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Call for Proposals - IMDB and LSIC-IMDB Data Pilot Projects

A call for proposal to the Longitudinal Immigration Database (IMDB) and the Extended Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada (LSIC-IMDB) /Data Pilot Projects has been released.

Nov 30, 2017

RDC News: December 2017

December hours, our annual holiday party, and the availability of a new data set.

Nov 30, 2017

RDC News: November 2017

November hours and availability of a new data set.

Oct 26, 2017

Call for CRESS Graduate Fellows applications for 2017-18

PhD students registered in programs in the Faculty of Social Sciences who have reached candidacy status are invited to join the first class of CRESS Graduate Fellows.

Oct 03, 2017

RDC News: October 2017

Thanksgiving closure, the CRDCN annual conference, and a new data set is available.

Sep 28, 2017

RDC News: September 2017

Directions to our new location, a request for proposals, new data sets, and wishing a happy retirement to Byron Spencer.

Aug 29, 2017

RDC News: Longitudinal Administrative Databank (LAD) available

The Longitudinal Administrative Databank is now available for download and can be accessed by researchers with approved projects.

Aug 29, 2017

RDC News: Request for Proposals, Employment Insurance Program Status Vector /Data Pilot Project

Statistics Canada, together with Employment and Social Development Canada, is conducting a pilot project.

Aug 22, 2017

Move into LR Wilson Hall Complete for CRESS and Affiliated Labs

New spaces offer higher security and easier collaboration

Aug 11, 2017

New data sets at the McMaster Research Data Centre

New data sets at the RDC: In the upcoming weeks we will be receiving new data sets and surveys at the McMaster Research Data Centre. New cycles of the Canadian Income Survey (CIS) are also available now.

Jul 28, 2017

RDC News: June 2017

Introducing on-demand Saturday hours, new data sets at the RDC and a Survey on Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces (SSMCAF).

Jun 01, 2017

RDC News: May 2017

On Demand Saturday Hours, The Fraser Mustard/Dan Offord Lectureship and the National Apprenticeship Survey.

May 01, 2017

RDC News: April 2017

Uniform Crime Reporting Survey and New data sets at RDC

Apr 01, 2017

RDC News:March 2017

Canadian Birth-Census Cohort (CanBCC), 1996 and 2006. New Data Sets at RDC.

Mar 01, 2017

RDC News: February 2017

The Canadian Census Health and Environment Cohort (CanCHEC) 2001 is now available

Feb 01, 2017

McMaster-based institutes receive nearly $10M from Canada Foundation for Innovation

CRDCN has been awarded $5.9M to allow its 1,500 researchers from across the country to advance their understanding of key research questions and inform critical areas of public policy. Hosted by McMaster University, the CRDCN is a partnership between a consortium of Canadian universities and Statistics Canada, including the Research Data Centre at McMaster.

Jan 09, 2017

RDC News: January 2017

Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CTADS) 2015

Jan 01, 2017

RDC News: December 2016

Holiday hours and information about the RDC Holiday Party. Job Opportunity: The 2014 Ontario Child Health Study team is looking to hire an analyst in early 2017.

Dec 01, 2016

Partnering for the Public Good

Professor Abigail Payne, PhD, Director of PEDAL delivered a MacTalk on Partnering for the Public Good. The talk was part of Big Ideas, Better Cities, a series of public events that took place between September 2015 and April 2016 aimed at connecting the University to the Hamilton community

Nov 23, 2016

RDC News: November 2016

CCHS 2014 Rapid Response on Tanning Equipment Use and Laser Beam Exposure

Nov 01, 2016

Building Healthy Communities

Jim Dunn, Chair of McMaster’s Department of Health, Aging & Society and Nick Kates, Chair and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences, co-led the Building Healthy Communities events which drew more than 800 faculty, staff, students and community members for a range of events. Building Healthy Communities was part of the Big Ideas, Better Cities, series of public events at McMaster.

Oct 31, 2016