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Data Sources - Political Science

This is an overview of UC library resources available to political science graduate students and faculty relating to research data management.


ICPSR Research Paper Competition

ICPSR offers prizes for the best paper that used data from ICPSR. 

There are two categories, best paper written by an undergraduate, and best written by a Master's student.  Two prizes in each category are given out 

Applications open in the fall and close in January. 

See the ICPSR announcement for more information. 

ICPSR Summer Program

ICPSR has offered summer programs for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and new faculty in social science research since the 1960s. 

Scholarships are available, and as institutional members, UC affiliated applicants can receive discounted tuition.

Both four-week and one week sessions are offered on a variety of topics. Most are taught at the University of Michigan, but some are taught elsewhere around the US and/or online. 

If you would like more information about these programs, please reach out to ICPSR or to your UC designated ICPSR Rep.

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