Odum Offers New Certificate in Survey Science

November 12, 2019

Odum Offers New Certificate in Survey Science The Odum Institute is pleased to announce its new graduate Certificate in Survey Science (CSS). This 12 credit hour program provides the essential skills for designing, collecting and analyzing survey data. Students complete … Continued

Part-time Job Opening: Statistical Consultant (Spring 2020)

October 29, 2019

Part-time Job Opening: Statistical Consultant (Spring 2020) The Odum Institute at UNC-Chapel Hill maintains a statistical consulting service, staffed by advanced graduate students, who are on call in the Davis Library Research Hub to answer statistical and programming questions. We have an … Continued

Odum Staff Spotlight: Cathy Zimmer

September 24, 2019

Odum Staff Spotlight: Cathy Zimmer By Alana Edwards Cathy Zimmer first visited the Odum Institute upon entering UNC-Chapel Hill’s Sociology PhD program in 1980. At the time, Odum was still called the “Institute for Research in Social Science” prior to … Continued

Graduate-Professional Student Appreciation Week

April 1, 2019

Celebrating our Team: Graduate-Professional Student Appreciation Week April 1-7 is Graduate-Professional Student Appreciation Week. We’re thankful for Odum’s many graduate and professional student faculty members and their contributions to teaching and research at the institute and UNC-Chapel Hill. The Graduate School and … Continued

Qualtrics and the Evolution of Survey Research at UNC

March 8, 2019

Qualtrics and the Evolution of Survey Research at UNC By Alana Edwards What do 12,200 Tar Heels have in common? That’s the number of faculty, staff and students in the UNC community who use Qualtrics to build and distribute complex … Continued

Takeaways: MZES Open Social Science Conference

March 6, 2019

Takeaways: MZES Open Social Science Conference Takeaways from the MZES 2019 conference, written by Research Data Archivist Mandy Gooch   In January, the Odum Institute Archive team attended the MZES Open Social Science Conference in Mannheim, Germany. Even with the … Continued

Research Spotlight: Offshore Wind Energy

February 13, 2019

Research Spotlight: Offshore Wind Energy The Odum Institute Contributes to Federal Public Opinion Survey on Offshore Wind Energy off the Carolina Coast led by the National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science. By: Alana Edwards   Researchers with the National Oceanic … Continued

The Odum Data Archive: 50 Years of Innovation

January 28, 2019

The Odum Data Archive: 50 years of Innovation The Odum Institute Data Archive celebrates five decades of excellence in data preservation, curation and sharing. By: Alana Edwards   History The Odum Institute Data Archive was formally established in 1969 using … Continued

Response to Silent Sam Statement

December 18, 2018

Open Letter from the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science:   We have been overwhelmed by the support our statement on Silent Sam has received. As we enter our 95th year on campus, we often find ourselves looking back … Continued