2016-10-21

Why Are All the Black Kids Still Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Reasons for Campus Dialogue

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum, President Emerita, Spelman College


Monday, October 24, 2016
4:00-6:00 PM
Rogel Ballroom Michigan Union  Map




For more information: 
https://lsa.umich.edu/ncid/news-events/all-events.detail.html/33527-4754854.html

Please RSVP: https://ncid-team.formstack.com/forms/beverly_tatum
Sponsored by the National Center for Institutional Diversity; Program on Intergroup Relations; Difficult Dialogues National Resource Center; Office of the Vice Provost for Equity, Inclusion and Academic Affairs; Office of the President

2016-10-19

Russell Sage Special Initiative on Computational Social Science

RFP: Special Initiative on Computational Social Science Support for innovative social science research that identifies new data and methods to address questions in the foundation’s priority areas.

The Russell Sage Foundation’s initiative on Computational Social Science (CSS) supports innovative social science research that brings new data and methods to bear on questions of interest in its core programs in Behavioral EconomicsFuture of WorkRace, Ethnicity and Immigration, and Social Inequality. Limited consideration will be given to questions that pertain to core methodologies, such as causal inference and innovations in data collection. Examples of research (some recently funded by RSF) that are of interest include, but are not restricted to, the following:

  • Linked Administrative Data
  • Private Administrative Data
  • Machine-Learning
  • Online Surveys and Experiments
  • Text Analysis
  • Social Media



Amount: Up to $150,000 over two years
Deadline November 30, 2016, 2 p.m. EST
Focus Area: Focus on innovative social science research in Behavioral Economics; Future of Work; Race, Ethnicity and Immigration; and Social Inequality, with an emphasis on new or underused data sets.
Application: Letter of Inquiry (4 pages maximum, excluding references) online; invited full proposals due February 27, 2017, 2 p.m. EST; funding decision in June 2017
IDC Rate:  15 percent for grants of more than $35,000
Number of Awards: Not specified, but the foundation typically funds 15-20 out of approximately 200 submitted LOIs

2016-10-18

DSDR to Exhibit at the APHA Annual Meeting in Denver


DSDR will exhibit during the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver on October 30-November 2, 2016.

Stop by to talk with DSDR staff in booth #630 of the exhibit hall about recent and upcoming data releases.

The exhibit hall will be open:

Sunday, October 30:  1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Monday, October 31:  9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday, November 1:  9:30 am – 5:30 pm
Wednesday, November 2:  8:30 am - 12:30 pm


2016-10-17

New Releases through 2016-10-16

Below is a list of new data collection additions to the ICPSR data archive along with a list of released data collections that have been updated:

New Additions

Updates


2016-10-10

New Releases through 2016-10-09

Below is a list of new data collection additions to the ICPSR data archive along with a list of released data collections that have been updated:

New Additions

2016-10-03

New Releases through 2016-10-02

Below is a list of new data collection additions to the ICPSR data archive along with a list of released data collections that have been updated:

New Additions

Updates