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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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New link to International Financial Statistics – September 24, 2015

A new link to the International Financial Statistics database at the International Monetary Fund can be found in the “Shortcut to Selected Data Sources” pick list on the DISC homepage. Please note that you will need to register for an … Continue reading

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Roper Center for Public Opinion Research Moving to Cornell University

The Board of Directors for the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research has announced that the Center will be moving from the University of Connecticut to Cornell University. The move will occur on November 7, 2015. For more information about … Continue reading

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University of Wisconsin Research Data Center Inaugural Workshop – Sept. 21, 2015

The purpose of this workshop is to highlight “new opportunities this facility provides to the campus social sciences, business, law, and public health communities.” The workshop will be held at Union South on Sept. 21, 2015 (1pm-5:30pm). Please note that … Continue reading

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National Establishment Time-Series (NETS) Database

The National Establishment Time-Series (NETS) Database provides information on mobility patterns, employment and sales growth performance, job creation and destruction, business startups and failures, changes in primary markets, corporate affiliations, and much more for over thirty two million establishments in … Continue reading

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ICSPR Data Training Webinar – May 27, 2015

ICSPR is presenting a data training webinar entitled “Early Head Start Family and Experiences Survey (Baby FACES) 2009 Data Training.” The webinar is scheduled for 1:30pm EDT on May 27, 2015.  To register for the webinar, and for more information … Continue reading

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Russell Sage Foundation Call for Papers

The Russell Sage Foundation has issued a request for submission of article for a special issue of the Journal of the Social Sciences. The theme of the issue is “Wealth Inequality: Sources, Consequences, and Responses.” Authors interested in contributing to … Continue reading

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