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  • New Website – Same TXRDC

    As you can see, we have a new website design. We’re happy to say that all the information is still here, and in it’s familiar place. We’ve modernized the site for better availability on your mobile device, and worked to make it run faster. You should be able to find everything just where it was. […]

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    Welcome

    Welcome to the Texas Research Data Center. Thank you for your interest in the research center. The Texas Research Data Center works in close collaboration with the U.S Census Bureau and National Science Foundation to enable research that expands basic scientific knowledge and provides benefits to the federal statistical system. We have provided a list […]

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    1/31/20, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg: Spring 2020 Proposal Development Workshop 1

    The TXRDC invites interested researchers to attend our spring 2020 “Proposal Development Workshop”. The goal of the workshop is to give researchers an overview of: (1) the restricted data resources available for RDC-based research, (2) programs and services available at the TXRDC, (3) the steps involved in gaining approval for projects using restricted data, and […]

  • 1/31/20, 9:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m., 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg: Spring 2020 Doctoral Student Information Session 1

    The TXRDC invites interested graduate students to attend an information session regarding RDC research opportunities for PhD students. Workshop participation is free. Doctoral students from all disciplines are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Please CLICK HERE to RSVP and share ideas and questions in advance. Please CLICK HERE  for a flyer with a description of the workshop and […]

  • Fall 2017 Proposal Development Workshop

    The Texas Federal Statistical Research Data Center (TXRDC) sponsored two workshops on Friday, September 29. The workshops provide key information to researchers interested in learning more about the TXRDC and the proposal development process. To find out about the events, and for links to the materials presented to attendees, see the links below. Doctoral Student […]

  • 9/27/19, 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg: Fall 2019 Proposal Development Workshop

    The TXRDC invites interested researchers to attend our fall 2019 “Proposal Development Workshop”. The goal of the workshop is to give researchers an overview of: (1) the restricted data resources available for RDC-based research, (2) programs and services available at the TXRDC, (3) the steps involved in gaining approval for projects using restricted data, and […]

  • 9/27/19, 9:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m., 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg: Fall 2019 Doctoral Student Information Session

    The TXRDC invites interested graduate students to attend an information session regarding RDC research opportunities for PhD students. Workshop participation is free. Doctoral students from all disciplines are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Please CLICK HERE to RSVP and share ideas and questions in advance. Please CLICK HERE  for a flyer with a description of the workshop and […]

  • 5/14 – 5/15, 2019, 326 Academic Bldg: “New Directions in Research on Residential Segregation: Research Presentations and Methods Workshop”

    The TXRDC welcomes interested researchers to attend sessions of research presentations and methods workshops on new options for investigating segregation using micro-data. Tuesday morning May 14 features a workshop on new methods for analyzing and decomposing segregation indices using micro-data for households. Tuesday afternoon May 14 features three presentations on recent segregation research with a […]

  • 5/10/19, 9:30-11:15 AM, 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg: May 2019 Doctoral Student Information Session

    The TXRDC invites interested graduate students to attend an information session regarding RDC research opportunities for PhD students. Workshop participation is free. Doctoral students from all disciplines are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Please CLICK HERE to RSVP and share ideas and questions in advance. Please CLICK HERE  for a flyer with a description of the workshop and the […]

  • 5/10/19, 11:30-3 PM, 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg: May 2019 Proposal Development Workshop

    The TXRDC invites interested researchers to attend our spring 2019 “Proposal Development Workshop”. The goal of the workshop is to give researchers an overview of: (1) the restricted data resources available for RDC-based research, (2) programs and services available at the TXRDC, (3) the steps involved in gaining approval for projects using restricted data, and […]

  • 2016 FSRDC Research Conference

    September 15, 2016 – 2016 FSRDC Research Conference Location: Memorial Student Center, 2nd Floor, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX Website: https://txrdc.tamu.edu/2016-rdc-conf/ We are proud to announce the Texas Research Data Center (RDC) will be hosting the Annual Research FSRDC Conference for the Federal Statistical RDCs (formerly the Census RDC Network) at Texas A&M University on September 15, […]

  • 1/25/19, 11:30-3 PM, 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg.: Spring 2019 Proposal Development Workshop

    The TXRDC invites interested researchers to attend our spring 2019 “Proposal Development Workshop”. The goal of the workshop is to give researchers an overview of: (1) the restricted data resources available for RDC-based research, (2) programs and services available at the TXRDC, (3) the steps involved in gaining approval for projects using restricted data, and […]

  • 1/25/19, 9:30-11:15 AM, 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg.: Spring 2019 Doctoral Student Information Session

    The TXRDC invites interested graduate students to attend an information session regarding RDC research opportunities for PhD students. Workshop participation is free. Doctoral students from all disciplines are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Please CLICK HERE to RSVP and share ideas and questions in advance. Please CLICK HERE  for a flyer with a description of the workshop and the […]

  • Call for Fall 2018 TXRDC Seed Grant Proposals

    The TXRDC issues regular calls for applications for proposal development grants to improve the quality and timelines of full RDC proposals. See the “Call for Proposals” below for a description of the program and the guidelines for preparing and submitting proposals. Review of fall seed grant proposal submissions begins at 4:30 PM on Friday, October 5, […]

