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.

11 Oct 2022

Free online data management webinar on Data Documentation (11.10.2022)

FORS offers free webinars as part of the Data Management Webinar Series. The next one is on Data Documentation (11.10.2022), followed by Anonymisation of quantitative data (1.11.22) & Anonymisation of qualitative data (22.11.22).

06 Nov 2022

Projektausschreibung: Sozialwissenschaftliche Jugenderhebung 2024/2025 und 2028/2029

Für die Zyklen 2024/25 und 2028/29 suchen die ch-x eine Projektverantwortliche bzw. einen Projektverantwortlichen, die/der das Projekt auf der Grundlage eines von ihr/ihm entwickelten Konzeptes innerhalb der Vorgaben der ch-x weiterführt.

Past events

27 Sep 2022

Free data management webinar on “Informed consent”

FORS offers four free webinars as part of the Data Management Webinar Series: Informed consent (27.09.22), Documentation (11.10.2022),  Anonymisation of quantitative data (1.11.22), Anonymisation of qualitative data (22.11.22).

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.

06 Sep 2022

Get free coffee & dessert at the next FORS lunch seminar

Marlou Ramaekers from Radboud University & visiting researcher at FORS will present the following project: “Against the threat of individualization? Risk and protective factors that affect informal helping in Western countries”.

11 - 26 Aug 2022

26th Summer School in Social Science Methods

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

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.

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 !