Population Research Laboratory

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University of Alberta
Type Public
Established 1966
Chancellor Eric P. Newell
President Indira Samarasekera
Administrative staff
120
Location Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Affiliations AUCC, CIS, CWUAA, AUFC, UArctic, ACU, CUSID,
Website https://www.ualberta.ca/

Established in 1966, the Population Research Laboratory is a centre for social science research at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.

With close to 120 employees, the PRL is the largest academic centre of its kind in Western Canada. It has extensive experience in conducting research in the areas of health, education, labour markets, environment, science and technology, immigration, social policy and public opinion. The PRL utilizes a variety of research methods, including telephone (CATI) and web surveying, census and population projections, focus groups, interviewing, consensus conferencing, and general project management.

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