R-users & Community: give us your feedback on a R Certification to teach & verify skilled R Professionals

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In the past few years, we have seen an increase in the demand for R – both from employers looking for skilled R-users and professionals looking to further improve their…

Fall 2018: ISC Call for Proposals

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by Joseph Rickert The second and final ISC Call for Proposals for 2018 is now open. We are looking for ambitious projects that will contribute to the infrastructure of the…

On conduct and diversity in the R Community

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An explicit goal of the R Consortium is to help create a welcoming space for everyone, no matter their race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, socio-economic status, nationality, citizenship,…

Announcing the R Consortium ISC Funded Project grant recipients for Spring 2018

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The R Consortium supports the R Community through investments in sustainable infrastructure, community programs and collaborative projects. Through the The Funded Project Program, now in it's fourth year, the R…

Wanted: Your input on the next generation of R-Hub

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R-Hub, which was originally conceived as a useful tool for R package developers to build and test R packages on a variety of platforms, was the first project funded by the R…

R Consortium welcomes R-Ladies as a top level project

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In 2016, R-Ladies started their effort for a global expansion, with the help from the R-Consortium. Back then there were only 4 active chapters (San Francisco, Taipei, Twin Cities  and…

Announcing the second round of ISC Funded Projects for 2017

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The R Consortium ISC is pleased to announce that the projects listed below were funded under the 2017 edition of the ISC Funded Projects program. This program, which provides financial…

R Consortium Call For Proposals: February 2018

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by Joseph Rickert The first ISC Call for Proposals for 2018 is now open. We are looking for ambitious projects that will contribute to the infrastructure of the R ecosystem…

The 2018 R Consortium R User Group Support Program is Underway.

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In just one year, the R Consortium through the R User Group Support program sponsored 76 R user groups and 3 small conferences with cash grants totaling just under $30,000.…

2018 R Consortium Silver member representatives for Board and ISC

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Per the R Consortium ByLaws and ISC Charter, the Silver Member class is entitled to elect individuals representative of the Silver Member class for a term starting January 1, 2018…

R Consortium Call for Proposals: Summer 2017

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by Joseph Rickert and Hadley Wickham The second and final ISC Call for Proposals for 2017 is now open. In this round, with the intention of spreading the available funds…

Take the R Consortium’s Survey on R!

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by Joseph Rickert and Hadley Wickham Help us keep the conversation going: Take the R Consortium's Survey. Let us know: What are you thinking? What do you make of the…

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Joins R Consortium to Encourage Development, Maintenance and Distribution of R Software

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Grant is a part of the Moore Foundation’s Data-Driven Discovery Initiative to support data scientists SAN FRANCISCO – – The R Consortium, an open source foundation supporting the R user…

Introducing RC RUGS: R Consortium R User Group Support Program

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The R Consortium is very happy to announce RC RUGS, the R Consortium R User Group Support Program. We believe that user groups are a great strength of the R…

IBM Invests in R Programming Language for Data Science; Joins R Consortium

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Signals commitment to open source to help improve data analysis and address growing demands of big data SAN FRANCISCO (Spark Summit) June 6, 2016 – The R Consortium, an open…

R Consortium Funds Technical Initiatives, Community Events and Training to Support R User Community

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 R Consortium awards seven grant recipients and forms two working groups to advance R programming language SAN FRANCISCO – March 23, 2016 – The R Consortium, an open source foundation…

R Consortium Awards First Grant to Help Advance Popular Programming Language for Unlocking Value from Data

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SAN FRANCISCO and BOSTON (EARL Conference), November 2, 2015 – The R Consortium, a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project and open source foundation to support the R user community, today announced…

Linux Foundation Announces R Consortium to Support Millions of Users Around the World

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Data scientists from industry and academic research will work together to advance world’s most popular language for analytics and data science and support the rapid growth of the R user…