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The Quantitative Collaborative (QC) is committed to supporting and enhancing the work of faculty and graduate students who employ quantitative methods to analyze social behavior.  The image above comes from our recent “CAFE” research retreat, which brought together over 200 members of the QC community at UVA.  

 

News & Events

Upcoming Events

  • March 19, 2014 (Wednesday): QC Brown-bag will host Christopher Ruhm of our Batten School.  He will speak on “Time-Inconsistent Preferences, Health Behaviors, and Energy Consumption.” We’ll start at 12:00 noon in Gibson 296.
  • April 22, 2014 (Tuesday): QC Brown-bag talk will Charlie Murry, who is a PhD student in Economics who has been part of the QC Fellows community, Topic TBA, We’ll start at 12:30 pm in Monroe 120.
  • September 9, 2014 (Tuesday): QC Brown-bag talk by James Robinson, David Florence Professor of Government at Harvard University, title TBA, We’ll start at 12:30 pm in Gibson 296.  Robinson will also deliver a general audience lecture later that day at a location and time TBA.

Deadlines and Announcements

  • Thanks to the 200+ faculty and graduate student from across Grounds who attended our Quantitative Collaborative CAFE Research Retreat on September 27.  The event was our first ever research retreat for faculty and graduate students working using quantitative methods to explore and understand social behavior and featured a lunch plenary with the latest updates on federal funding and a dinner featuring guest speaker Peter Miller of the Census Bureau’s Center for Adaptive Design.  The program for the event can be found here.
  • Thanks to everyone who attended the two talks by Princeton Neuroscientist and Election Forecaster Sam Wang of the Princeton University on September 5!  Great to get insights from someone who works with very different types of data but found these tool applicable to the challenge of aggregating and interpreting election poll data in real time.  Check the local news coverage of this event here.