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Quantitative Research Consulting Center (QRCC), Spring Office Hours

The Quantitative Research Consulting Center (QRCC) (https://www.gc.cuny.edu/About-the-GC/Provost-s-Office/QRCC/index) provides students, post-docs, and faculty greater resources for statistical support in quantitative and empirical research. The QRCC provides support for researchers at any stage of research in four main areas: (1) project/research planning, (2) statistical data analysis, (3) statistical software programming, and (4) writing.

The QRCC center is located in 3204.04 and has new appointment slots for the spring semester:

Mondays (with Kalina) – 12:00PM or 1:00PM

Fridays (with Deepali) – 12:00PM, 1:00PM, 2:00PM, or 3:30PM

Additionally, you can stop by the open office hours between 2PM-3PM on Mondays.

You can view our calendar at https://goo.gl/PGVpZD [goo.gl] to look for available time slots. If a time is available on the calendar, nothing is listed for that slot. In order to make an appointment, please email us at QRCC@gc.cuny.edu.

Looking forward to seeing in the spring semester!

QRCC team

Dec 4 | QRCC Factor analysis working group (mini-workshop)

Date: Tuesday 4 December 2018
Time: 2:30PM-4:30PM
Location: C197

The factor analysis working group (mini-workshop) session is an chance to come together to discuss and address statistics questions around a specific topic. First, a brief overview of the topic will be presented by the statistical consultant(s), which will be followed by whole-group questions. Participants will be expected to bring their work with them (e.g., proposal narrative, research questions, brainstorming notes, laptops with software and data) in order to work through the data-related problem. The working group sessions are intended to be participant-centered and participant led. Individual support will be provided and key takeaways will be discussed at the end of the meeting. (more…)

Nov 15 | Writing for the Public: An Op-Ed Workshop

Writing for the Public: An Op-Ed Workshop

When: Thursday, November 15, 3-4:30pm
Where: The Graduate Center, CUNY, Room 9206

No matter what your field of research, you have expertise that is valuable to public discourse. But how do you connect with a broader audience? In this hands-on workshop, Tanya Domi, Director of Media Relations at the Graduate Center, will teach strategies for getting your ideas published in mainstream media outlets. Learn how to connect your research to the news and get started with op-eds, letters to the editor, and more.

Space is limited and registration is required. Sign up today!
Facilitated by Tanya Domi, Director of Media Relations, The Graduate Center

Tanya Domi is a multi-skilled public affairs professional who has worked for more than 20 years in the United States and abroad, with a particular expertise in the Balkans. In her day job, Domi works as the Director of Media Relations and Spokesperson at the Graduate Center, CUNY where she is responsible for promoting the scholarship and research of a highly distinguished faculty in the humanities and social sciences.

Domi also teaches international relations and human rights in the Western Balkans in the department of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and has been a faculty affiliate of the Harriman Institute since 2008. Since 1991, she has worked in public policy roles with respect to post-conflict development in the areas of media development, human rights, democracy development, economic development, human trafficking in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia.

Domi has been published in numerous popular media outlets, including The New York Times, The Atlantic Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, CNN.com, Al Jazeera America, The New Civil Rights Movement, Balkan Insight, Radio Free Europe, among many others.

Stats center Fall 2018

Fall greetings from the Quantitative Research Consulting Center. Come in to talk about your semester projects, proposal, thesis, dissertation, or any other quant project. Services are available free to all members of the GC community (Faculty, MA Students, PhD Students, Post-docs) from any program. Please help spread the word about this new service at the GC.

 

New working group meetings

This Fall, the QRCC will host 2 themed working groups. Come meet other researchers working dealing with the same statistical issues and work together/get feedback on your work. Deepali will host a working group meeting on 28 November on geospatial statistics. Kalina will host a working group meeting on 4 December on variable reduction. Email qrcc@gc.cuny.edu to let us know you are interested.

 

Make an appointment

Email us at qrcc@gc.cuny.edu or fill out the form at https://qrcc.commons.gc.cuny.edu/contact-us/ to make an appointment. Tell us a little about your project and how we can help. Projects can be in any state from a nascent idea about starting a quant project to addressing reviewer comments. Appointments are available Tuesdays-Fridays in the morning, afternoon, and evening with one of our three consultants. Fall appointments are available until 14 December (just 8 weeks left!).

 

Open office hours

If you have question or to get started, drop-in without an appointment 12:00PM-1:00PM Monday-Thursday in room 3204.04 in the Ed Psych space on the 3rd floor.

 

Remote appointments

If you are traveling away from the city or working at another CUNY campus, we can do remote consultations over skype, email, or phone.

 

Grant support letter

If you are submitting a grant to the NSF, NIH, etc this Fall/Winter, the QRCC can provide a letter of support. We can also review any stats/analysis plan and give feedback. If you’d like a letter, make an appointment to orient us to our project and send your grant proposal for us to review. We are here to help and we hope that a letter of support can increase the competitiveness of the grant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peer Review–Writing Help for Humanities Students

Are you a Humanities student working on a dissertation or master’s thesis? Do you want more structure for your writing process and feedback on your writing this fall? Are you looking for a friendly small-group setting in which to share works in progress? We want you for GC Writing Services’ new writing group! We’ll meet to share writing, provide feedback, offer mutual support, exchange tips on process, and help each other meet accountability goals. Students will share work and feedback on a rotating basis. Peer critique helps students develop methods to assess and revise their own work outside of the workshop.

You are eligible if you are currently working on an article, dissertation materials (prospectuses, chapters), or a master’s thesis.

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