Category Archives: Classes, Conferences & Webinars

News from the Roper Center

The classic version of the iPoll system was decommissioned in September. Visit https://ropercenter.cornell.edu/ipoll/ to check out the enhanced features of the new Roper iPoll. Roper’s data team prioritizes the processing of all COVID-19 surveys, often on a 24 to 48-hour … Continue reading

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Social Science Computing Cooperative Training Courses, Fall 2020

Social Science Computing Cooperative training courses for Fall 2020 is now available at  https://www.ssc.wisc.edu/sscc_jsp/training/. Below are courses offered in August, September and October. SSCC Orientation Introduction to R with RStudio Introduction to Stata Data Wrangling in R Data Wrangling In … Continue reading

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Blalock Lecture Series for the 2020 ICPSR Summer Program

Blalock Lectures are an integral part of the ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research. They are presented in the evening from 7:30 to 9 p.m. EDT. These lectures are all FREE to join and open to the … Continue reading

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Social Science Computing Cooperative Summer Training Goes Online

Social Science Computing Cooperative just announced its summer training courses. Please visit https://www.ssc.wisc.edu/sscc_jsp/training/ to register. Here are courses offered in June and July. • Introduction to R with RStudio • Data Wrangling in R • Introduction to Stata • Data … Continue reading

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NADDI 2019 Conference

The North American Data Documentation Initiative Conference (NADDI) 2019 will take place in Oattwa, Canada from April 24 to April 26. The Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) is an international standard for describing the data produced by surveys and other observational … Continue reading

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IPUMS International: An Introduction Webinar

IPUMS International: An Introduction is scheduled on Thursday, March 28 at 11 AM CST. It will provide an overview of the available datasets, topics, website features, and basics for accessing data and extracts in IPUMS International. Another webinar will be … Continue reading

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ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

ICPSR Summer Program offers a comprehensive curriculum in research design, statistics, data analysis, and methodology. It also provides a great opportunities for networking with participants representing about 30 different disciplines from more than 350 colleges around the world. Over 80 … Continue reading

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Roper Center Has a New Website

A new website went live at the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research. A Roper Roundtable webinar is scheduled on Wednesday, February 13 at 9 AM CST. It will review navigation, recent and forthcoming functionality on the new site. Registration … Continue reading

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Webinar: A Guided Tour of IPUMS USA

This webinar features decennial censuses from 1790 to 2010 and American Community Surveys (ACS) from 2000 to the present, explores website features for customizing data extracts, and shares some useful insider knowledge. It is scheduled on Thursday, January 31, 2019 … Continue reading

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An Overview of the 2019 ICPSR Summer Program

This webinar is scheduled on Monday, 2019 at 1 PM CST. ICPSR Summer Program staff will discuss this year’s courses, scholarship opportunities (including the expanded Diversity Initiative scholarships supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), registration, visitor information, and more. … Continue reading

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