R User Groups Continue to Grow

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by Joseph Rickert

R user groups seem to be sprouting all over. Since last September we have noticed ten new groups worldwide:

  • Auckland, New Zealand: Auckland-R-Users-Group (AKLRUG) had 33 people attend their March 8th meeting
  • Chang Mai Thailand: Chang Mai is the first R user group in Thailand
  • Durban, South Africa: The Durban R User Group is looking forward to holding its first meeting on April 10th
  • Luxembourg: LuxR has met 4 times since last November, twice discussing Kaggle competitions
  • Marburg, Germany: MaRburg Local User Group had it first meeting last November
  • Melbourne, Australia: MelbURN has already had 5 meetings since getting started last September
  • Perm, Russia: peRmR discussed high performance computing at their second meeting
  • Pittsburgh, PA: The Pittsburgh useR Group just announced itself to the world today (3/26)!
  • Santiago, Chile: Grupo de Usuarios de R en Chile had its first meeting on March 16th
  • Santa Barbara, CA: The Santa Barbara R Users Group will have its inagural meeting on April 4th!


We have 112 user groups listed on our directory. Please help us keep us up to date. If you see that your group is not listed, let us know!


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