10 Oct 2023

FORS Lunch seminar on “Quantifying Quality of Life Beyond Self-Reporting and Incorporating Daily Life into Medicine: mQoL Living Lab”

Join us at Géopolis for this lunch seminar with Katarzyna Wac from the University of Geneva

20 Oct 2023

Call for abstracts: ISSP user conference on Environment

The International Social Survey Programme (ISSP) is delighted to announce its second ISSP User Conference, scheduled for December 4, 2023 around the topic of Environment. Submit your abstract till October 20, 2023.

14 Nov 2023

Register for the 1st edition of the CNES Seminar Series: “Implementing mixed-mode surveys”

The CNES Seminar Series casts a spotlight on different National Election Studies that share their experiences in designing and conducting election studies. Free online event.

Past events

26 Sep 2023

Next presentation of the FORS-SSP Methods & Research Meeting with Bettina Moltrecht from the University College London (UCL) 

The title of the presentation: Development and use of Harmony, a Natural Language Processing tool to facilitate measurement harmonisation across studies.

12 Sep 2023

Sharing data in the light of the new Data Protection Law

What means the new Federal Act on Data Protection for your research? How and where to share your data and related research materials safely, while respecting the legal requirements? Register now.

10 - 25 Aug 2023

27th Summer School in Social Science Methods.

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

14 - 15 Jun 2023

12th International Conference of Panel Data Users in Switzerland

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.

27 - 28 Mar 2023

Advance Care Planning Dialogue Workshop

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

14 Mar 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 Feb 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 Jan 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 Jan 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 Dec 2022

Workshop “Cognition, decisions and wellbeing in later life”

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

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.

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.

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.