The Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA) was last week (Friday 9 June) established as a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ERIC) by Commission Decision.
A second SERISS training course on survey sampling, weighting and estimation will take place at the University of Ljubljana on 24-25 April 2017. The training session - Sampling, Weighting and Estimation in Survey Methodology will be instructed by Stefan Zins and Matthias Sand of GESIS.
An article about SERISS has appeared in the fifth anniversary special edition of Pan European Networks: Science & Technology. An article written by Dr. Sarah Butt of the European Social Survey outlines the aims, ambitions and areas of work within the SERISS project.
25 participants will be given the chance to attend the first ever SERISS training course at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia this autumn. The two-day training course - Designing questionnaires for cross-cultural surveys - will be held on 24-25 October 2016.
Three SERISS research infrastructures - the European Social Survey (ESS ERIC), the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE ERIC) and the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA AS) - have been recognised as ESFRI Landmarks by the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI).
The first Advisory Board meeting of WP7 ‘A survey future online’ met on 2nd February 2016 in London to discuss the development of the cross-national online survey panel CRONOS. CRONOS panel is the first European probability-based cross-national online survey. It will be conducted in the UK, Estonia and Slovenia. CRONOS participants will be recruited from respondents to the face-to-face Round 8 European Social Survey (ESS) starting in September 2016. There will be a total of 6 waves of online data collection over 12 months, with the first wave starting in February 2017.
Representatives from each of the six participating infrastructures met in London to celebrate the launch of the SERISS project and discuss the programme of work that lies ahead.
Europe’s leading social science infrastructures awarded major EU funding to strengthen role in addressing grand societal challenges
21st September 2015 is the official launch of a major new social science cluster project - Synergies for Europe’s Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences’ (SERISS) - funded by the European Commission as part of its Horizon 2020 programme.