Release Date: 2020-03-16
This week’s release was curated by Maëlle Salmon, with help from the R Weekly team members and contributors.
March 2020 ISC call for proposals
“The March 2020 ISC Call for Proposals is now open. Once again, we are looking for ambitious projects that will contribute to the infrastructure of the R ecosystem and benefit large sections of the R community. Our goal is to stimulate creativity and help you turn good ideas into tangible benefits. “ The deadline for submitting a proposal is midnight, April 2, 2020.
R in the Real World
Modeling COVID-19 Spread vs Healthcare Capacity Disclaimer: This simulation is for research and educational purposes only and is not intended to be a tool for decision-making. There are many uncertainties and debates about the details of COVID-19 infection and transmission and there are many limitations to this simple model.
R in Organizations
- A hackathon-in-a-box / “cookbook” to help build an R package with custom RMarkdown themes and ggplot2 themes & palettes.
R in Academia
GitHub or Bitbucket
Videos and Podcasts
Upcoming Events in 3 Months
Events in 3 Months:
March 18, 2020, 9AM PDT rOpenSci Community Call: Maintaining an R package (online)
Call for Participation
Quotes of the Week
In light of developments surrounding the global spread of the COVID-19 virus we have decided to postpone the #uRos2020 conference to 2-4 December. Tutorial sessions and UNCONFuRos will take place on 30 November-1 December. More information via https://t.co/d9ARy9yq9y. #rstats— uRos (@uRosconf) March 9, 2020
Submissions to JOSS are suspended for 30 days to provide relief to authors, editors, and reviewers dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. We plan periodic updates here on our submission status as we reassess the situation. Thanks for your understanding ❤️#JOSS_theOJ pic.twitter.com/VsOrMYr7C1— JOSS (@JOSS_TheOJ) March 13, 2020