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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: December 2018

December hours and closures, our annual holiday party, and the availability of a new data set.

Nov 27, 2018

RDC News: November 2018

November hours changes and Saturday hours, free online SAS courses for researchers, and the availability of a new data set.

Oct 30, 2018

RDC News: October 2018

October hours and Saturday extended hours, and the availability of a new data set.

Sep 25, 2018