The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research is looking for an FTE to coordinate its new research unit and provide research and administrative support to the executive director. Responsibilities include: assist with grant research, proposal preparation, and reporting; assist with the preparation of substantive reports, press releases, communications, and outreach; organize programs and conferences; liaison to faculty groups, university officials, and Center advisory board. Reports to executive director; available to assist senior staff with specific assignments.
Five students from the University of Connecticut have joined the Roper Center's new Research Team. Working with Center Executive Director Paul Herrnson(R), (L-R) Graduate student Fouad Bou Zeineddine and undergraduates Joshua Thomas, Emma Wager, Katie Cavanaugh and Brian Teidt will investigate an array of key issues in public opinion and produce a series of Issue Reports that will be presented by the students at different professional venues.
The 2014 Warren J. Mitofsky Award for Excellence in Public Opinion Research is an annual award of The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research. The award honors important work on public opinion and/or survey methodology that has been accomplished, published, or presented at a professional conference.
Introduction to Roper Center Services - Tour the various services available through the Center. Learn search strategies for using iPOLL and the Catalog of Dataset holdings as well as a variety of approaches to obtaining cross tabulations.
Using iPOLL - Explore the content and functionality of iPOLL. Learn the nuts and bolts of searching this database to generate results for real research questions. Bring your research questions!
Accessing Datasets at the Roper Center – Experience different methods of identify studies to run detailed data analysis and download datasets. Using SPSS and RoperExplorer, this interactive webinar will run through generating basic crosstabs.
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