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University of Windsor Research Data Centre

Access to the RDC is by appointment only and limited to Faculty and Grad students who have an approved RDC project and a RCMP security clearance.

Hours of Operation

Tuesday: 12:30-4:15pm
Wednesday: 12:30-4:15pm
Thursday: 12:30-4:15pm

Statistics Canada office on campus

The Windsor Research Data Centre, located on the first floor of the Leddy Library, is a combination of a high-security Statistics Canada office on the University of Windsor campus and a statistical analysis computing laboratory.

It is a branch of the UWO RDC at Western.

Academic Director

Berenica Vejvoda
519-253-3000 ext. 3858

Statistical Assistants

Mike Houlahan, Kuiyi Zhang
519-253-3000 ext. 4880 (during office hours)

Major research projects

Faculty and Graduate level students are allowed access to detailed data for pure and applied research. Applications for data access are submitted through the Microdata Access Portal (MAP). Microdata Access Portal application process

Contact the RDC Academic Director, Berenica Vejvoda, at , with basic questions on qualifications or on completing your application.

An analyst at the UWO RDC can review your application before it is submitted to make sure it meets all requirements: Shane Goodwin and Taylor Paul at

Social Science health and policy researchers now have local access to confidential microdata sets (unavailable to the public) from Statistics Canada's population and household surveys, including a number of major longitudinal surveys that track the responses of individuals over a period of time and offer a richer source for analyzing social issues than do the traditional, more limited, cross-sectional surveys.

  • Canadian Cancer Registry Data

  • Census of Population

  • General Social Survey

  • Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada

  • Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics

  • Canadian Perspectives Survey Series (CPSS) - COVID19