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We aim to enrich undergraduate education in the Faculty of Social Sciences through fostering unique approaches to learning within the classroom and more actively engaging students in the community, as well as promoting strong relationships between academic studies, career exploration and community involvement.

Centre for Research in Empirical Social Sciences (CRESS)

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For Researchers

Resources for faculty & research staff


Information about research infrastructure, training opportunities & other resources for researchers and their teams.

For Students

For Students

Research & training opportunities


Information for undergraduate & graduate students interested in empirical social science research

Labs

Labs

Affiliated labs & research infrastructure


CRESS-affiliated labs support qualitative and quantitative social science research with leading edge facilities & infrastructure.

News & Events

News & Events

Recent updates from CRESS & affiliated labs


The latest newsletters, announcements, upcoming events, and other opportunities from CRESS & affiliated labs.

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