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As a member of CESSDA, FORS is happy to announce that CESSDA becomes CESSDA ERIC. Having evolved from a network of European data service providers into a legal entity and (…)

Newly published FORS report on data sharing and re-use

To better understand researchers’ attitudes, practices, and needs specifically regarding data sharing and re-use, FORS conducted  an online survey of social science researchers in Switzerland entitled Data sharing and re-use: Researcher practices, (…)

The FORS Annual Report 2016 is now available

To find out more about our core activities, scientific collaborations, publications, facts and figures, please take a look at our Annual Report 2016. The report also includes the research note (…)

Ron Dekker becomes CESSDA’s new director

The General Assembly of CESSDA, Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives, appointed Ron Dekker as the new director at its meeting on 15 November 2016 in The Hague, the (…)