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Thoughts from the 2019 QICSS Summer School - Ethical and legal issues of sharing and disseminating data in the social sciences

In the summer of 2019, the QICSS jointly organized with the Bibliothèques de l’Université de Montréal and the Bibliothèque de l'Université Laval, a Summer School on Enjeux éthiques et juridiques du partage et de la diffusion des données aux fins de la recherche. Thoughts from the the speakers' presentations and the discussions that followed are available by clicking here

February 15, 2021, 11:37 AM

Webinar - The Challenges of Immigrant Labour Market Integration

The Association des économistes québécois - Montreal Chapter, in collaboration with the Société canadienne de science économique (SCSE) and CIRANO, invites you to a webinar on the integration of newcomers to the Quebec labour market on February 3, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:15 pm.

Free for all, but registration is mandatory. For more information, click here.

January 25, 2021, 12:13 PM

Réaliser une analyse fondée sur le genre grâce à des données ne contenant pas de mesure du genre

L'axe Inégalités sociales de santé et équité (ISSE) du Réseau de recherche en santé des populations du Québec vous invite à participer au webinaire " Réaliser une analyse fondée sur le genre grâce à des données ne contenant pas de mesure du genre : Une innovation pour les utilisateurs des données de l’Enquête sur la santé dans les collectivités canadiennes " qui se tiendra le 9 septembre 2020, de 12h à 13h. La présentation visera à partager de récents travaux sur le développement et la validation d’un nouvel indice composite de genre grâce aux données de l’Enquête sur la santé dans les collectivités canadiennes (ESCC). Pour plus d'information et pour vous inscrire, cliquez ici.

 

September 1, 2020, 11:20 AM

COVID-19 webinar series

CRDCN is proud to present a series of panel discussions related to COVID-19. This webinar series will engage CRDCN researchers, Statistics Canada subject matter experts and government policy-makers to:

  • Identify emerging questions for COVID-19 related research and corresponding data needs
  • Inform policy-making and program decisions in the immediate and mid-term
  • Facilitate collaborative research and data development to inform Canada's COVID-19 response

Register for any upcoming sessions below or review those you missed. Following the introductory session on May 14th, four additional webinars will focus on one of our strategic research areas. 

Click here to view summaries and videos
 


 

May 14 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.  RESEARCH FOR POLICY - RESPONDING TO COVID-19

June 7, 2020, 03:31 PM

Statistics Canada Research Data Centre (RDC) Alternatives: Conducting Research During COVID-19

This webinar will be of particular interest to graduate students and faculty - please share widely within your institutions!

Recent physical distancing protocols pertaining to the COVID-19 Pandemic have meant that RDC researchers need to find alternative ways of carrying out their research. This webinar will be of interest to graduate students, librarians, faculty and researchers. The Real Time Remote Access (RTRA) program offers one alternative way to access confidential Statistics Canada data. Other options include using the Statistics Canada public use files and analyzing data from other sources.

May 11, 2020, 09:59 AM

Sampling Weight Workshop - Centre on Population Dynamics

The Centre on Population Dynamics invites you to a hands-on workshop with Statistics Canada staff on Sampling Weight. This workshop covering topics such as sampling frames, consideration about sampling designs, design and sampling weights, weights and subsamples. The workshop held on February 20th, 2020, from 1:30 to 5pm, in room A-Data visualization studio. As there is limited space, please book early by following this link.

January 24, 2020, 11:22 AM

Summer Institute in Computational Social Science - Montréal

The first edition of the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science (SICSS) will be held in Montréal from 14-26 June 2020. The purpose of the Summer Institute in Montréal is to bring together graduate students (strongly quantitative), postdoctoral researchers, and junior faculty interested in computational social science. The Summer Institute is for both social scientists (broadly conceived) and data scientists (broadly conceived). The deadline for applications is March 10, 2020. For more information, click here.

January 21, 2020, 10:55 AM

Reproductibilité en sciences sociales : contexte, préoccupations et mesures concrètes

 Le CIQSS vous invite à un atelier sur la reproductibilité en sciences sociales par Lars Vilhuber, les 1er et 2 octobre 2019, au CIQSS de l'Université de Montréal. Cet atelier abordera la question des dispositions qui sont mises en œuvre dans le domaine des sciences sociales pour améliorer la reproductibilité. La seconde partie de l'atelier offrira un exercice pratique aux participants sur la manière de mettre en place, de développer et de « publier » un projet de recherche reproductible. L'atelier est gratuit, mais l'inscription est obligatoire. Hâtez vous, les places sont limitées !

 

August 8, 2019, 10:39 AM

Congratulations to the winners of the CRDCN National Policy Challenge

Congratulations to Rafael Silva Ramirez and Dominic Gagnon, researchers at the QICSS of the Université de Montréal, who won the second and third prize respectively at the CRDCN National Policy Challenge.The member jury was impressed by the high quality of their presentations on the disability-adjusted life expectancy of Aboriginal Canadians.

June 14, 2019, 08:12 AM