07 - 10 Jun 2022

Register for the SHP workshop until May 31, 2022 !

The next SHP Workshop will be held at the University of Lausanne on June 7- 10, 2022. Check out the programm and register now.

20 - 21 Jun 2022

Online workshop: Addressing the top 10 data management questions

This data management workshop is destined to support staff, librarians, research consultants, anyone involved in the provision of data management support.

11 - 26 Aug 2022

26th Summer School in Social Science Methods. Register now.

The programme of the 26th Summer School in Social Science Methods in Lugano is out now. Registration is open.

22 - 26 Aug 2022

Register now for the course “Applied Panel Data Analysis” (with SHP data)”

Register now for the course “Applied Panel Data Analysis”, given by Dr. Oliver Lipps and Dr. Ursina Kuhn during the 26th Summer School in Social Science Methods in Lugano.

07 - 08 Sep 2022

Schweizer Methodenfestival für qualitative Forschungsmethoden 

In 15 Ateliers können sich Interessierte über den aktuellen Stand verschiedener Methoden informieren und Fragen sowie ihre eigenen Projekte mit Expertinnen und Experten diskutieren.

10 - 12 Oct 2022

16th Conference “Social Monitoring and Reporting in Europe”

The 16th Conference “Social Monitoring and Reporting in Europe” at Villa Vigoni, Loveno di Menaggio, Italy, will take place between October 10 and 12, 2022.

Past events

10 May 2022

FORS lunch seminar

Carmen Borrat-Besson (FORS) will present the following project: “Advance directives and stability of end-of-life preferences in Swiss older adults”

07 Apr 2022

Register now for the FORS Data Re-use Webinar

The FORS Data Re-use webinar will familiarize researchers with the concept and value of secondary data and how to obtain secondary data at FORS.

29 Mar 2022

Join us for the next Methods and Research Meeting 

We welcome Marion Repetti from the Institut de recherche en Travail social at the HEVS. The title of her talk is: Living conditions of retirees living abroad. A qualitative comparative analysis of public policies.

08 Mar 2022

FORS Lunch seminar

Marieke Voorpostel from FORS will present findings from the Wellways-project: Evénements et transitions critiques dans le domaine de la famille et de l’emploi et le bienêtre dans ses multiples dimensions. From 12:45 to 13:45 in room 5899 at Géopolis/UNIL.

03 Dec 2021

Generations & Gender Programme: A Social Science Infrastructure for Research on Population and Family Dynamics

Join us online for a discussion on the establishment of the Generations and Gender Programme in Switzerland as part of the Swiss research infrastructure roadmap 2023.

04 - 05 Nov 2021

8ème Festival suisse des méthodes qualitatives : le qualitatif en santé

Le 8ème Festival suisse des méthodes qualitatives est organisé par l’Unité Sociologie du Département des sciences sociales. Il est axé cette année sur les questions de santé. Cette thématique est incontournable dans la période que nous vivons.

02 Nov 2021

FORS Lunch seminar on Persistent class gaps in perceptions of political voice: liberal democracies 1974-2016 

Giannina Vaccaro will present the following project: Can Policy Directly reduce the Gender Wage Gap? 12:45 to 13:45 in room 5899, Géopolis building, University of Lausanne.

16 - 17 Sep 2021

Register now for the Conference: Stay tuned to the Future. Impact of research infrastructures 2.0

Exchange on the meaning of impact and its variation between and within different fields and research infrastructures. Exchange on the measurement of impact. Showcase where and how infrastructures in different field create impact and much more!

13 - 15 Sep 2021

6th Swiss Household Panel (SHP) workshop

This course is an introduction to the management and exploration of the various types of Swiss Household Panel (SHP) data, using R and the R-Studio environment.

10 Jun 2021

11th International Conference of Panel Data Users in Switzerland

This edition includes thematic sessions that cover a wide variety of topics, such as health and well-being, education and labour market, families, migration, or politics and attitudes. It also includes a special session organized by TREE as well as by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office.

23 Mar 2021

Swiss COVID-19 Data Symposium. Register now !

The Swiss Covid-19 Data Symposium will give social sciences researchers an overview of different datasets that can be analyzed to assess the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on numerous aspects of individuals’ everyday lives. Register now !

09 Mar 2021

Online conference on “Social Monitoring and Reporting in Europe”.

This conference will address the following topics: What are the longer-term social developments in Europe and did they result in increasing divergence recently? Are we currently witnessing a reversal of relevant social trends due to the COVID-19 pandemic?

02 Mar 2021

FORS Lunch Seminar with Jan-Erik Refle on the results from the SHP Covid-19 study 

To get more insight into how people were affected by and fared during the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Swiss Household Panel launched an additional Covid-19 Survey among participating households.
 

29 Oct 2020

Tagung: Neue Wege der Datenerhebung und -analyse. Die Kombination von Daten aus unterschiedlichen Quellen.

Die Tagung richtet sich sowohl an interessierte Forschende wie auch an Personen mit Führungs-
verantwortung aus Hochschulen, Forschungsförderungs-
institutionen, öffentlicher Verwaltung sowie aus privaten und öffentlichen datenproduzierenden Unternehmungen.

27 Oct 2020

Cause commune: une co-construction des pratiques entre le terrain et la recherche

L’objectif principal du projet Cause Commune est de construire une méthodologie participative et novatrice dans la politique d’action sociale qui profite à la cohésion sociale, au bien-être et à la qualité de vie des habitants.