27 Nov 2018

Débat “Age & Société”, Fondation Leenaards

Engagement et rôle social des seniors A l’heure de l’allongement de l’espérance de vie, l’engagement social des seniors est-il la principale clé du bien-vieillir? Contribuer au vivre-ensemble est-il nécessaire pour donner du sens à sa retraite? Ce rendez-vous Leenaards âge & société a pour but d’interroger les liens entre engagement social et qualité de vie des aînés. Cette rencontre sera […]

04 Dec 2018

Next presentation of the FORS-SSP Methods and Research Meetings with Prof. Daniel Gatica-Perez (EPFL)

The next presentation of the FORS-SSP Methods and Research Meetings will take place on Tuesday December 4, 2018 at 12.15-13:30, room 5799 at Geopolis. Professor Daniel Gatica-Perez from the EPFL will give a talk entitled: Crowdsourcing the campus, the city, and beyond Abstract The engagement of youth in local concerns has educational, social, and economic implications. There is an entire open agenda of […]

14 Feb 2019

2nd Swiss Longitudinal Data Fair

Save the Date! Second Swiss Longitudinal Data Fair, February 14, 2019, University of Lausanne Searching for the right longitudinal data for your doctoral work or new research project? This one-day event will include presentations and posters on various major Swiss longitudinal surveys in the social sciences, including TREE, the Swiss Household Panel, SHARE, CoCon and the LABB of the Swiss […]

05 - 07 Jun 2019

20 years of the Swiss Household Panel in 2019

10th International Conference of Panel Data Users in Switzerland: 20 years of the Swiss Household Panel The special anniversary edition of the International Conference of Panel Data Users will inclucde plenary sessions (keynote speakers to be announced), thematic sessions and a poster session. The thematic sessions cover a variety of topics, such as health and well-being, education and labour market, […]

Past events

09 Nov 2018

Big Data in the Social Sciences – Challenges and Opportunities

On 9 November 2018, the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences is organising a symposium in Bern on the subject of Big Data in the Social Sciences and its challenges. “Big Data” is a buzzword that can no longer be ignored. In Switzerland, the discussion has so far been conducted primarily under IT-related and legal aspects. However, it remains […]

08 - 09 Nov 2018

Symposium “Ethical issues in social science research”

The symposium “Ethical issues in social science research” aims to provide a space for reflection and debate by (re)placing ethical issues at the centre of research practice. It is organized by the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lausanne and the National Competence Centre for Social Sciences (FORS), in close collaboration with the Institute of Sociological Research of […]

06 Nov 2018

Next presentation of the FORS-SSP Methods and Research Meetings with Dr. Jacques-Antoine Gauthier

We are pleased to announce the next presentation of the FORS-SSP Methods and Research Meetings. The next meeting will take place on Tuesday November 6, 2018 at 12.15-13:30, room 5799 at Geopolis. Jacques-Antoine Gauthier, Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Social and Political Sciences of the University of Lausanne, will give a talk entitled: Categorization of social trajectories using longitudinal data: Methodological and empirical dimensions of multidimensional […]