Wednesday, April 7, 2010. 4:00 pm Islam in Thailand Dr. Imtiyaz Yusuf Malaysia Chair of islam in Southeast Asia Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding Georgetown University; Program Director, Department of Religion, Graduate School of Philosophy and Religion, Assumption University, Bangkok, Thailand CGIS South, S153, 1730 Cambridge St., 1st Floor Co-sponsored with the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Islamic Studies Program,Read more about New Series! Islam in Asia
In February 2010, IQSS sponsored a workshop that compared several qualitative data analysis software programs. Alison Denton Jones, a graduate student in sociology, organized the event. The handouts from the workshop are now available. You can access them below.
The JPSM junior fellow program is a cooperative venture of the Interagency Council on Statistical Policy and the Joint Program in Survey Methodology. The Joint Program in Survey Methodology is funded primarily by the Interagency Council on Statistical Policy to provide graduate educational programs for the next generation of technical staff in the Federal Statistical System. Its graduate faculty devote their teaching careers to teaching the multidisciplinary tools … Read more about JPSM Junior Fellowship Program
For the past 27 years, the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) Program and its predecessor, the Presidential Management Intern (PMI) Program, have been attracting outstanding masters, law, and doctoral-level students to the Federal service. The PMF Program seeks candidates who display excellent communication, interpersonal, planning and analytical skills, decision-making ability, and the potential to perform in leadership positions. Read more about US Census Bureau: Presidential Management Fellows Program
TESS is an NSF-funded infrastructure project called Time-sharing Experiments for the Social Sciences (TESS) that offers researchers opportunities to test their experimental ideas on large, diverse, randomly-selected subject populations. Submit proposals on the website.
External Link: On October 7, the New York and New Jersey chapters of AAPOR co-sponsored a panel discussion on state polling for the 2008 presidential election. The panel included Christopher Achen, Associate Chair of the Department of Politics at Princeton University; Larry Hugick, Chairman of Princeton Survey Research Associates International; Andrew Gelman from the Departments of Statistics and Political Science at Columbia University; and Joe Lenski, Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of Edison Media Research.
Pre-election polls are one of the most visible types of surveys in the news, at least around election time. Interested in better understanding the political polls this year? Here are some on-line resources to help guide you through sorting through the good and the bad. Read more about Evaluating Pre-Election Polls