Join us for the next Methods and Research Meeting 


We welcome Marc Asensio Manjon from the University of Lausanne. The title of his presentation is: The feasibility of using data donations to measure mobile media usage. The seminar will take place at Géopolis at the University of Lausanne on November 29th 2022.

Défis éthiques de la numérisation des données – Cours public


Ce cours public aborde les enjeux de la protection de la personne et des données personnelles, ainsi que les impacts qui en résultent pour la recherche en sciences sociales. Le cours est gratuit et sans inscriptions.

FORS Lunch Seminar with the BUNAVIA-team on the BUNAVIA project


The BUNAVIA-team (Jacobs Center for Productive Youth Development, UZH) investigates the impact of context on child development by studying social networks and the development of identity.


Register for the event “Paving the way for the future” to support the SSH Infrastructures in Switzerland initiative

The event “Paving the way for the future” will take place at the University of Bern on January 18, 2023.

DASSI visits FORS: Exchange of best practices between neighbours

From 20 to 22 September 2022, Carlo Pisano and Domingo Scisci from DASSI, the Italian data archive for social sciences and CESSDA service provider, visited FORS.

Final data release of the ISSP 2019 “Social Inequality V”

The ISSP is glad to announce the publication of the final release of the international ISSP 2019 Social Inequality V data file (ZA7600_v3.0.0), including data from Switzerland and 28 other countries from six continents.

New platform for social science methods research launched at the Institute of Social Sciences

This platform represents researchers from the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences (SSP) of the University of Lausanne and FORS who collaborate within the FORS-SSP research programme.