rOpenSci | Social Coworking and Office Hours - Working with new R users
January 10, 2023

Social Coworking and Office Hours - Working with new R users

online, 🌐 • With Alex Koiter, Steffi LaZerte.

📝 Collaborative notes

Join us for 2 hours Tuesday January 10, 14:00 European Central (13:00 UTC) for Social Coworking + Office Hours

This month we’re focusing on the theme Working with new R users with community host Alex Koiter, who is a professor in Geography and is enthusiastic about introducing R to undergraduate students.

Come for the full 2 hrs or only as long as you need!


  • Annotate a script/qmd/Rmd to help a friend/colleague/student
  • Brainstorm ideas for supporting and encouraging new R users
  • Cowork independently on work related to R
    • Plan out that package you’ve always wanted to create
    • Work on packages that tend to be neglected
    • What ever you need to get done!


  • Meet community host, Alex Koiter, and discuss how to share the love of R with new R users!
  • Meet other R users and rOpenSci staff in Zoom
  • Get answers to your questions
    • Ask your hosts
    • Ask your fellow coworkers
    • Discuss your work, best practices, or get advice and resources
  • Answer other coworkers’ questions!

We host Social Coworking + Office Hours on the first Tuesday of each month, alternating among timezones to accommodate different parts of the world.

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