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UMich Competition graduate students / post docs using SEARCH


SEARCH is a statistical technique for understanding complex interactions among explanatory variables in describing a wide variety of phenomena. Awards for US grad students/postdocs trying to understand complex interactions in large databases.



U. Michigan Institute for Social ResearchThe University of Michigan Institute for Social Research (ISR) is pleased to announce a new competition for graduate students or post docs using SEARCH, which is a statistical technique designed to understand complex interactions among explanatory variables in describing a wide variety of phenomena.

Up to two awards of $15,000 awards will be awarded to students who have advanced to candidacy in a Ph.D. program or are a post doctoral scholar at any accredited university in the United States trying to understand complex interactions in large databases. For more information about SEARCH and the competition visit

bit.ly/ISR-Morgan .

The Applications are due on January 15.

The Institute for Social Research is the world's largest academic social science survey and research organization. We are a leader in developing and applying new social science methods, and are committed to educating the next generation of social scientists.

If you have detailed questions about the award, contact Patrick Shields at peshield@umich.edu or at 734.764.9262


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