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Published in rOpenSci - open tools for open science
Authors Ezekiel Adebayo Ogundepo, Sehrish Kanwal, Andrea Gomez Vargas, Liz Hare, Francesca Belem Lopes Palmeira, Yi-Chin Sunny Tseng, Mirna Vazquez Rosas Landa, Erika Siregar, Jacqui Levy, Yanina Bellini Saibene

The rOpenSci Champions Program starts this 2024 with a new cohort of Champions. We are pleased to introduce you to our Champions and their projects!Ezekiel Adebayo Ogundepo Hello, I’m Ezekiel, a data science professional deeply fascinated by the intersection of mathematics, statistics, and real-world challenges.

Published in rOpenSci - open tools for open science
Authors Yanina Bellini Saibene, Mark Padgham, Kara Woo

The rOpenSci community is supported by our Code of Conduct with a clear description of unacceptable behaviors,instructions on how to make a report, and information on how reports are handled. We, the Code of Conduct Committee,are responsible for receiving, investigating, deciding, enforcing and reporting on all reports of potentialviolations of our Code.

Authors Yanina Bellini Saibene, Elio Campitelli, Marcos Prunello, Pao Corrales

Las personas campeonas de una comunidad son personas que asumen una mayor responsabilidad en el éxito, la sostenibilidad y/o el funcionamiento de una comunidad . 1 rOpenSci desarrolla un programa de campeones y campeonas enfocado y pensado para que participen personas que pertenecen a grupos histórica y sistemáticamente excluidos de las comunidades de software abierto y de software de investigación.

Published in rOpenSci - open tools for open science
Author Bilikisu Wunmi Olatunji

Being a part of the rOpenSci Champion’s program has been a transformative experience, pushing me to explore the world of R package development and contribute to the world of open science. While my initial project proposal took a different route, the unexpected journey led me to create a valuable tool that I am proud to call my own – an R package ChartkickR.

It was 2015, a Political Science master’s student had to process data to hand in his thesis and decided to take the opportunity to learn how to use R. To the long and winding road of the academic requirement was added an extra degree of difficulty: incorporating programming software from scratch, with a somewhat steep learning curve.

Published in rOpenSci - open tools for open science
Authors Apoorv Anand, Bruna Wundervald, Eunseop Kim, Emi Tanaka, François Michonneau, Francisco Cardozo, Erle Holgersen, Marie Vendettuoli, Jonathan Keane, Yanina Bellini Saibene

One important aspect of rOpenSci’s mission is to build capacity and promote passionate community members who help the open science and open source software community grow and improve. The rOpenSci Champions Program is a unique opportunity for us to identify, recognize, and reward such individuals and support them in their work to improve their communities and the wider ecosystem.

Published in rOpenSci - open tools for open science
Author The rOpenSci Team

rOpenSci is a nonprofit organization that is funded entirely by grants and donations. These contributions enable us to keep our projects and infrastructure active and accessible to the community. Our projects are dedicated to establishing and upholding both technical and social infrastructure that supports open and reproducible science for all our members.

Published in rOpenSci - open tools for open science
Authors Alejandra Bellini, Yanina Bellini Saibene

The R-Universe is used by professionals from different fields, although they all pursue the same objective: to offer their R packages in a simple and accessible way . At rOpenSci we work to provide tools that facilitate access to data and research software generated with good software development practices and in a friendly community.

Authors Alejandra Bellini, Yanina Bellini Saibene

El Universo R es utilizado por profesionales de distintos ámbitos, aunque todos persiguen el mismo objetivo: ofrecer sus paquetes de R de manera simple y accesible . Desde rOpenSci trabajamos para ofrecer herramientas que faciliten el acceso a datos y software de investigación generado con buenas prácticas de desarrollo de software y en una comunidad amigable.

Maintaining a package can be a lonesome activity, which sometimes poses a problem if you prefer team work or if you encounter a very thorny-for-you problem.Beside belonging to a supportive community of maintainers (like rOpenSci 😉), for collaborative help and commiseration you can try to build a community of contributors around your package!In this post, we’ll explore one tool helping you towards that goal: “help wanted” issues, with which your