A Toast to 60 Years of ICPSR!

On October 6, 2022, ICPSR staff, Council members, Consortium members, and friends gathered at our headquarters in Ann Arbor to celebrate ICPSR's 60th birthday! Attendees included retired and former staff who were joined by many others, including, GESIS President Christof Wolf, and ISR Director Kate Cagney.

Happy Birthday - 60 years - images of happy ICPSR people from the celebration

The NIH’s New Data Management and Sharing Policy: How Can ICPSR Help?

ANN ARBOR–Researchers now have a new tool to help navigate the new National Institutes of Health (NIH) Data Management & Sharing Policy, which takes effect on January 25, 2023, and requires a data management and sharing (DMS) plan for all grant proposals. ICPSR’s new resource page provides guidance to researchers as they plan to designate a repository for their data in their data management and sharing (DMS) plans as part of NIH grant proposals. 

NACDA Podcast 10 Now Available! Dr. Brady West and NIMLAS

NACDA Podcast 10 features Dr. Brady West, Research Professor at the Survey Research Center, located within the Institute for Social Research on the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor campus. During this 40-minute interview, we talk about favorite stats packages, the new Network for Innovative Methods in Longitudinal Aging Studies (NIMLAS), access to data, and a bit of ICPSR history. 

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Does your neighborhood help protect your cognitive health as you age?

If you like maps as much as we do (they are basically visual data, right?), you will be excited to know that there's a new interactive map tool recently developed by University of Michigan researchers!

It allows you to assess how your neighborhood could support healthy cognitive aging, based on a theory U-M scientist Jessica Finlay and colleagues developed, called "cognability."