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Laurier Summer Institute of Research Methods

The Laurier Summer Institute of Research Methods (LSIRM) offers both introductory and advanced courses for training in research methods. These courses are designed for students, researchers, and professionals alike. The courses cover a variety of research methods and data analysis from both quantitative and qualitative research approaches. LSIRM is designed to enhance the skills of researchers through practical training from experts in the field. It is a great way for students, researchers, and professionals to learn new skills or build upon existing skills.

LSIRM is offered in partnership by the Centre for Community Research, Learning and Action (CCRLA) and the Laurier Institute for the Study of Public Opinion and Polling (LISPOP).

Fees

Early Bird Registration Fees (until June 15, 2018)

One 1-day course = $259 + HST
One 2-day course = $449 + HST
One 3-day course = $679 + HST

Regular Registration Fees (after June 15, 2018)

One 1-day course = $299 + HST
One 2-day course = $549 + HST
One 3-day course = $799 + HST

PLEASE NOTE: Your registration is not confirmed until payment has been received.

Graduate students can use voucher code "LSIRMSTUDENT10" to receive a 10% discount. If using student code, please enter your institution and student number in the "Organization Name" when completing registration.

Payment by Internal Transfer

If you are a Laurier faculty or staff member, you may pay by internal transfer instead. Before registering, please contact CCRLA at ccrla@wlu.ca to make arrangements.

Withdrawal and Refund Policy

Withdrawals will be accepted up to 2 weeks prior to the start of the course. All withdrawals are subject to a 4% processing fee. Notice of withdrawal must be made in writing to LSIRM in-person, by mail, or by email.

Please note that no refund of any sort will be given if the university is closed for any reason during your course.

Course Cancellation

LSIRM reserves the right to cancel a course in which there is insufficient enrollment. In the event of a cancellation, students will be informed and all fees will be refunded.

Accessibility

LSIRM is committed to offering an inclusive and accessible learning environment for all participants. If you have specific needs in order to fully participate, please contact Ciann Wilson, at ciann.wilson@gmail.com or 519-884-0710 ext. 4911