Thursday, March 7, 2024 - 10:26

The next R Café gathering will take place on Friday, March 15 from 12-1pm Online. Please RSVP to let us know you'll be joining us and how much coffee and how many cookies to bring.

This month's agenda:

  • Troubleshooting. Bring your questions! (30 minutes)
  • Presentation- TBD (30 minutes)

Curious about R and would like to learn more? Have you started learning R and would like to meet other R users at UMass Chan? You're invited to the UMass Chan R Café! During these gatherings, there will be presentations on specific R libraries, tools, and concepts and time to work on your own projects and ask questions of the group. No prior experience with R required.

To follow along with the demonstration, you will need to download R and RStudio prior to the gathering. We recommend following Library Carpentry’s instructions for downloading R and RStudio, If you are using an UMass Chan computer, you will need to contact IT for administrative permissions to download RStudio. However, downloading R and RStudio prior to the gathering is entirely optional.

If you have any questions, please contact the R Café co-hosts, Ben Gerber ( and Tess Grynoch (

laptop with R Café logo, next to a mug of coffee, a four-leaf clover, and crocuses blooming in snow with a background of blooming flowers with text: R Café March. S1-123, Medical School Building. March 15 at 12 to 1pm