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Helen M. Crossley (1921-2016)

“Helen has always retained a fascination with research methodology, and also with the potential of survey research to make new discoveries about humankind, and to bring about positive change in societies around the world.” — George Gallup Jr. Helen M. Crossley … Continue reading

Luis Eduardo González (1945-2016)

Luis Eduardo González (1945-2016) was an outstanding Uruguayan professor and researcher, who was a great contributor to the development of public opinion studies in Uruguay. He was deaf from birth, and therefore also had trouble pronouncing some words properly. But … Continue reading

New and Expanded Cross-Cultural Survey Guidelines

First published in 2008, the Cross-Cultural Survey Guidelines have recently undergone a significant update and expansion (Beta release: July 2016). The new edition includes over 800 pages of content with major updates and the expansion of all existing chapters, as … Continue reading

Call for Applications: Editor of the International Journal of Public Opinion Research

The International Journal of Public Opinion Research, the flagship journal of the World Association for Public Opinion Research, is seeking an editor to replace Lilach Nir and Hernando Rojas, whose term as co-editors ends autumn 2017. The editor, appointed for … Continue reading

Life after BREXIT?

In the aftermath of Brexit, WAPOR has signed an open letter calling for EU institutions to renew their efforts in citizen-centric and evidence based policy-making. The letter, co-signed by ESOMAR and SYNTEC Etudes and addressed to European Commission President Jean-Claude … Continue reading

2nd International Conference on Survey Methods in Multinational, Multiregional and Multicultural Contexts (3MC 2016) held in Chicago

The second international 3MC conference was held in Chicago from July 25-29, 2016. It focused on methods, tools, strategies and protocols that help maximize comparability of survey data across countries, languages and cultures. The conference was attended by more than … Continue reading

WAPOR Barcelona

WAPOR, in collaboration with the Research and Expertise Center in Survey Methodology (RECSM, www.upf.edu/survey) and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra (www.upf.edu), will hold a regional conference on November 24-25, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. The theme of the conference is Political Trust in Contemporary … Continue reading

WAPOR Monterrey

Monterrey city, in northern Mexico, will hold the VII World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) Latin American Conference. The main subject of this meeting will be “The new ways of political participation and Latin America’s quality of democracy”. The … Continue reading

Contribute to WAPOR News

WAPOR is always looking for contributions to the news section of our website. In particular we are interested in public opinion on a global scale, including items of interest such as elections, political happenings, or surveys reporting waves of social … Continue reading

WAPOR Moscow

WAPOR will hold a regional conference, Survey Research and the Study of Social and Cultural Change, on 15-17 of September in Moscow, Russia. The conference will be hosted by the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) at the National Research University Higher … Continue reading

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