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University of Windsor Research Data Centre

Access to the RDC is by appointment only. To reserve an appointment please visit

Hours of Operation

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

Masks are no longer required but are recommended when using workstations in the RDC, due to the enclosed and limited space within the Centre. Medical level masks are available at the entrance inside the RDC for you to use. Prior to entering the RDC, researchers should sanitize their hands. Researchers should wipe down their workstation prior to and after use.  

Anyone who tests positive must stay out of the RDC for at least 5 days and should not attend the RDC when sick.   

Berenica Vejvoda (Academic Director, Statistics Canada Research Data Centre – University of Windsor Branch)

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