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February 5, 2014

Experts look at past, future of survey research

UIC office has been asking questions, getting answers for 50 years

May 22, 2012

New Book Examines ‘The Problem with Survey Research’

A University of Illinois at Chicago researcher argues that surveys, polls, interviews, and focus groups produce unreliable results because they only yield responses to questions. In his new book, “The Problem with Survey Research,” George Beam says, “if you want to find out what’s really going on, don’t ask.”

March 15, 2012

Online Game Shows Why Ward Maps Raise Controversy

If you wonder why Chicago’s remapping of its 50 wards raised so much controversy and took so long, you can try remapping a few wards yourself, courtesy of urban planners at the University of Illinois at Chicago.