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Feb

10

Wednesday

Response of Understanding Society to the COVID-19 pandemic

6.00pm

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Speaker: Jonathan Burton, Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex

Series: City, University of London - European Social Survey HQ - NatCen Social Research survey methodology seminar series

During the COVID-19 pandemic face-to-face interviewing was suspended. This webinar describes how Understanding Society: The UK Household Longitudinal Study reacted to the pandemic, including the changes required to the continuous annual data collection fieldwork design and questionnaire content, as well as the launch of a new COVID-19 study.

About the Speaker

Jonathan Burton is the Associate Director for Surveys for Understanding Society at the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex. He is responsible for data collection across the study, and contributes to the survey methods research of the institute, publishing articles on consent to data linkage and the use of new technologies in data collection.

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6.00pmWednesday 10th February 2021