A number of presentations have been given by those involved in SERISS at various international conferences. Their presentation slides are available to view and download in PDF format by clicking on the titles below.
International Workshop on Comparative Survey Design and Implementation (CSDI) 2019
A number of presentations by the SERISS team were delivered at the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, Poland, on 18-20 March 2019, for the CSDI Workshop 2019. Copies of the slides presented are available:
- Benjamin Beuster (ESS ERIC) – The Question Variable Database (QVDB) -a portal and documentation tool for the ESS
- Evelyn Brislinger, Dafina Kurti, Masoud Davari, Markus Quandt and Claus-Peter Klas (CESSDA ERIC) – The myEVSProject Management Portal: A Case Study for Survey Projects
- Sarah Butt (ESS ERIC) – Introducing an electronic Fieldwork Management System in the European Social Survey
- Hilde Orten and Stig Norland (ESS ERIC) – Documenting the European Social Survey questionnaire design process online using the Data Documentation Initiative (DDI)
European Survey Research Association (ESRA) Conference 2017
The 7th Conference of the European Survey Research Association was held in Lisbon, Portugal, on 17-21 July 2017. The conference was hosted by three schools within the University of Lisbon: the School of Economics and Management (ISEG), the Centre for Research in Social Sciences and Management (CSG) and the Institute for Social Sciences (ICS).
- Jan-Lucas Schanze and Stefan Zins (ESS ERIC) – The institutionalized population in survey research: Assessing the peril of coverage bias with cross-national survey data
- Kea Tijdens (WageIndicator) – Self-identification of occupation in web-surveys: Respondents’ choice between autosuggest and search tree
- Tom Emery (GGP) – Administrative Data Linking: Enriching Administrative Data with Surveys
- Benjamin Beuster and Hilde Orten (ESS ERIC) – The DASISH Questionnaire Design Documentation Tool (QDDT)
- Brita Dorer and Ana Villar (ESS ERIC) – Experiment for testing questionnaire translation methods in the European Social Survey (ESS): “Ask the same question” (close) versus more adaptive approaches
- Annette Scherpenzeel (SHARE ERIC) – The use of sampling frames in European Studies
- Ana Villar, Didrik Finnoy and Elena Sommer (ESS ERIC) – Cross-national Online Survey Panel (poster)
- Verena Ortmanns (ESS ERIC) – Measuring fields of education and training in cross-national surveys
- Brita Dorer (ESS ERIC) and Maurice Martens (SHARE ERIC) – The Translation Management Tool (TMT) used for a survey applying the TRAPD model: The example of the European Social Survey (ESS), Round 8
- Angelica Maineri, Ilziya Mindarova and Ruud Luijkx (EVS) – Population registers in European countries: A literature review
- Indrek Soidla and Mare Ainsaar (ESS ERIC) – Success and failure of recruitment of respondents into an international web panel
- Nejc Berzelak, Ana Villar and Elena Sommer (ESS ERIC) – The Effectiveness of Introductory Motivational Messages for Response Quality Improvement in Web Surveys
- Stephanie Stuck, Markus Kotte, Howie Litwin, Maurice Martens, Ella Schwarz (SHARE ERIC) – Friends Forever? Measuring Changes in Personal Social Networks
International Workshop on Comparative Survey Design and Implementation (CSDI) 2017
There were five presentations delivered by SERISS at the CSDI Workshop held from 16-18 March 2017 at the University of Mannheim, Germany. The Workshop was hosted by GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Science and Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES). CSDI was founded in 2002 to improve comparative survey design, implementation and related analysis.
- Annette Scherpenzeel (SHARE ERIC) The use of sampling frames in European studies
- Elena Sommer and Ana Villar (ESS ERIC) Design and recruitment of a probability based CROss-National Online Survey (CRONOS) panel
- Brita Dorer (ESS ERIC) and Maurice Martens (SHARE ERIC) The Translation Management Tool (TMT) used for a survey applying the TRAPD model. The example of the European Social Survey Round 8
- Brita Dorer and Ana Villar (ESS ERIC) Experiments for testing questionnaire translation methods in the European Social Survey (ESS) “ask the same question” (close) vs. more adaptive approaches
- Kea Tijdens (WageIndicator) Self identification of occupation in web-surveys: Respondents’ choice between autosuggest and search tree
3MC International Conference 2016
Members of the SERISS project took part in some sessions held at the Second International Conference on Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional and Multicultural Contexts (3MC 2016). The conference was held in Chicago, United States, from 25-29 July.
Presentations were given by:
- Brita Dorer (ESS ERIC) and Maurice Martens (SHARE ERIC) The Translation Management Tool (TMT) – a single online platform for translating cross-cultural survey instruments
- Elena Sommer, Sarah Butt (ESS ERIC) and Lennard Kuijten (SHARE ERIC) Developing a mobile fieldwork management and monitoring system (FMMS) – Challenges of cross-national implementation
- Maurice Martens (SHARE ERIC) Development of a Coding Platform
- Maurice Martens (SHARE ERIC) Managing Translations for Cross National Surveys
Q2016 – European Conference on Quality in Official Statistics
The SERISS project organised a panel at Q2016 – European Conference on Quality in Official Statistics – which took place in Madrid, Spain, from 31 May until 3 June 2016.
The panel – Synergies for Europe’s Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences and Official Statistics – aimed to promote the project and its outputs to National Statistics Institutes. Presentations showcased the value of social surveys as a source of high quality data and highlighted the commonalities between work carried out under SERISS and the challenges being addressed by the European Statistical System as part of ESS Vision 2020.
Presentations were given by:
- Brita Dorer (ESS ERIC) Experiment for testing questionnaire translation methods in the European Social Survey: Ask the same question versus more adaptive approaches
- Rory Fitzgerald and Sarah Butt (ESS ERIC) Synergies for Europe’s Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences and Official Statistics
- Tom Emery (GGP) Administrative data linking: Enriching Administrative data with surveys
- Marianne Høgetveit Myhren (CESSDA ERIC) New forms of data – Legal and ethical challenges
- Kea Tijdens (WageIndicator) Measuring Occupations: Respondent’s self-identification from a large database
IASSIST 2016 Conference
SERISS member – the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA ERIC) – organised a plenary session at the IASSIST 2016 Conference in Bergen, Norway, on 2 June
The session – CESSDA sets the stage for the data infrastructure of the future – demonstrated to the audience CESSDA’s research activities on an international level presenting both external and internal projects, including the SERISS project. This year’s IASSIST conference was called ‘Data Revolution′: Opportunities and Challenges for Research’ and was held in Norway from 31 May until 3 June 2016.
Presentations were given by:
- Mari Kleemola (FSD – Finnish Social Science Data Archive, CESSDA ERIC) Building a Metadata Portfolio for CESSDA
- Vigdis Kvalheim (NSD – Norwegian Centre for Research Data, CESSDA ERIC) CESSDA sets the stage for data infrastructure of the future
- Ivana Ilijasic Versic (CESSDA ERIC) Integrating Big Data, Software & Communities for Addressing Europe’s Societal Challenges
- Elena Sommer (ESS ERIC) Introducing SERISS