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U.S. Youth and the 2016 Presidential Election

A recent GenForward survey from the Black Youth Project at the University of Chicago, together with The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, delved into the views of young adults on the U.S. presidential candidates and political issues. Researchers noted how unusual it … Continue reading

WAPOR Member Survey Results

Thank you to the almost 150 members that took part in our membership survey earlier this year. WAPOR Council has received a full presentation of the findings and your views are already helping us to plan for the future. This … Continue reading

Online Course for Journalists Launched in May

Joint Press Release: 10 May 2016 Understanding and Interpreting Opinion Polls: New International Online Course for Journalists AAPOR, ESOMAR and WAPOR have collaborated to launch the first-ever international online training tool for journalists to help improve media reporting about polls … Continue reading

Kaase Receives Dinerman Award

The following is the citation presented to Professor Kaase during the award banquet held as part of the WAPOR 69th annual conference held in Austin, Texas. WAPOR is pleased to present the 2016 Helen Dinerman Award to Max Kaase. As … Continue reading

In or Out?: Analysis of the Brexit

Thursday, June 23rd was the landmark vote for Britons to decide the fate of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. WAPOR Vice-President/President Elect Claire Durand, faculty member in the Department of Sociology at the University of Montréal., has followed … Continue reading

WAPOR Regional Conference: Barcelona, Spain

WAPOR Regional Conference Barcelona, Spain November 24-25, 2016 The World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR), in collaboration with the Research and Expertise Center in Survey Methodology (RECSM) and the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, will hold a regional conference on November 24-25, 2016 in Barcelona, Spain. The … Continue reading

Get involved with WAPOR

Are you interested in becoming more involved with our association? WAPOR’s Executive Council is looking for individuals to serve on our committees, which include our: Finance Committee, which oversees WAPOR’s annual budget, and strategizes about the organization’s finances and investments. … Continue reading

WAPOR 69th Annual Conference

WAPOR’s 69th Annual Conference “Public Opinion in Transition,” was held May 10-12 at the Hotel VanZandt in Austin, Texas (USA) jointly with the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) whose conference began on the same day that WAPOR wrapped … Continue reading

Allan L. McCutcheon (1950-2016)

Allan L. McCutcheon, Emeritus Professor of Statistics and Survey Research and Methodology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), passed away on May 3, 2016. He was 66. A celebration of his life was held on June 4 in Lincoln, Nebraska … Continue reading

Upcoming WAPOR Conferences

So many great things are happening in WAPOR! We have a number of interesting conferences in fantastic places. We hope you will find one, or more, that interests you! Deadlines for abstract submissions are listed. 69th Annual Conference in Austin, … Continue reading

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