Social scientists working on socio-economic topics can apply for one-month funded missions to the GESIS data archive and library (Mannheim and Cologne). The closing date for applications is 15 October 2019, for visits to be undertaken any time in 2020. During their stay, visiting scholars will be assigned an individual workspace and can discuss data elaboration techniques with GESIS archive staff. Data and services are explained at this link. Full details about how to apply are on this EUROLAB page…
New variable-time-matrix for EU Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) launched by GESIS
On 21 January, the GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences launched a new variable-time-matrix (Excel format) for identifying EU-Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) variables by type of data, reference period, unit of observation and mode of collection. EU-SILC is a cross-sectional and longitudinal sample survey, coordinated by Eurostat, based on data from the EU member states. EUI members should read the ‘How to Access’ section of this Library page which gives details of access application procedures. The GESIS site also provides transfer routines for converting EU-SILC data from .csv to Stata and SPSS. Full details.
GESIS, the German social sciences’ research service, invites applications for individual research visits to the EUROLAB data facility, Cologne from scholars using European micro data. The closing date for funding support is 15 December. One-month visits may be scheduled between April and June 2016. The European Data Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (EUROLAB) has an extensive collection of survey data (via the GESIS Data Archive). Successful applicants will receive a travel grant that covers travel costs (up to 450 Euro) plus accommodation. Details of access to micro data at the EUI are on this Library page.
The closing-date for data mission support applications under the EUROLAB initiative, Cologne, is the 31st of May. The following resources and support are provided: survey data access; research methodology support; statistical software; logistical support. The invitation covers “international comparative social research using survey data provided by the GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences… successful applicants will receive a travel grant that covers travel costs (economy class, up to €450) and accommodation.” Full details