The Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS)

The Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) is a Statistics Canada survey that has collected direct physical measurements such as height, weight, blood pressure, and blood, urine and DNA samples in a mobile clinic since 2007. Each two-year cycle of the survey collects health information from a nationally representative sample population of about 5,700 Canadians between […]

Upcoming ICPSR Webinar: An Introduction to the Census Data of China – May 16th, 2016

ICPSR invites you to attend an upcoming webinar on how to access Chinese Census Data. In a collaboration with the All China Marketing Research Co. and the National Bureau of Statistics of China, the UM China Data Center has released a series of census data products and services since 2002, including 2000 and 2010 census […]

Upcoming ICPSR Webinar – Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study: Understanding the Data – May 10th, 2016

ICPSR invites you to attend an upcoming webinar on the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study. Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study: Understanding the Data About the Study: The PATH Study is a collaboration between the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Center for Tobacco […]

ACMLA Student Paper Award – EXTENDED Deadline April 27, 2016

The Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA) Awards Committee invites nominations for the ACMLA Honours Award. According to the guidelines for the award, the nominee should be a person who has made an outstanding contribution in the field of map librarianship. The contribution may either be for a specific activity or for general […]

Upcoming ICPSR Webinar: Bringing Data into the Classroom with ICPSR – April 12th, 2016

ICPSR is offering a webinar demonstrating the data tools, content resources, and opportunities ICPSR has for exposing undergraduate students to data. The ideas included will touch on topics from deviance to sampling and voting behavior to operationalization of variables. Bringing Data into the Classroom with ICPSR Date: April 12th, 2016 Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 […]

ACMLA Honours Award – Deadline April 15th, 2016

The Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA) Awards Committee invites nominations for the ACMLA Honours Award. According to the guidelines for the award, the nominee should be a person who has made an outstanding contribution in the field of map librarianship. The contribution may either be for a specific activity or for general […]

Cathy Moulder ACMLA Paper Award – Deadline April 15th, 2016

The Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA) Awards Committee invites ACMLA members to submit nominations for the Cathy Moulder ACMLA Paper Award. To be nominated for the Paper Award, which carries a $200.00 monetary prize, a feature article by one or more authors consisting of at least three pages in length, must have […]

The Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA) student paper award! Deadline Approaching: April 15th, 2016

REMINDER: The deadline for the Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA) annual student paper contest is fast approaching. Essays may deal with access to and information about geospatial data, cartography, cartographic materials, map information, map data, GIS data and geo-referenced information. The award includes $250.00, free membership in the Association for one year, […]

Forthcoming CRDCN webinars: gender, poverty and inequality – March 8th & 16th

The Canadian Research Data Centre Network (CRDCN) will be hosting two webinars in March: March 8th, 2016 – Exiting Poverty: Does gender matter? [English] Lori Curtis and Kathleen Rybczynski will examine the determinants of poverty duration among women and men in Canada (in English). Learn more here, and register for free here March 16th, 2016 […]

Upcoming Webinar on finding and sharing research data for analysis and teaching – March 1st, 2016

Two Subjects-One ICPSR Webinar! I) Finding usable research data for analysis and teaching II) Sharing research data This 90-minute webinar will provide a full orientation to ICPSR data services. The webinar will provide those new to and those familiar with ICPSR a primer on: finding usable research data for analysis and for teaching; finding training […]

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