ESRA News Archive

ESRA Podcast nominated for Market Research Podcast Award

The ESRA Podcast has been nominated for the 2022 Market Research Podcast Award! The annual award is sponsored by Little Bird Marketing and GreenBook.

Please support us! Voting is open from now until 12 August. You can vote here:
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Submitted: 2022-07-13

Call for New Editor Survey Research Methods

The European Survey Research Association is looking for a new editor for its journal Survey Research Methods. The position starts as soon as possible. The new editor will work next to the current editor (Ulrich Kohler) for up to two years so that a smooth transition will be established.

If you are ... Read more
Submitted: 2022-02-17

Save the date: ESRA23

We are excited to announce that ESRA 2023 will be on 17-22 July 2023 in Milano, Italy. The event will be hosted at the University of Milano-Bicocca.

More information will follow soon.

Stay tuned!
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Submitted: 2022-01-25

Register for the ESRA21 Conference!

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Submitted: 2021-05-04

ESRA 2021 program is live

Please see the program at a glance or the full program.

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Submitted: 2021-04-29

ESRA 2021 Call for Nominations

The ESRA executive committee seeks nominations for positions to be filled in elections to be held this spring.

For the first time, ESRA will hold its elections electronically and the successful candidates will be announced in the weeks prior to the startof this year’s biennial conference.

ESRA seeks to appoint five new committee members to fill ... Read more
Submitted: 2021-03-29

Out now! SRM Summer Issue

It is here! The latest issue of Survey Research Methods (SRM). Articles include:

- Designing Better Questions for Complex Concepts with Reflective Indicators Willem Saris and Irmtraud Gallhofer

- Automatic Coding of Open-ended Questions into Multiple Classes: Whether and How to Use Double Coded Data by Zhoushanyue He, and Matthias Schonlau

- Response Patterns ... Read more
Submitted: 2020-08-11

Out now! SRM Special Issue on Covid-19

It is here! The special issue of Survey Research Methods (SRM) on "Survey Research Methods in the Corona-Crisis" has now been published. Articles include:

- Commentaries by Jonas Klingwort and Rainer Schnell on "Critical Limitations of Digital epidemiology: Why COVID-19 Apps Are Useless"; Ines Schaurer and Bernd Weiß on "Investigating selection ... Read more
Submitted: 2020-06-04

CfP: SRM Special Issue on Covid-19

Survey Research Methods (SRM) has just published a call for papers for a Covid-19 related issue "Research Methods in the Corona-Crisis". SRM seeks short papers that

1. comment on recent endeavours to provide evidence about the nature of the epidemiological events, and the societal consequences of the non-pharmacological interventions (NPIs),

2. propose research ... Read more
Submitted: 2020-04-16

It is here! The new issue of SRM

This issue features:

"Measuring geographic mobility: Comparison of estimates from longitudinal and cross-sectional data" by Nicole Watson

"Evaluating push-to-web methodology for mixed-mode surveys using address-based samples" by Peter Lynn

"The Impact of Splitting a Long Online Questionnaire on Data Quality" by Ioannis Andreadis and Evangelia Kartsounidou

"Effects of Header Images on Different Devices in Web ... Read more
Submitted: 2020-04-16

New Issue of Survey Research Methods

Survey Research Methods has just published its latest issue. All articles are accessible through the SRM webpage. Please find below the table of contents for your reference.


"Too fast, too straight, too weird: Non-reactive indicators for meaningless data in internet surveys" by Dominik Johannes Leiner

"Linking interview speed and interviewer effects on ... Read more
Submitted: 2019-12-12

CfP for BigSurv20 is now open

ESRA is proud to support the organisation of the BigSurv20 conference, which will be held in Utrecht (4-6 November 2020). The call for submission of abstracts and session proposals is now open. The submission deadline is February 13, 2020. Abstract should not exceed 500 words. Please prepare a session description in ... Read more
Submitted: 2019-12-06

ESRA board elections

Call for the ESRA board elections Read more
Submitted: 2019-07-01

ESRA 2019 - Call for Abstracts

ESRA 2019 - Call for Abstracts Read more
Submitted: 2018-09-21

Venue for 2019 Conference: Zagreb

The next venue for the ESRA conference will be Zagreb, Croatia. The dates for your diary are 15th July 2019 - 19th July 2019. Read more
Submitted: 2017-12-11

BigSurv18 Conference: 25-27th October 2018

Join us in Barcelona on 25-27th October 2018 to explore new statistical frontiers at the intersection of survey science and big data. Read more
Submitted: 2017-10-16

GESIS Summer School 2017

The European Survey Research Association will support participants of the GESIS Summer School 2017 by offering five small scholarships to cover tuition fees for a one-week course. We aim to expand ESRA's activities in the community of survey researchers by supporting education in the subject of survey research, in particularly of ... Read more
Submitted: 2017-03-28

Student travel bursaries for ESRA 2017

The European Survey Research Association invites applications for a limited number of travel bursaries for students attending ESRA’s biennial conference in Lisbon in 2017. The bursaries are meant to facilitate and encourage the participation of postgraduate students from all European regions.

Expenses covered

A bursary will cover an individual’s travel expenses, based on ... Read more
Submitted: 2017-03-28

Book for the non-probability conference now!

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Submitted: 2017-02-03

Survey Research Methods: Call for papers

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Submitted: 2016-12-16

QDET2 student, early career and developing nation awards available

Student, early career and developing nation awards are available for those wishing to attend the International Conference on Questionnaire Design, Development, Evaluation and Testing,Miami, Florida, 9-13 November 2016.

1. NCHS Monroe Sirken Innovative Paper Award for Young Scholars of Question Evaluation - to cover travel expenses

2. Up to $1000 for 6 ... Read more
Submitted: 2016-04-26

SQP and ESRA grant 4 scholarships for the course

6th and 7th July, 15-18h, RECSM summer school in Survey Methodology, Barcelona

Short description of the course:
This course discusses the problem of measurement errors in survey research. It will be shown what the consequences of the errors are in the results of the research. It will also be shown how ... Read more
Submitted: 2016-03-29

Venue for 2017 Conference: Lisbon

The next venue for the ESRA conference will Lisbon, Portugal. The dates for your diary are 18th July 2017 - 22nd July 2017. Read more
Submitted: 2016-03-29

Summer Schools 2016

Here you can find a list of summer schools in Europe that offer courses either regarding data collection or the (quantitative) analysis of survey data. Read more
Submitted: 2015-12-01