKelvey

October 7, 2015
August 19, 2015
April 15, 2015
Getting Your Data into R

With Hadley Wickham

March 5, 2015
January 14, 2015
Reproducibility Hackathon

With Ciera Martinez

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