Register now for the free online webinar series on Data Management starting 09.09.21

Juli 20, 2021

Does your research involve data collection in a social science discipline? Do you wish to learn more about how to produce a DMP & how to apply good practices throughout the research process? If so, register now.

Neuer MOSAiCH COVID-19 Daten-Release (Wave 3)

Juli 9, 2021

Ein neuer kumulativer MOSAiCH COVID-19-Datensatz ist auf FORSbase erhältlich. Der Datensatz enthält die 3 COVID-19 Panelerhebungen, welche von Frühling 2020 bis Frühling 2021 durchgeführt wurden. Die MOSAiCH COVID-19 Studie misst die Auswirkungen der COVID-19-Pandemie auf die Gesellschaft in der Schweiz: https://forsbase.unil.ch/project/study-public-overview/17243/0/ Alle Informationen zur MOSAiCH COVID-19 Erhebung finden Sie hier.  

Der MOSAiCH/ISSP 2020 Datensatz ist soeben auf FORSbase erschienen

Juli 8, 2021

Der thematische Schwerpunkt der MOSAiCH Studie 2020 liegt auf dem Modul «Environment IV» des International Social Survey Programme (ISSP).

The COVID-19 pandemic increased social inequality in Switzerland in some respects

Juli 8, 2021

FORS and the HETSL have published a report on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the semi-lockdown in spring 2020 on the living conditions of households in Switzerland.

Peter Farago ist neues Ehrenmitglied der SAGW 

Juni 4, 2021

FORS ist sehr erfreut, dass Professor Peter Farago, Gründungsdirektor von FORS, von der Delegiertenversammlung der Schweizerischen Akademie der Geistes-und Sozialwissenschaften (SAGW) als neues Ehrenmitglied gewählt wurde.

11th International Conference of Panel Data Users in Switzerland

Mai 20, 2021

This edition includes thematic sessions covering a wide variety of topics: health & well-being, education & labour market, families, migration, politics & attitudes.

Pre-release of the EVS Trend File 1981-2017

Mai 6, 2021

We are happy to announce the pre-release of the EVS Trend File 1981-2017. This file is constructed from the five EVS waves and covers almost 40 years. In altogether 159 surveys, more than 223.000 respondents from 48 countries/regions were interviewed.  

First partial release for the ISSP 2019 on Social Inequality V

April 19, 2021

The ISSP team at the GESIS Data Archive is glad to announce the publication of the first partial data release of ISSP 2019 Social Inequality V, including data from Switzerland and 14 other countries.

SHARE-ERIC celebrates its 10th anniversary as the first ERIC ever

April 12, 2021

To date, more than 12,000 researchers in 75 countries are working with SHARE data and have produced more than 3,000 SHARE-based publications.

Save the date for the next SHP workshop

April 12, 2021

On the first day, there will be an introduction to the SHP and the R software. On the second and third day the workshop will focus on data management with R, based on data from the SHP. The workshop will be led by Dr. Hannah Klaas and Dr. Erika Antal from FORS.

FORS Jahresbericht 2020

April 12, 2021

Der FORS Jahresbericht 2020 stellt unsere methodische Forschung in den Sozialwissenschaften, unsere Daten- und Forschungsinformationsdienste, wissenschaftliche Kooperationsprogramme und Publikationen vor.

MOSAiCH 2022 – Ausschreibung zur Einreichung von Fragevorschlägen

April 5, 2021

Die MOSAiCH Ausschreibung 2022 mit Bezug auf das ISSP Modul « Familie und Veränderung der Geschlechterrollen V » ist eröffnet!

Release of the Swiss Household Panel waves 1-21: new data available

März 15, 2021

Waves 1-21 (1999-2019) comprise data on imputed income, wealth and CNEF data. This new data release also includes an intermediate wave with repeated measures and new variables related to COVID-19.

Register now for the Swiss Covid-19 Data Symposium on 23 March

März 4, 2021

The COVID-19 datasets: MOSAiCH, the Swiss Corona Stress Study, Selects, the Swiss Household Panel, the COVID-19 Social Monitor ZHAW, SHARE & the COVID-19 Edition of the Science Barometer CH.

A new version of the Selects Panel Survey has just been released

Februar 25, 2021

Wave 4 (fielded one year after the federal elections from 28 September to 2 November 2020) has been added to the dataset. To be downloaded for free on FORSbase.

The new cumulative Selects dataset (1971-2019) published on FORSbase

Januar 12, 2021

The Selects cumulative dataset provides a pooled set of Swiss election survey data which covers the period between 1971 and 2019. Check out which Swiss election surveys were used for the set.

Just published: 2 new FORS GUIDES on survey methods

Januar 12, 2021

The FORS Guides offer support to researchers & students in social sciences, who intend to collect data & to teachers at University level, who want to teach their students the basics of survey methods & data management.

Der kumulative VOTO Datensatz 2016-2020 ist soeben erschienen

Januar 11, 2021

Das Forschungsprojekt VOTO untersuchte nach jeder eidgenössischen Volksabstimmung die Beweggründe für die Teilnahme und die Entscheide der Schweizer Stimmberechtigten. Die anonymisierten Daten stehen nun für Sekundäranalysen zur Verfügung.

New FORS Working paper available

Dezember 17, 2020

„Sequentially mixing modes in an election survey“ by Oliver Lipps and Nicolas Pekari. This series presents findings related to survey research, focusing on methodological aspects of survey research or substantive research.

Final release of the ISSP 2018 on Religion IV

Dezember 17, 2020

The ISSP team at the GESIS Data Archive is glad to announce the final publication of the ISSP 2018 data on Religion IV, including data from 33 countries across the world.

Advancements in Online and Mobile Survey Methods

Dezember 14, 2020

The journal Survey Methods: Insights from the Field has just published a new special issue. This peer-reviewed journal is edited jointly by FORS, GESIS and PUMA.

New special issue on „20 years of the Swiss Household Panel“

Dezember 3, 2020

Robin Tillmann, Monica Budowski, Dean R. Lillard & Annette Scherpenzeel have just published this special issue in the Swiss Journal of Sociology.

Erste Resultate der COVID-19 Studie des Schweizer Haushalt-Panel

November 23, 2020

Während dem Lockdown im Frühjahr 2020 hat das Schweizer Haushalt-Panel eine zusätzliche Welle zur Beurteilung der Lebensbedingungen durchgeführt. Die Daten dieser Studie sind auf FORSbase verfügbar.

Call for abstracts for the SHP conference in 2021

November 16, 2020

The 11th International Conference of Panel Data Users in Switzerland will take place at the University of Lausanne in June 9-10, 2021. Submit your session proposal or your abstract for a presentation or a poster until February 14, 2021.

Ergebnisse der VOTO-Studie zur eidgenössischen Volksabstimmung vom 27. September 2020

November 12, 2020

Begrenzungsinitiative, Jagdgesetz, Steuerliche Kinderabzüge, Vaterschaftsurlaub, Beschaffung Kampfjets

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