Published July 2, 2022 | Version v2
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Beginners Guide for R through Open Data Science Practices (Arabic)


This is an introduction to the hands-on workshop (in Arabic) about open science practices for novice learners!

The two days workshop provides scientists with the complete foundation to master coding in R and introduce you to best practices in open science and Reproducibility. The workshop was held on 2nd and 3rd of July 2022.

The course doesn’t require any prior knowledge of R and Open Sceince.

Learning outcomes:

  • Learn what an Integrated Developing Environment is.
  • Learn how to generate a reproducible code notebook with R Markdown.
  • Understand that R Markdown notebooks foster literate programming, reproducibility and open science.
  • Understand the basics of git and its usage in RStudio


  • Metagenomics-based Drug Discovery Lab (MBDD) in KSU-HS
  • Open Science Community Saudi Arabia 
  • ArabR 
  • Carpentries in MENA 
  • SSBCB 


Most of the English materials are derived from the Carpentries:



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