- 2019 Harkness Student Paper AwardDeadline is January 18, 2019!Click here for more information
The World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) and the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) request submissions to be considered for the Janet A. Harkness Student Paper Award, as part of the program for WAPOR’s annual conference in 2019. This award is given in memory of Dr. Harkness, distinguished cross-cultural survey methodologist, who passed away in 2012. The award is open to current students (graduate or undergraduate) at the time of the submission or must have received their degree during the 2018 calendar year.
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- 2018 WAPOR Election ResultsRead more
WAPOR sought to fill two offices in elections this autumn: the Chair of the Professional Standards Committee and Vice President/President-Elect. With a 41.4% turnout, Timothy Johnson was elected Vice President/President-Elect, and Janet Streicher was elected Chair of the Professional Standards Committee, and will serve on the 2019 WAPOR Council.
- Newest Version of Freedom to Conduct Opinion Polls Available!A 2017 Worldwide UpdateRead more
WAPOR is pleased to announce that the newest version of the Freedom to Conduct Opinion Polls is available. This is the 6th report in this series, which began in 1984. The main themes of the study have remained the same, with a focus on national poll embargoes prior to elections, restrictions on conducting and publishing exit polls, awareness and conformity to professional codes and guidelines, and evaluation of overall poll quality and problems in conducting polls.
- WAPOR Colonia17-19 October 2018Click for more information!
WAPOR Latin America is making preparations for the 8th Latin American Congress, “Public Opinion and Democracy,” which will be held 17-19 October 2018 in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay.
For more information, please visit the conference website: http://www.waporcolonia2018.com.
- WAPOR and CSDIPapers presented on 3MC researchRead more about it
The International Workshop on Comparative Survey Design and Implementation (CSDI) was founded in 2002 in Brussels at a meeting of researchers active in cross-national or cross-cultural survey research. The main goal of CSDI is to improve comparative survey design, implementation and related analysis. The annual workshops provides a forum and platform for researchers involved in research relevant for comparative survey methods.
Current WAPOR president Claire Durand, former WAPOR president Tom W. Smith, and current WAPOR Standards Chair Timothy Johnson presented papers at the 2018 CSDI meeting in Limerick, Ireland.
Promote in each country of the world the right to conduct and publish scientific research on what the people and its groups think and how this thinking is influenced by various factors.
Promote the knowledge and application of scientific methods in this objective.
Assist and promote the development and publication of public opinion research worldwide.
Promote international cooperation and exchange among academic and commercial researchers, journalists and political actors, as well as between the representatives of the different scientific disciplines.