Monday, March 19, 2018

Free workshop in Michigan - Secondary Data Analysis and the National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program (NAHDAP)

The ICPSR Summer Program would like to announce the following workshop, sponsored by the National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program:

Secondary Data Analysis and the National Addiction & HIV Data Archive Program (NAHDAP)

Dates and Location: June 4-6, 2018 in Ann Arbor, Michigan
Instructor: Lisa Dierker, Wesleyan University

This workshop will support participants in planning and conducting secondary data analysis using existing datasets, especially those available from NAHDAP. Each participant’s experience in the workshop will be individualized to her/his own interests, background, and needs. Workshop sessions will include presentations focused on the nuts and bolts of secondary data analysis followed by hands-on time in the computer lab to work on your project. Participants need to come prepared to dive into their analyses and write papers during the course. Early career participants are especially encouraged to apply. People who attended before are welcome to apply to attend again.

Prerequisites: Substantive interest in addiction and/or HIV. Applicants must select a dataset they will work with during the workshop, develop a research question, and use the dataset's codebook to identify variables they will be using to answer the research question. This information should be included in the cover letter.

Application: Enrollment is limited to 25 participants. Apply using the Summer Program portal at to provide your information, select the course, and complete the section on your quantitative/analytic goals. Also, upload the following documents via the portal:
  • Current curriculum vita
  • Cover letter summarizing research interest in this course and related research experiences
    • Include the name of the dataset, your research question, and a brief description of the variables that you will use
    • Identify which statistical package(s) you plan to use for the course
Time: Registration is at 8:30 am on Monday, June 4. Plans are for the course to end around 3 pm on Wednesday, June 6.

Application Deadline: April 16, 2018

For more information, contact or (734) 763-7400.

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