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Invitation for Expressions of Interest

The Roper Center is moving its archive of public opinion surveys to a new base of operations.

The Board of Directors of the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, the world's largest archive of public opinion polling data, invites inquiries from universities, non-profits and commercial enterprises interested in serving as its new partnering organization.

READ: Invitation for Expressions of Interest

WNPR & Roper Center

WNPR's Where We Live has kicked off a new, biweekly series in partnership with the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at UConn. The series, called Topline, aims to explore new topics using data pulled from the center's opinion polling archives.

This week, Roper Center Research Manager Kathleen Weldon appeared on the series second episode: Americans Love Local Business, But Do They Spend Accordingly? Click on the SoundCloud image to listen.

Kathleen Weldon on WNPR Topline Episode 2: American attitudes on local business

Read: Americans Love Local Business, But Do They Spend Accordingly?

Listen to Episode 1: Ebola's impact on public perceptions of local hospitals and health agencies.

2015 RARE Winners!

The Office of Undergraduate Research and The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 Roper Award for Research Experience (RARE).

Christopher Bruno - The Role of Demographics and Socioeconomics on Views of the Food System and Food Access
Erin Puglia - Throwing the Bums Out: Public Attitudes Toward Scandal-Plagued Incumbents

Read more about the 2015 RARE teams' research

Holiday Shopping in Hard Times

Holiday presents beautifully wrapped

The holiday season is in full swing, and for many Americans that means just one thing: shopping. But in a difficult economy, can the public afford its annual spending spree?

Read: Holiday Shopping in Hard Times

Crossposted on Huffington Post Pollster


New Webinars Available


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.

Read more about these webinars and register for a session at Webinars now located within User Support.

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