A few places are still available in several courses, introductory level or advanced, offered as part of the summer schools organized by Western University and QICSS. An excellent opportunity to discover statistical analysis or to improve your skills!
Western University and the Quebec Interuniversity Centre for Social Statistics (QICSS) both offers summer schools this year, including introductory and advanced courses. All details and registration available on the UWO and QICSS websites.
Statistics Canada has just announced the launch of its blog which will “pull back the curtain to explain some of the agency’s inner workings, and show the links between quality statistics and the lives of Canadians.” You can read it here.
The Population Change and Lifecourse Strategic Knowledge Cluster is requesting proposals to fulfill several key initiatives in data development, training and knowledge transfer. Proposals are to be sent to the PCLC Executive Committee c/o Ravanera@uwo.ca by October 15.
On September 19, Michel C. Auger interviewed Céline Le Bourdais, Canada Research Chair on Social Statistics and Family Change and director of the McGill branch of the QICSS, regarding most recent census data on Canadian families. You can listen to the interview (in French) here at the 11:40 mark.
This fund has been created in memory of Professor Paul Bernard to encourage a dialogue between researchers and society about justice and inequality, development and solidarity and other social issues that absorbed him throughout his life.
Our congratulations to Raymond Currie, outgoing Executive Director of the CRDCN, who received the Lise Manchester Award “for his leadership role and vision in bringing the network to a high level of excellence in the promotion and use of a broad range of microdata for research work that has influenced the formation of social and health policies in Canada.” Find out more...