Category Archives: Classes, Conferences & Webinars

2015 ICPSR Summer Program Scholarships

ICPSR is now accepting applications for fee-waiving scholarships to attend the 2015 ICPSR Summer Program. These scholarships are designed to assist graduate students or pre-tenure scholars who want to attend one of the Summer Programs two four-week session. “The selection … Continue reading

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ICPSR Summer Program Five-day Workshop (July 27-31, 2015)

The five-day workshop – Curating and Managing Research Data for Re-Use – is scheduled for July 27-31, 2015. “Instructors Louise Corti (UK Data Archive), Jared Lyle (ICPSR), and Veerle Van den Eynden (UK Data Archive) will discuss best practices and … Continue reading

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Webinar: Resources for Health Research from ICPSR, Feb. 26

ICPSR is offering a free webinar on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Resources for Health Research from ICPSR Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Time: 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. CST Register online for this webinar (space is limited) The webinar will provide information about the … Continue reading

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ICPSR Webinar 12/2: Summer Internships, Research Paper Competitions

As previous DISC News posts have highlighted, ICPSR is accepting applications for their summer internship program for undergraduates and submissions for four research paper competitions ($1000 first prize each): -RCMD Research Paper Competition -IFSS Research Paper Competition -The ICPSR Research Paper … Continue reading

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IRB @UW-Madison: Post-Project Procedures, 11/20 9am

The Educational and Social/Behavioral Science Institutional Review Board at UW-Madison offers a series of free sessions throughout the academic year on human subjects research and the IRB Process.  On Wednesday Nov. 20 at 9am, the ED/SBS IRB offers IRB 601: Post … Continue reading

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Online Headlines: Microbiome Meets Big Social Science

From the UW-Madison News: A September workshop sponsored by the Center for the Demography and Health and Aging and the Center for Demography and Ecology, sought to bring UW-Madison biologists and social scientists together to explore the microbial dimensions of human health. “Until … Continue reading

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Open Access, Open Data @ UW: Thu. 10/24

From the Research Data Services Group at UW-Madison Libraries: Date: Thursday, October 24, 2013 Location: DeLuca Forum, Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery, 330 N. Orchard Hours: 8:00 AM – 10:30 AM Sponsors: UW-Madison Libraries, Research Data Services Group Registration: https://uwmadison.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8wZ5LpYks9Hcqax Description: The libraries of the UW are committed … Continue reading

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Workshop, UW-Madison, Oct. 8: Tools for Research Data Management

Rebecca J. Holz Series in Research Data Management October 8, 2013, noon-1pm: Tools for Research Data Management Presenters: Jan Cheetham, DoIT Academic Technology; Barry Radler, UW-Madison Institute on Aging; Emily Utzerath, Madison Teaching and Learning Excellence; Cid Frietag, DoIT Academic … Continue reading

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Introduction to GIS Workshop – Friday, Sept 20th

Introduction to GIS Workshop – Friday, Sept 20th Science Hall – Room 380- 4pm to 6pm Instructors:  Jaime Stoltenberg, Map and GIS Data Librarian, Robinson Map Library Karen Tuerk, GIS Certificate Program Manager, Department of Geography Level:  Beginner Cost:  Free … Continue reading

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Webinar: ACS Data for Small Geographic Areas and Population Subgroups, July 10

ACS Data for Small Geographic Areas and Population Subgroups Date: Wednesday July 10, 2013 Time: Noon-1:00pm Central Register online for this webinar The American Community Survey (ACS) provides a continuous stream of updated information for states and local areas, and … Continue reading

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