R Weekly 2020-47 NHS-R, testthat utility belt, bayesian networks

Release Date: 2020-11-23

This week’s release was curated by Jon Calder, with help from the RWeekly team members and contributors.



COVID-19 Posts: A Public Dataset Containing 400+ COVID-19 Blog Posts

R in the Real World

R in Organizations


New Packages

📦 Go Live for More New Pkgs 📦


{cinaR} 0.1.0

  • {cinaR} 0.1.0: A Computational Pipeline for Bulk ‘ATAC-Seq’ Profiles

  • {driveR} 0.2.0: Prioritizing Cancer Driver Genes Using Genomics Data

GitHub or Bitbucket

  • {ggmacc} 0.1.0: R package repository for building marginal abatement cost curves with ggplot2.

Updated Packages

Videos and Podcasts

Shiny Apps

How California Uses Shiny in Production to Fight COVID-19


Bayesian networks and sports injuries with {bnlearn}

R Project Updates

Updates from R Core:

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