Benoit Dostie, Academic Director of the Quebec inter-University Centre for Social Statistics (QICSS), and Sébastien Sauvé, Vice-Dean of Research in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences of Université de Montréal, are pleased to announce the appointment of Carole Vincent as Executive Director of the QICSS. Carole Vincent holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Université Laval. She brings to her new role more than 20 years of experience conceiving and overseeing a vast array of research activities focusing on a variety of issues relating to economic and social policy.
The whole QICSS team wishes a happy retirement to its Executive Director, Jean Poirier. In office since the opening of the QICSS in 2001, Jean made a very substantial contribution to the development of our infrastructure and the promotion of research in social statistics in Quebec. Ever attentive to promote access to data for researchers and to ensure the transfer of knowledge from their research, he was a valued ally and collaborator for the entire community.
Jean, we wish you well on your retirement!
We are pleased to announce that SSHRC and CIHR have renewed their financial support to the Canadian Research Data Centre Network until 2021 by awarding a directed grant of $14.5M. Read the news release.
A data need has been identified by Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada in the area of aging. Statistics Canada is requesting the help of researchers toprovide details about specific data gaps related to aging. Please send the completed document before June 24 to Melanie Hoover [email protected] and Cindy Bennett [email protected].