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Press Release NORC At The University Of Chicago Launches Amerispeak – A Breakthrough Panel-Based Research Platform More
Posted: 1.27.2015 11:36AM
Published Research "Can You Ask? We Just Did! Assessing Sexual Function and Concerns in Patients Presenting for Initial Gynecologic Oncology Consultation.", Kennedy, V., Abramsohn, E., Makelarski, J., Barber, R., Wroblewski, K., Tenney, M., Lee, N.K., Yamada S.D. and Lindau, S.T., 2015 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 1.26.2015 10:06AM
Published Research "The Power of a Paired T-Test with a Covariate.", Hedberg, E.C. and Ayers, S., 2015 More
Posted: 1.26.2015 9:52AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Ned English: The Quest for the Ideal Map: Part One More
Posted: 1.22.2015 2:56PM
Press Release NORC at the University of Chicago Launches New Innovation Hub - NORC Labs More
Posted: 1.22.2015 11:28AM
Published Research "Racial Disparities in Political Participation across Issues: The Role of Issue-Specific Motivators.", Holbrook, A.L., Sterrett, D., Johnson, T.P. and Krysan, M., 2015 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 1.22.2015 9:22AM
Published Research "Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Antibody Positivity and Predictors among Previously Undiagnosed Adult Primary Care Outpatients: Cross-Sectional Analysis of a Multi-Site Retrospective Cohort Study.", Smith, B.D., Yartel, A.K., Krauskopf, K., Massoud, O.I., Brown, K.A., Fallon, M.B. and Rein, D.B., 2015 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 1.22.2015 9:18AM
Published Research "Changes in Conflict Resolution Style over Time: The Risk for Persons with Alzheimer’s Dementia.", VandeWeerd, C., Paveza, G., Estefan, L.F. and Corvin, J., 2014 More
Posted: 1.21.2015 9:49AM

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Press Release NORC At The University Of Chicago Launches Amerispeak – A Breakthrough Panel-Based Research Platform More
Posted: 1.27.2015 11:36AM
Press Release NORC at the University of Chicago Launches New Innovation Hub - NORC Labs More
Posted: 1.22.2015 11:28AM
News The Huffington Post: The love lives of older Americans according to NSHAP research and findings More
Posted: 1.15.2015 9:55AM
News New York Magazine: The International Social Survey Programme looks at the attitudes around entrepreneurship More
Posted: 1.15.2015 9:52AM
News Brookings: The NLSY79 provides data on obesity More
Posted: 1.15.2015 9:48AM
News The Baltimore Sun: Senior Fellow Jon Gabel talks about health care policies More
Posted: 1.15.2015 9:46AM
News The James Irvine Foundation | Our Blog: NORC partnered with The James Irvine Foundation to examine arts engagement in California More
Posted: 1.12.2015 1:27PM
Press Release Surprising Findings in Three New NEA Reports on the Arts More
Posted: 1.12.2015 9:57AM

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"Can You Ask? We Just Did! Assessing Sexual Function and Concerns in Patients Presenting for Initial Gynecologic Oncology Consultation.", Kennedy, V., Abramsohn, E., Makelarski, J., Barber, R., Wroblewski, K., Tenney, M., Lee, N.K., Yamada S.D. and Lindau, S.T., 2015 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 1.26.2015 10:06AM
"The Power of a Paired T-Test with a Covariate.", Hedberg, E.C. and Ayers, S., 2015 More
Posted: 1.26.2015 9:52AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Ned English: The Quest for the Ideal Map: Part One More
Posted: 1.22.2015 2:56PM
"Racial Disparities in Political Participation across Issues: The Role of Issue-Specific Motivators.", Holbrook, A.L., Sterrett, D., Johnson, T.P. and Krysan, M., 2015 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 1.22.2015 9:22AM
"Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Antibody Positivity and Predictors among Previously Undiagnosed Adult Primary Care Outpatients: Cross-Sectional Analysis of a Multi-Site Retrospective Cohort Study.", Smith, B.D., Yartel, A.K., Krauskopf, K., Massoud, O.I., Brown, K.A., Fallon, M.B. and Rein, D.B., 2015 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 1.22.2015 9:18AM
"Changes in Conflict Resolution Style over Time: The Risk for Persons with Alzheimer’s Dementia.", VandeWeerd, C., Paveza, G., Estefan, L.F. and Corvin, J., 2014 More
Posted: 1.21.2015 9:49AM
"A National Descriptive Portrait of Adolescent Relationship Abuse: Results from the National Survey on Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence.", Taylor, B.G. and Mumford, E.A., 2015 (forthcoming) More
Posted: 1.20.2015 9:32AM
Sparks: The NORC Blog Eric Goplerud: SBIRT – A Powerful Way to Detect and Manage Substance Abuse More
Posted: 1.16.2015 10:03AM

