Extra training, international workshops and guest lectures

The ViDSS strengthens education and international networking of doctoral candidates by organising seminars, workshops and guest lectures by/with international scholars from outside the University of Vienna. This page provides an overview of guest professors and visiting scholars invited by the ViDSS and the Faculty’s departments.

 Winter semester 2020/21


“Transparent and reproducible social science research”
Methods seminar in the doctoral programme in Social Sciences
14–18 December 2020

The course will introduce students to the “problems” in current research practices and the “solutions” the open science agenda offers. The course will be hands on and discussions driven by the questions students encounter in their sub-fields.

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“Attitudes and perceptions about questionable and open research practices among quantitative communication Research”
Research Talk at the Department of Communication
17 December 2020, 13:00

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Bert N. Bakker

Assistant professor of political communication at the Amsterdam School of Communication Research and co-director of the Hot Politics Lab (www.hotpolitics.eu) at the University of Amsterdam

Paul Lazarsfeld Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Vienna, Department of Communication