Tag Archive: CERP

Articles relevant to the CRA Center for Evaluating the Research Pipeline (CERP).

Thank you, Data Buddies! (Fall 2023)

By CERP Staff CRA and CERP wish to thank the institutions and departments that distributed the 2023 annual Data Buddies Survey! A total of 149 institutions worked with CERP for the 2023 survey year, with 46 departments receiving “elite” status by obtaining a response rate of 20% or more. The collective efforts of Data Buddies […]

Undergraduates’ Likely Interest in a Research-Related Career is Connected to Their Highest Intended Degree

By Evelyn Yarzebinski, Manager, CERP Students who are enrolled in Bachelor’s degree granting programs are faced with the decision of whether to continue on to graduate school after they have earned their Bachelor’s degree. There are many facets to this decision, such as whether their future career will include a focus on research, as graduate-level […]

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Computing Bachelor’s Degrees Awarded vs US College Age Population by Race/Ethnicity and Gender/Sex (2022)

By Burçin Campbell, Director of Data and Evaluation Understanding the patterns of representation of various groups in any given context is important for identifying potential problem areas that may impact people with particular backgrounds or identities to participate in that context. This infographic focuses on the demographic patterns of representation in the field of computing […]

Infographic: Internships and Independent Research Projects Are Top Two Activities That Prepare Students for Their Early Career After College

By Rainey Jernigan, Research Associate, CERP During the 2022 fall semester, recent graduates (within five years of graduation) who majored in computer science (CS), information technology (IT), and computer/software engineering (CSE) and currently employed were asked about the extent to which various professional activities they may have engaged in during their college career prepared them […]

Infographic: Why Don’t Certain Students Participate in Formal Research Experiences?

By Ama Nyame-Mensah, Senior Research Associate, CERP Participating in undergraduate research experiences can be highly beneficial for computing students, particularly those who have historically been excluded from or marginalized in computing fields. These experiences can help students gain confidence in their abilities, develop new skills, explore their interests, and persist in their degree programs (Alvarado, […]

CERP and the Center for Inclusive Computing Launch New Branding for BPC Alliance DAPPIC

By Brendan Kane, Research Assistant, CERP The CRA Center for Evaluating the Research Pipeline (CERP) and the Center for Inclusive Computing (CIC) at Northeastern University are excited to announce new branding for their BPC Alliance DAPPIC (Data Alliance on Persistence and Perception in Computing). The goal of DAPPIC is to integrate department-level data on enrollment, […]

Need Evaluation for Your Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Project?

By Ama Nyame-Mensah, Senior Research Associate, CERP Are you a new or existing REU Principal Investigator? Do you need to fulfill your REU Site evaluation requirement? Sign up to participate in the Computing Research Association’s (CRA) Center for Evaluating the Research Pipeline (CERP) Comparative Evaluation of Undergraduate Research Opportunities on Student Interest in Research Careers in […]

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More than 170 Institutions Participated in Data Buddies Survey 2022

By Evelyn Yarzebinski, Manager, CERP The Data Buddies Project is a long-standing project of Center for Evaluating the Research Pipeline (CERP). This project focuses on the experiences of those in the computing community, such as understanding student retention and attrition, as well as factors that may support successful graduate school or other professional experiences. CERP […]