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CIRPA 2019: The Circus of IR

October 27th, 2019

DPM Partners Victoria E. Díaz, Pierre Mercier, and Celine Pinsent recently attended the 2019 CIRPA conference in Montreal, Quebec. There, they had the opportunity to connect with IR colleagues across Canada and present TIRSA: A Tool for Institutional Research Self-Assessment.


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Where in the World is DPM Research?

June 25th, 2019

June saw DPM partners Victoria Díaz and Pierre Mercier, along with TIRSA coordinator Emma Stetson, traveling to London for the QS Edudata Summit. Hosted at the British Museum, the two-day conference was a fantastic chance to learn about current opportunities and challenges in IR data, network and connect with new and experienced data professionals, and introduce DPM’s recent initiative: TIRSA. It was Emma’s first visit and you can read about her reflections here!

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Lessons learned in data use and knowledge management: Presentation at the 2019 QS Edudata Summit in London, England

June 24th, 2019

Two years after their nationwide study of knowledge and information management in Chile, DPM partners Victoria Díaz and Pierre Mercier presentedon how their recommendations were implemented and what lessons can be learned from the innovative 2016 nation-wide study.

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Where in the World is DPM Research?

February 28th, 2019

A great learning opportunity close to home, DPM Research partner Victoria Díaz reflects on the 2019 Canadian Evaluation Society's Annual Learning Event (CES-ALE) in Ottawa.


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Celebrating 40 Years: EAIR Reflections and Experiences

February 22nd, 2019

DPM Partner, Pierre Mercier, is a contributing author to the European Higher Education Society’s (EAIR) 40th anniversary collection with his piece, “Experiences and Reflections: Global Institutional Research.”


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Where in the World is DPM Research?

February 19th, 2019

Our work takes us to many exciting places. This month, follow DPM Partner Celine Pinsent as she travels across Canada.

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Measuring the competencies of institutional research

November 2nd, 2017

DPM Research has published a knowledge management framework for Institutional Research (IR) and created an instrument to measure the competencies of IR offices. 

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Institutional Research and Information Management: A Return to Chile

October 23rd, 2017

One year after completing a nationwide assessment of institutional research offices, DPM Research returned to Chile to deliver a two-day seminar on institutional research and information management. 

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DPM Research presents at the 39th Annual EAIR Forum 2017 in Porto, Portugal

September 4th, 2017

How far have we come? A country-wide evaluation of information management in the Chilean higher education sector.


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DPM Research is invited to teach a seminar in program evaluation at Carleton University

July 12th, 2017

DPM Research was invited as guest lecturer for the graduate class Program Evaluation Planning and Designs (PADM5445) at Carleton University.

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Nation-wide Assessment of Institutional Research in Chile

June 23rd, 2017

DPM Research completes a nation-wide assessment of institutional research in Chile 

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Tracking, summarizing and analyzing evidence: A database tool for documenting the evaluation process.

February 17th, 2017

DPM Research developped and presented a database tool to track, summarize and analyze evidence in most evaluation projects. 

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The 2016 joint conference of the Canadian Institutional Research and Planning Association (CIRPA) and the Pacific Northwest Association for Institutional Research and Planning (PNAIRP)

June 11th, 2016

Díaz Pinsent Mercier Research Inc. sponsored the conference and our three partners offerred a workshop and two panel discussions.

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Poster presentation at AIR 2016

May 23rd, 2016

Our three partners will be attending the Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Forum from May 31st to June 3, 2016 to present the poster A framework to assess and promote institutional research capabilities.


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Research on Evaluation from New Directions for Evaluation Series

May 11th, 2016

DPM Partner, Celine Pinsent, is a co-author on a recently published article entitled Assessing the practice impact of research on evaluation.

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