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MATI 2023 will be hosted from July 24 - July 29, 2023 in Chicago, IL

Applications are now closed for the 2023 cohort.

Please continue to regularly check this website for updates on the upcoming session.


Researchers who have nominal experience with meta-analysis and intermediate statistics, and who have an idea for an IES Exploration grant are encouraged to apply.


Applicants must:

  • Apply by March 31, 2023 for MATI 2023. Submit your application here.

  • Have completed their doctorate by the time of the workshop.

  • Have completed an introductory workshop on meta-analysis, worked on a meta-analysis, or completed an undergraduate or graduate course in meta-analysis.

  • Work in an academic institution or in educational research in other settings in the United States.

  • Be U.S. citizens or permanent residents (see FAQ below for non-US citizens)

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Travel and Funding

MATI is funded via an IES Methods Training Grant. As such, much of the cost of participation will be covered, including:

  • The Institute and materials

  • Hotel stay during MATI

  • Daily per diem for meals

Participants can apply for support for air travel.


Applications for MATI 2023 are now open. Please click here to submit your application.

  • When is the deadline for applications?
    Applications for MATI 2023 are due by March 31, 2023.
  • Can graduate students apply?
    Yes, graduate students who will complete their degree by the start of MATI can apply with a letter of support from their graduate school advisor.
  • Can I apply if I am not a U.S. citizen?
    Non-US citizens are encouraged to apply if they (1) are a permanent resident in the U.S., (2) are working or studying at a U.S. institution, and/or (3) have a valid U.S. social security number (SSN) or taxpayer identification number (TIN).
  • Am I eligible for MATI if I have no experience in meta-analysis?
    MATI is aimed at researchers who have experience in meta-analysis and want to update their skills. If you are new to meta-analysis, consider applying to the Modern Meta-Analysis Research Institute funded by the National Science Foundation here.
  • How much does MATI cost?
    MATI is free to participants due to the generous support of the Institute of Education Sciences. Participant lodging and per diem will be provided by MATI. Participants can also apply for support for air travel.
  • Where will MATI 2023 take place?
    The 2023 MATI training will be hosted in downtown Chicago, IL.
  • How long is MATI?
    The workshop meets from Monday- Friday, 9am - 5pm, and on Saturday, 8am - 12pm.
  • How do I apply?
    You can submit your application for MATI 2023 here.
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