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Tour of CESSDA – The Swiss Centre of Expertise in the Social Sciences (FORS)

Tour of CESSDA – The Swiss Centre of Expertise in the Social Sciences (FORS)

This series of articles highlight each of CESSDA's national service providers one at a time. Our first destination this summer is Switzerland.



ESS receives dataset award

ESS receives dataset award

The European Social Survey (ESS) has been chosen as the winner of the Lijphart/Przeworski/Verba (LPV) Dataset Award 2020.


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29 Jul 2020 - 21 Aug 2020

9th GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology

The GESIS Summer School 2020 has been moved online!

1 Sep 2020

Social Network Analysis: Fundamental Concepts

This free webinar, organised by the UK Data Service, is the first in a series of three on understanding and using SNA methods for social science research purposes. In this webinar we cover the fundamental concepts and terms underpinning SNA, and demonstrate how network data is structured and differs from more traditional social science datasets (e.g. social surveys).

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