The Program on Survey Research at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University is honored to be able to host a conference focusing on Internet-based survey research as part of the Eric C. Mindich Experimental Social Science Conference Series. The conference, held on February 28, 2014, aims to benchmark the current state of scientific knowledge in this emerging field and suggest future directions for research.
Keynote speaker Roger Tourangeau will discuss research on a variety of elements of visual design, and examine the impact of the prominence or...
The Joint Program on Survey Methodology hosts a Junior Fellows program which places students in a paid research assistantship in a Federal statistical agency in the Washington DC area, and provides weekly seminars on topics in survey methodology and careers in survey research. Examples of agencies include the Census Bureau, the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the Environmental Protection Agency, the National Center for Education Statistics, the National Center for Health Statistics, and others.
More program information and application materials can be found online at:
This fall PSR will offer several workshops targeted to undergraduate students using survey data in their honors theses.
These workshops are geared toward honors thesis authors in the social sciences who are using original survey data in their theses or who plan to conduct analyses of pre-existing data. The workshops will cover different steps of the survey research process, and suggest how to effectively address and discuss potential problems with survey data collection. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
• Nov. 9, 4-5:30p, CGIS K-354, Sponsor: Department of...
This two-hour workshop, led by PSR's Patrick Moynihan, will present an overview of the survey research process for undergraduate students approaching their senior thesis. This session will focus on some of the unique aspects of survey data, and will acquaint students with the resources within PSR as well as the university more broadly to accomplish a survey-based project.
The workshop will take place in CGIS-South, Room S-153, from 5-7 pm.
Contact Patrick Moynihan for more information (617-384-5663, email@example.com).
On April 17, 2009, the PSR hosted this year's Eric C. Mindich Conference on Experimental Social Science, which covered the topic of Survey Quality. Conference speakers included some of the foremost experts in survey methodology, as well as leading experts in survey quality from government and the media.
The conference was held from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. in the Tsai Auditorium, Center for Government and International Studies South, 1730 Cambridge St, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02138.