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Data Technology Developer More
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SharePoint Developer More
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Manager, Web Surveys More
Posted: 6.12.2014 11:26AM
Programmer Analyst (SAS, Blaise) - Survey Research More
Posted: 4.16.2014 5:13PM
Communications Specialist – Website Design and Promotion More
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Research Analyst for Health Care Research in Bethesda More
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Survey Specialist More
Posted: 3.4.2014 6:27PM
Programmer Analyst (SAS, Blaise) - Survey Research More
Posted: 3.4.2014 6:27PM

Apply Now For NORC’s 2015 Summer Internship

NORC at the University of Chicago’s Summer Internship is a 9-week, 40-hour-per-week paid position with a particular emphasis on survey data and research for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students. The program is designed to introduce interns to the design, implementation, and analysis of large surveys conducted in all modes, including mail, phone, face-to-face, and web. Interns will explore recent innovations in data collection techniques, survey platforms, and the integration of survey data with other types of data, such as administrative records and social media. To learn more, or submit an application, visit the Internship Program page.

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NORC multidisciplinary project teams include members with expertise and experience in these and other research topics:

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Substance Use 1/14

Substance use remains a stubborn problem, exacting enormous health and productivity costs, threatening family and community stability, and adding to an overburdened criminal justice system. NORC brings exceptional sensitivity and objectivity to the unique challenges of substance use research to provide insight and support effective decision making for substance use issues and programs.   Read more

Criminal Justice 2/14

It’s one of society’s most costly institutions, but are efforts to reform the justice system effective, cost efficient, and improving our safety?  NORC’s interdisciplinary expertise illuminates multiple perspectives within the legal and justice systems on the impact of reform efforts and diverse topics such as victimization in middle school dating, prison violence, drug markets, and resources for prosecutors and law enforcement.  Read more

Special Populations 3/14

The complex challenges of studying special populations—minorities, veterans, children, the disabled, prisoners, the elderly—requires cultural competency and advanced research methodologies. NORC’s expertise helps evaluate the programs aimed at improving the circumstances of these groups. Read more

Poverty 4/14

​When public housing was demolished in major cities, what happened to the families who lived there? How is poverty tied to race, gender, and even neighborhood or family culture? NORC’s expertise in poverty research sheds light on the individual and systemic issues linked to poverty. Read more

Security 5/14

Security has traditionally been viewed through the lens of national defense, but world events over the last decade have expanded the public perception of security to include issues of community resiliency that go beyond physical defense and are intertwined with issues of energy and environment.  NORC brings together energy, security and environmental expertise to enrich work on complex, vital security projects. Read more

Economics 6/14

The fallout of recent financial crises may be with us long after the global economy starts to recover. NORC helps organizations respond with some of the most frequently cited and richest sources of data: the General Social Science Survey, the National Longitudinal Surveys of Youth, and the Survey of Consumer Finances. Read more

Education 7/14

From the first GI bill to the No Child Left Behind law, NORC has played a critical role in educational research and understanding what nurtures academic achievement. Collaborative relationships and data collection expertise build knowledge about students ranging from pre-schoolers to doctoral program graduates. Read more

Environment 8/14

Reconciling our standard of living and booming demand for growth with the scarcity of resources and pollution emissions is one of the most difficult and urgent challenges of our time. NORC’s dynamic, interdisciplinary approach to environmental studies brings together experts in energy, public health, security, and environment to address a broad spectrum of issues with implications for national security, the economy, and public health. Read more

Health 9/14

Drawing on 70 years of healthcare, public health and mental health research, NORC has developed effective, innovative ways to conduct research in this rapidly changing, technology-intensive field. Our interdisciplinary team provides data and analysis to help find solutions to tough issues such as healthcare cost, access, and quality. Read more

Sustainability 10/14

​NORC at the University of Chicago is a leader and innovator in social science research, applying innovative and rigorous methods to the most pressing and complex issues today, bringing insights to topics like Sustainability.
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Children and Youth 11/14

​When, and why, do things go wrong for the most vulnerable young people? NORC’s comprehensive expertise and multi-disciplinary approach is helping to find the answers that enable children and youth reach their full potential. Read more

Energy 12/14

Energy policy and issues require solutions that cannot be determined without careful research and analysis. NORC's approach to energy is innovative, multi-faceted, and interdisciplinary, focusing on the intersections of policy questions in the security, energy, and environmental spheres to provide data and analysis to support informed decision making. Read more

Human Development 13/14

​NORC at the University of Chicago is a leader and innovator in social science research, applying innovative and rigorous methods to the most pressing and complex issues today, bringing insights to topics like Human Development.​​​​ Read more

International Development 14/14

Europe, Africa, Asia, the Americas, the Middle East, and Australia.  NORC’s international team works on projects that span the globe, providing technical assistance, fielding surveys, and helping to evaluate whether development and assistance programs have a positive, long-term impact and serve aid recipients efficiently and effectively. Read more