  • 9/21/18, 11:30-3 PM, 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg.: Fall 2018 Proposal Development Workshop

    The TXRDC invites interested researchers to attend our spring 2018 “Proposal Development Workshop”. The goal of the workshop is to give researchers an overview of: (1) the restricted data resources available for RDC-based research, (2) programs and services available at the TXRDC, (3) the steps involved in gaining approval for projects using restricted data, and […]

  • 9/21/18, 9:30-11:15 AM, 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg.: Fall 2018 Doctoral Student Information Session

    The TXRDC invites interested graduate students to attend an information session regarding RDC research opportunities for PhD students. Workshop participation is free. Doctoral students from all disciplines are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Please CLICK HERE to RSVP and share ideas and questions in advance. Please CLICK HERE for a flyer with a description of the doctoral student information […]

  • 5/14-15/18, 103 Donald L. Houston Bldg.: TXRDC Spatial Analysis Workshops and Discussions

    Texas Research Data Center Spatial Analysis Workshops and Discussions Co-sponsored with the College of Liberal Arts Social Science Consortium Event Information The TXRDC is cosponsoring a series of workshops and discussions on spatial analysis with Dr. Corey Sparks. Events will be held on Monday, May 14, 2018 and Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at the Texas Research […]

  • 5/11/18, 12-3 PM, 101 Donald L. Houston Bldg.: Spring 2018 Proposal Development Workshop

    The TXRDC invites interested researchers to attend our spring 2018 “Proposal Development Workshop”. The goal of the workshop is to give researchers an overview of: (1) the restricted data resources available for RDC-based research, (2) programs and services available at the TXRDC, (3) the steps involved in gaining approval for projects using restricted data, and […]

  • 5/11/18, 10-11:15 AM, 101 Donald L. Houston Bldg.: Spring 2018 Doctoral Student Information Session

    The TXRDC invites interested graduate students to attend an information session regarding RDC research opportunities for PhD students. Workshop participation is free. Doctoral students from all disciplines are welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Please CLICK HERE to RSVP and share ideas and questions in advance. Please CLICK HERE for a flyer with a description of the doctoral student information […]

  • Houston Proposal Development Workshops

    The TXRDC Director, Dr. Mark Fossett, is visiting Rice University, and the University of Houston campuses to host proposal development workshops on Thursday, March 22, 2018. The workshop provides key information to researchers interested in learning more about the TXRDC and the proposal development process. More information about the events and materials presented are below. Rice […]

  • Proposal Development Workshop and Opening Celebration for Texas FSRDC Branch at UT Austin

    The TXRDC Consortium has expanded to include a branch RDC located at The University of Texas-Austin in addition to the core RDC located at Texas A&M University in College Station. The secure lab at the UT-Austin branch RDC went “live” in September 2017 and UT-Austin is now hosting a half day celebration and proposal development […]

  • 2016 FSRDC Business Meeting

    The Texas Research Data Center (TXRDC) hosted the 2016 Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC) Annual Business Meeting for the Federal Statistical FSRDCs (formerly the Census RDC Network) at Texas A&M University from September 14, 2016. The all-day business meeting brought together leadership from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Center for Economic Studies, FSRDC administrators and […]

  • 2016 FSRDC Research Conference

    The 2016 Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC) Research Conference was held on November 15th at Texas A&M University’s College Station campus. The all-day event featured three concurrent sessions during each of four session periods, plus a welcome session and a keynote noon-time presentation. In all there were thirty presentations by sixty authors and co-authors […]

  • 2016 Racial Segregation Conference

    The Texas Research Data Center, Texas A&M University, and the Program for the Study of Ethnicity, Race and Culture at the Kinder Institute at Rice University hosted a one-day conference focused on innovations in the measurement and analysis of racial segregation in the United States on Friday, September 16, 2016, the day after the FSRDC Annual Research Conference.       […]

  • 2016 FSRDC Business Meeting

    The business meeting is intended for Census staff, FSRDC administrators, FSRDC directors, other government statistical agency officials and potential FSRDC organizers. The FSRDC Annual Business Meeting is not intended for FSRDC researchers or those simply interested in FSRDC research. We are proud to announce the Texas Research Data Center (TXRDC) will be hosting the 2016 RDC […]

  • Presentations by Renowned Demographer Dr. Steven Ruggles

    The Texas Research Data Center hosted the 2016 Federal Statistical Research Data Center (FSRDC) Annual Research Conference on September 15, 2016, and cosponsored the 2016 Racial Segregation Conference on September 16, 2016 with the Kinder Institute at Rice University. The two events featured presentations by internationally renowned historical demographer, Dr. Steven Ruggles. Dr. Steven Ruggles Presenting at the 2016 […]

  • Proposal Development Workshop at University of Houston

    The TXRDC Administrator, Dr. Bethany DeSalvo, and the TXRDC Director, Dr. Mark Fossett, are visiting the University of Houston campus to host a proposal development workshop on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 from 1-4 at McElhinney Room 212, Department of Economics, University of Houston, 3623 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX 77204. The workshop provides key information to […]