Open house for Institute for Research in the Social Sciences set for April 23

The Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (IRISS), which is focused on supporting all colleges and departments across the CSU campus with social science research, is hosting a networking open house on April 23.

The event is free of charge and open to faculty, staff, and graduate students.

“The IRISS team is pleased to have the opportunity to support social scientists from all across CSU, including both faculty and students, with all aspects of the research process. Our goal is to develop IRISS into very strong connective tissue that strengthens the social science community on our campus and facilitates a productive, better-networked social science faculty.” – Kyle Saunders, Associate Professor, Political Science

Date: Monday, April 23

Time:  Stop in between 4 and 6 p.m. – There will be a brief informational presentation at 5 p.m.

Location: Long’s Peak Room, Lory Student Center

RSVP:  RSVP to let organizers know if you plan on attending.

The mission of IRISS, which is an Emerging Innovations Research CORE funded by the Office of the Vice President for Research, is “to foster, enhance, and promote social science research that addresses critical and complex societal problems. We connect scientists from diverse disciplines, provide consulting to all scientists on campus, bring together external partners with teams of scientists, and provide training in social science methods and analysis.”

IRISS offers the following services:

a list of the services that the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences offers

  • Research and evaluation design for federal and other grants
  • Survey development, deployment, analysis, and reporting
  • Interdisciplinary and collaborative team development, training, and support
  • External funding sourcing and post-award support
  • Data analysis, warehousing, and consulting for transdisciplinary projects
  • Software selection and access support
  • Research methodology training
  • Facilitation for scientific teams

Learn more about the services IRISS and the Digital Liberal Arts Hub offer and network with potential research collaborators.