The 2017 Laurier Summer Institute of Research Methods

The Centre for Community Research Learning and Action (CCRLA) and the Laurier Institute for the Study of Public Opinion and Policy (LISPOP) are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 3rd annual Laurier Summer Institute for Research Methods (

LSIRM is a 2-week summer session that offers a variety of introductory, intermediate, and advanced training on a broad range of research methods. The focus of the institute is on applied learning and is geared towards graduate students, faculty, researchers, and professionals from both public and private sectors.

Attendees can pick and choose from over 20 courses, including the following:

  •          Data Visualization with R
  •          Mainstream and Social Media Analysis
  •          The Art & Science of Knowledge Translation
  •          Meta-Analysis
  •          Arts-Based Methods
  •          Hierarchical Linear Modelling
  •          Effective Interviewing Skills
  •          Introduction to Qualitative Data Analysis

These workshops – and more! – run from July 17-28 at Wilfrid Laurier University’s Waterloo campus. Limited spaces available. For details about course offerings and registration, visit

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