Is Polling Good for Democracy?
Jan. 26, 2023

Public opinion polling is the ultimate democratic process; it gives every person an equal voice in letting elected leaders know what they need and want. But in the eyes of the public, polls today are tarnished. Recent election forecasts have routinely missed the mark and media coverage of polls has focused solely on their ability to predict…

Unpacking Trust in Government, AAPOR May 2022
Sept. 7, 2022

Surveys have indicated for decades that Americans’ trust in all levels of government has been declining. Since 1960, Americans’ trust in the federal government to handle domestic problems has fallen from roughly 75% to about 20% (Pew Research Center, 2021). However, the questions used to poll Americans’ trust in government have focused…

Introduction to Volunteer Science
Dec. 6, 2021
Volunteer Science is a full-service online behavioral lab. On December 9th from 12pm-1pm ET, we will hold a virtual meet and greet event where we will demonstrate the platform, discuss upcoming workshops and trainings, and answer any of your questions.
What a Difference a Noun Makes: The Impact of Re-wording Questions about Democracy and Its Alternatives
Nov. 3, 2021
WAPOR 74th Annual Converence presentation on the Impact of Re-wording Questions about Democracy and Its Alternatives.
Short Course on Survey Weighting
Oct. 13, 2021

1:30 PM Eastern Time
Presented by Richard Valliant

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Please join Rick Valliant on Oct. 13 from 1:30 pm-5 pm for an Introduction to Survey Weighting. 

New grad student grants for primary data collection (CAPI/CATI) - due Sep. 30
Sept. 10, 2021
Applications due: September 30, 2021 Eligibility: All graduate students conducting primary data collection for research purposes. The strongest candidates will pursue research that can have cultural, environmental, social, or policy impact, and/or research that takes an innovative approach to data collection.
Qualtrics Live Training Webinars
March 25, 2021
Qualtrics is offering trainings that focus on Survey design, Survey launch, Data analysis, Reporting and more.
CITP Seminar: Combining Social Media and Survey Methods for Health and Migration Research
March 2, 2021

DATE & TIME: Mar 02 2021 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

SPEAKER: Emilio Zagheni

Join the webinar here.

This talk discusses recent developments in the use of social media platforms as a source of data, and…

Large-Scale Infrastructure for Social Data Science
Jan. 27, 2021
The information available in social science data sets is critical to understanding and addressing the world’s most pressing challenges.