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PhD studentship in the Centre for Longitudinal Studies, UCL

Applications are invited for a PhD studentship in the Centre for Longitudinal Studies at UCL Institute of Education. The studentship is funded for three years from January 2017 and is based on one of 4 projects which relate to investigating measurement error and non-response in longitudinal surveys. Deadline is 11th November 2016.

Illustration for news: How Food Affects Political Regimes

How Food Affects Political Regimes

Andrey Scherbak, LCSR Senior Research Fellow, on how good nutrition can speed up the transition to democracy.

Call for Research Assistants at the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research

The Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) is looking for Research Assistants for its Moscow and St. Petersburg offices. Bachelor, master, or doctoral students reading for a degree in sociology, political science, or economics are particularly welcome to apply. Successful candidates will sign a part-time contract with the LCSR for 20 hours a week.

Postdoctoral Position in Belgium

The Centre for Sociological Research (CeSO), KULeuven has a vacancy for a post-doc position to analyse and report upon welfare attitudes of Russians in comparison to attitudes of citizens of a selection of European countries. Application deadline is 15 October 2016.

Social Science Helps Solve Problems

Regional Conference on of World Association of Public Opinion Research dedicated to Survey Research and the Study of Social and Cultural Change is taking place at HSE Moscow September 15-17, 2016 in partnership with World Values Survey. Ronald Inglehart, Academic Supervisor of HSE Laboratory for Comparative Social Research and the Founding President of the World Values Survey (WVS) has talked to HSE News Service about the role of sociology in the modern world and the changes in values and beliefs around the world.

Illustration for news: Seven WAPOR Papers that will Amaze You

Seven WAPOR Papers that will Amaze You

The World Association for Public Opinion Research’s (WAPOR) annual regional conference ‘Survey Research and the Study of Social and Cultural Change’ kicks off at HSE on September 15, 2016.

WAPOR Regional Conference Program is Available Online

We are glad to inform you that the preliminary program of the WAPOR Regional Conference “Survey Research and the Study of Social and Cultural Change” is available online.

World Association for Public Opinion Research Conference to Take Place in Russia for the First Time

From September 15 – 17, 2016, the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) Regional Conference ‘Survey Research and the Study of Social and Cultural Change’ will take place at HSE.

Ronald Inglehart gave the lecture “Modernization and Inequality: Trump, Brexit and Populism”

On Thursday, July 28, within the framework of the 6th International LCSR Summer School Professor Ronald Inglehart gave the lecture “Modernization and Inequality: Trump, Brexit and Populism.”

WAPOR Regional Conference Key Speakers

The list of the WAPOR 2016 Regional Conference key speakers is now available on the site.