Category Archives: Classes, Conferences & Webinars

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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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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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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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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