R4DS is an online community for learners and mentors who are working through the R for Data Science book. It's a space for data scientists seeking to learn about the R software.

They interact on a Slack group, where everyone interested is welcome to join for free. Once inside, you will be invited to participate in meetups and conferences with other R learners and mentors.

Besides, they have channels to ask your questions, share your wins, and find job opportunities.

Join to be part of a community where data scientists and students leverage peer learning opportunities. It's an excellent group to uplevel your R skills backed up by supportive peers. Additionally, you will meet people working in similar industries, having the chance of expanding your professional connections to advance your career.

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  • Membership: Free Community
  • Year Founded: 2017
  • Founders:

    Jessie Mostipak

  • Amount of members: 1,600
  • Online Group: Yes
  • Job board: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Method: Virtual


Join a community for R learners and mentors:
Be part of a supportive group of professionals and students looking to boost their skills together. You can leverage Slack spaces to ask your specific questions and study the R for Data Science book.

Attend meetings and conferences:
Inside the Slack community, there is a dedicated channel to share meetings and conferences. Members participate in exclusive events to discuss R software.

Join a book club:
Learn and stay accountable by participating in the book club. They study the R for Data Science book and share their learnings with the community.

Job opportunities:
Join the community to stay updated and discover available positions in your industry.


No requirements.


Learning Events

Inside the Slack community, you will find invitations to events dedicated to the R software. During these events, you will stay in touch with expert data scientists willing to share their knowledge to help you at work.

Besides, they also participate in hackathons and workshops to put hands-on work.

Networking Events

The community runs in Slack, where there are plenty of channels to ask your questions, chat with other members, learn together, and share your wins.

Inside the group, you will find 1600+ members who are also learning and improving their R skills. It's an excellent opportunity to expand your connections and meet new people working in similar fields.

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