14 - 15 juin 2023

12th International Conference of Panel Data Users in Switzerland. Register till 1st of June!

This edition includes sessions covering topics, such as health and well-being, education and labour market, families, gender, ethnic minorities and migration, politics and attitudes, survey methodology, and longitudinal methods.

10 - 25 août 2023

27th Summer School in Social Science Methods. 3 new courses this year.

The programme of the 27th Summer School in Social Science Methods in Lugano is out now. Registration is open.

Past events

30 mai 2023

Next presentation of the FORS-SSP Methods and Research Meeting with Dino Carpentras from the ETH Zürich

The title of the presentation: ResIN: A method for analyzing attitude networks and attitude positioning on a latent space.

27 - 28 mars 2023

Advance Care Planning Dialogue Workshop

10 years of advance directives in Switzerland: an interdisciplinary public health perspective on advance care planning

14 mars 2023

FORS Lunch seminar with the winners of the FORS Data Re-use Award 2022

Presentations of the projects of the winners, notably Rita Schmutz (LIVES, University of Lausanne) and Mengling Cheng (LIVES, University of Lausanne)

14 févr 2023

FORS Lunch seminar on the Swiss COhort of Healthcare Professionals and Informal CAregivers (SCOHPICA)

Join us for this seminar on the Swiss COhort of Healthcare Professionals and Informal CAregivers (SCOHPICA): Career trajectories, intent to stay/leave the profession, wellbeing, and their determinants.

14 févr 2023

Introduction to LaRS-SWISSUbase for the Linguistics Community

Register now for this free online webinar that explains how you can deposit and share your research data in linguistics.

31 janv 2023

Next presentation of the Methods & Research Meetings with Professor Marc Scott

Who is minding the children? Gender equity in the first two years of the Pandemic

18 janv 2023

« 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.

15 - 16 déc 2022

Workshop “Cognition, decisions and wellbeing in later life”

With oral presentations from FORS collaborators: Valérie-Anne Ryser, Clément Meier and Sarah Vilpert.

08 déc 2022

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.

07 déc 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.

29 nov 2022

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.

25 nov 2022

Workshop on Safe Access to Sensitive Research Data

The one-day workshop « Safe Access to Sensitive Research Data » assembled relevant actors and stakeholders in Switzerland concerned by the dissemination of sensitive data for research purposes.

22 nov 2022

Free online data management webinar on qualitative data anonymisation

This webinar introduces you to the key principles of qualitative data anonymization & guide you through the different techniques for anonymising your data, as well as file handling procedures. It will also address some common concerns expressed by researchers, and how to possibly overcome them.

15 nov 2022

Cognitive Abilities and Attitudes/Behaviors towards End-of-Life Care

Robert Reinecke from FORS will present his project during a FORS lunch seminar. It will take place at Géopolis/UNIL between 12:45 and 13:45.

08 nov 2022

Journal and Data Archive Collaboration Forum (online)

This free online forum covers topics around research data underlying published journal articles. Publishers, editors, researchers & CESSDA Service providers are free to join.