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New Data Training Opportunities from the US Census Bureau – July 20, 2016

The US Census Bureau has created a “Summer Camp Webinar” series. The purpose of the series is to introduce data users to the resources available at the Census Bureau, and to provide real world examples of how Census Bureau data … Continue reading

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New Data Extractor Available from NCES – July 12, 2016

“Distance Learning Dataset Training,” (July 2016). Note: “The Distance Learning Dataset Training System, or DLDT, is an online, interactive tool that allows you to learn about NCES data across the education spectrum and evaluate it for suitability for particular research … Continue reading

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ICPSR China Census Data Webinar-May 16, 2016

On May 16, 2016 (1:00pm EST), ICPSR will hold a webinar on Chinese Census Data available at the UM China Data Center: “This workshop will give an introduction to some background of the census data of China, the primary differences … Continue reading

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ICPSR April 12 Webinar

On April 12, 2016 ICPSR will host a webinar entitled “Bringing Data into the Classroom with ICPSR.” The purpose of the webinar is to “demonstrate the data tools, content resources, and opportunities ICPSR has for exposing undergraduate students to data. … Continue reading

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New Data Archive Available at ICPSR

ICPSR announced the creation of the¬†Archive of Data on Disability to Enable Policy and research (ADDEP). “ADDEP will¬†bring together existing disability data resources already available at ICPSR with newly acquired data from rehabilitation medicine and related areas. The project will … Continue reading

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2016 ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

The ICPSR Summar Program will consist of two four-week courses that will take place in Ann Arbor, Michigan (June 20-July 15, 2016 and July 18-August 12, 2016). In addition, the Summer Program will also offer 35 3 to 5 day … Continue reading

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ICPSR Feb. 1 Webinar

ICPSR will present “Spatial Data Analysis with China Geo-Explorer” on Feb. 1 (1pm EST). “Presented by Shuming Bao, this webinar will cover: -Who will benefit from the CGE? -What data are unique in CGE -How to query data in CGE … Continue reading

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ICPSR Announces Funding Opportunity for 2016 Summer Program

ICPSR has recently made available the “Dr. Eugene Owen Scholarship for Research on the International Assessment of Student Achievement.” “The Owen Scholarship will be awarded to senior graduate students or outstanding pre-tenure scholars (less than five years since award of … Continue reading

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NSF/DoD/NIH Proposal Writing Workshops

The Grant Training Center (http://granttrainingcenter.com/) will be offering three proposal writing workshops at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on Feb. 22-24, 2016. Each session will run from 8:30am to 4:30pm, and the cost of the training is $375/per session. For more … Continue reading

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Orientation to the China Data Center at the University of Michigan Webinar

On December 3, 2015, the University of Michigan will host a webinar designed to provide an introduction to the new China Data Center. “A primary goal of the Center is the integration of historical, social and natural science data in … Continue reading

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