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October 29, 2015

DATES AND TIME: January 6 – 8, 2016, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
LOCATION: University of California, Los Angeles 

October 23, 2015

Tue, Oct 27, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM PDT


This session centers around a qualitative study that examined public opinion about 23andMe, a direct-to-consumer genetic testing company. We will touch on general research issues such as the non-invasive and obtrusive nature of social media research, but will primarily focus on the technical aspects of using NCapture to systematically gather a stratified, random sample of tweets for subsequent qualitative analysis through coding.

October 14, 2015

The following Fall Quarter workshops are sponsored by IRiSS (Institute for Research in the Social Sciences) and the Stanford Laboratory for Social Research.  "Lunch & Learn is a set of informational workshops for graduate students (and others) to learn or bursh up on research tools commonly used for social sicence research at Stanford." 

Location: McClatchy Hall (Bldg 120), Room 101B (Mendenhall B). 

Time:  Noon to 1:30 p.m. Students with 1:15 classes my leave early

This is a brown bag seminar.  Please bring your own luch and no RSVP is required.

June 4, 2015

Are you a researcher employing both qualitative and quantitative methods to investigate topics with both breadth and depth? Do you have open-ended survey responses you need to analyze? Then please join us for the upcoming complimentary NVivo Brown Bag Webinar: Mixed Methods Research Analyzing Survey Data with NVivo 10 for Windows.

May 28, 2015

There is still time to apply for the free ICPSR Summer Program workshop “Digging into the NSECE:  Exploiting the Potential of the Household and Provider Data Files from the National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE)". The application deadline has been extended to June 3, 2015 at 12 PM EDT.

DATES AND TIME: July 20-23, 2015, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

LOCATION: Ann Arbor, Michigan

INSTRUCTORS: Rupa Datta, NORC - University of Chicago

May 26, 2015

New ACS Website Coming Soon

The U.S. Census Bureau plans to launch a newly designed website for the American Community Survey (ACS) on June 23.

May 20, 2015

Much data, particularly from non-academic sources, comes in a PDF format that cannot immediately be edited and analyzed. The easiest way to get a data table from a PDF document into the statistics package of your dreams is to make the PDF document machine-readable, turn the PDF file into an Excel sheet, and then import the data from Excel into your statistics program.

May 19, 2015

Below is a list of new data collection additions to the ICPSR data archive along with a list of released data collections that have been updated:


New Releases:



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