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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

New Executive Director for QICSS

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.

June 10, 2019, 02:34 PM

Des chercheurs du CIQSS en commission parlementaire sur les maternelles 4 ans

Des chercheurs du CIQSS ont présenté plus tôt cette semaine des mémoires dans le cadre de la commission parlementaire sur le projet de loi n°5 modifiant la Loi sur l’instruction publique et d’autres dispositions à l’égard des services de l’éducation préscolaire destinés aux élèves âgés de 4 ans.

Sylvana Côté, École de santé publique de l'Université de Montréal

Offre d'emploi - professionnel en statistiques sociales, CIRST

L'Équipe de recherche Transitions, affiliée au Centre Interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technologie (CIRST), est à la recherche d'un professionnel de recherche pour exercer des activités de préparation de données et d’analyse de données dans le cadre de projets de recherche portant sur les parcours scolaires dans l’enseignement supérieur. La personne embauchée travaillera dans les locaux du CIRST, situé à l’Université du Québec à Montréal.

New datasets available at QICSS

  • Education and Labour Market Longitudinal Platform (ELMLP) - data updates
  • Longitudinal Administrative Databank (LAD) - Kids files - revised data
  • National Cannabis Survey (NCS) - 2019 Wave 1
  • National Cannabis Survey (NCS) - 2018 Wave 4 - revised data
  • Intergenerational Income Database (IID) - data updates

Happy retirement Jean !

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! 

May 16, 2019, 10:33 AM

Postdoctoral Funding Opportunity - McConnell-Université de Montréal Chair in Knowledge Mobilization

The “Chaire McConnell-Université de Montréal en Mobilisation des Connaissances” (McConnell-Université de
Montréal Chair in Knowledge Mobilization) is offering a two-year, full-time postdoctoral fellowship.  Please send applications with subject line “Postdoctorat Chaire McConnell-UdeM” to [email protected].

All interested candidates should submit their application by May 24, 2019

For more information, click here.

New datasets available at QICSS

  • The General Social Survey - Victimization (GSS) - C28 - North - Supplemental Geographic File
  • The Survey of Household Spending (SHS) - 2017
  • The Canadian Armed Forces Members and Veterans Mental Health Follow-up Survey (CAFVMHS) - 2018
  • The Canadian Cancer Registry (CCR) 1992-2016 – IARC and SEER