Announcing the ICPSR Undergraduate Research Paper Competition

The Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) announces a new, annual event to be hosted by ICPSR: the ICPSR Undergraduate Research Paper Competition!

The purpose of the competition is to highlight the best undergraduate student research papers using quantitative data. The objective is to encourage undergraduates to explore the social sciences by means of critical analysis of a topic supported by quantitative analysis of a dataset(s) held within the ICPSR archive and presented in written form.

Up to three cash prizes will be awarded. The winner will receive a monetary award of $1,000. Second place receives $750 and third place $500.
Deadline for submission is January 31, 2007.

For further information go to http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/prize/ or contact Paul Bern, Numeric Data Services Librarian (see contact information below).
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Paul H. Bern, Ph.D.
Numeric Data Services Librarian
352 Bird Library
222 Waverly Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13244
315-443-1352





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