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By taking guidance from our research faculty’s interests and supporting their efforts, the Institute draws its dynamic strengths and directions from the evolving enterprise of contemporary social research and delivers seminars on​ ​research issues. Additionally, we​ offer​​ short courses/workshops led by our consulting staff skilled ​in specific methods and data program packages.

*Methodology Consultants are ​f​unded by the Graduate School at UMass-Amherst.



Spatial Analysis Methods

Friday, December 4, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Bartlett Hall, Room 107
The Institute for Social Science Research presents a showcase of research involving Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and spatial analysis methodologies from faculty and staff of the Five Colleges.

How to Prepare an ISSR or CRF Scholars Proposal

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
ISSR Lab - 107 Bartlett Hall
Led by Center for Research on Families (CRF) Affiliate Lisa Harvey and Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) Director Laurel Smith-Doerr, prospective applicants for the faculty Scholars Programs at CRF and ISSR will receive guidance on the application process, which program to apply to, and what reviewers will be looking for in competitive applications for the spring 2016 application deadline. Registration requested.