​​​​​​Welcome to the CU-RDC

The Carleton University Research Data Centre (CU-RDC) provides secure access to confidential Statistics Canada microdata and number of administrative databanks. It is located in room ML121, on the first floor of the MacOdrum Library.

For information on the data available in the CU-RDC, applying to access data in the CU-RDC or the Canadian Research Data Centre Network (CRDCN) see the "Related links" box on this page.

CU-RDC workstations are booked through the Skedda booking system. Instructions on using the Skedda system can be found here:

If you need assistance booking a workstation or accessing the CU-RDC, contact rdc@cunet.carleton.ca, or call (613) 520-2600 Ext. 5070.

Contact Xuefeng Hu (CU-RDC Statistical Analyst) at rdc@cunet.carleton.ca or Frances Woolley (Academic Director) frances.woolley@carleton.ca for answers to any other CU-RDC-related questions.

News and upcoming events

CU-RDC open five days a week

The CU-RDC is making its extended opening hours permanent, and is open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Upcoming seminars

Programme des centres de données de recherche - Un aperçu [French]
May 5, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST | Microsoft Teams | Free | Register

Description: Joignez-vous à nous pour en apprendre davantage sur le véhicule d'accès aux microdonnées de StatCan, le programme des CDR, présenté par l'analyste Bluette Arcady Mongoue et gestionnaire régional par intérim à Statistique Canada, Valérie Congote. Elle présenteront un aperçu de 1) l'objectif du programme ; 2) le processus d'accès aux données ; 3) les procédures de diffusion des résultats ; et 4) le portefeuille de données et la production de données.

Two decades of poverty reduction politics in Canada: Better for single parent families and single working age adults
June 7, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. EST | Microsoft Teams | Free | Registration available soon

Please contact Data Services (dataservices@carleton.ca) for more information on any upcoming seminars.

Previous webinars are available on the Research Data Centres (RDC): Training and outreach page.

For other updates

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COVID Policies

All visitors to the Carleton RDC must comply with Carleton's COVID protocols. All RDC visitors must be masked, vaccinated and COVID-free. A COVID screening form must be completed before entering the RDC. Click here for screening instructions for visitors who are not Carleton students or employees.

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