Data Quality research group


Two new members of the survey group in Utrecht

In the last few months, two new members have joined the survey methods group at Utrecht University: dr. Katharine Meitinger will join the group as an assistant professor. She previously worked as a senior research at GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences in Mannheim, Germany. In her new role she will various courses…

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Vera Toepoel elected president of RC33 (logic and Methodology in sociology)

Vera Toepoel has been elected as President of RC33 (Logic and Methodology in Sociology) of the International Sociological Association. The presidency is for four years. In the coming years Vera hopes to produce more content on the newly designed website of RC33 ( This in order to increase development opportunities in type C countries (e.g….

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Vera Toepoel delivering one-day workshop on smartphones and sensors

PUMA Methods Workshop Vera Toepoel   Smartphones: From Surveys to Sensors Date and time: 05.11.2018, 10:00-13:00 Venue: University of Vienna, Department of Government, Rooseveltplatz 3/1, 1090 Vienna, Seminar room Workshop Program/Overview The release of the first IPhone was now more than a decade ago, and smartphones have since become a mainstream device. In many countries,…

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Special issue on non response in Mathematical Population Studies.

Vera Toepoel is guest editor (together with Matthias Schonlau, Waterloo University) for a special issue on non response in Mathematical Population Studies (Volume 24 (2). 2017. open access).   Toepoel & Schonlau (editorial). Dealing with nonresponse. Strategies to increase participation and methods for postsurvey adjustments. Mazza & Punzo. Dealing with omitted answers in a survey…

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Vera Toepoel is teaching a mixed-mode workshop in Taiwan on June 27 2017.

Vera Toepoel is teaching a mixed-mode workshop hosted by National Chengchi University and National Chiao Tung University in Taiwan on June 27 2017. Full workshop: 0626 Robert Ackland–Big Data Analysis for Social Scientists 0627 Vera Toepoel–Mixed-mode surveys 0628 Rene Weber–Media Neuroscience 0629 Robert Potter–Psychophysiological measures in social science research

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