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Academic studies. Career exploration. Community involvement.

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)

For Researchers

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



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: 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