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.

07 Dec 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.

08 Dec 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.
 

Past events

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.

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.

04 Nov 2022

Call for abstracts for the workshop on “Cognition, decisions and wellbeing in later life”

Call for abstracts for the LIVES workshop on “Cognition, decisions and wellbeing in later life” taking place in Lausanne on December 15-16 2022. Submit until November 4, 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).

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.

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.

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.