The SOM Institute is currently one of the most frequently cited sources in social science research. Our data and analyses are often used in the public debate.
Below, we have gathered some information we hope will help you in your work as a journalist.
The latest from the SOM Institute can be found here. It’s easy to start an RSS subscription to our news. Though, news and events are currently only available in Swedish.
The SOM Institute has collected a vast amount of data on Swedes’ attitudes, opinions and behaviour since 1986. Our long time series are unique, even in an international perspective. Contact us if you need material for an article; our research directors (see on the right of this page) will help you find what you need.
The SOM Steering Committee is in charge of the Institute and its operations.
The day-to-day work at the SOM Institute is lead by Research Director Henric Oscarsson, who is also in charge of, and are therefore available to answer questions regarding, the general analyses of SOM data.
If you have questions regarding a particular survey or analysis, please contact the respective researcher(s)/author(s).
The contact information for the researcher(s)/author(s) of a publication is often provided in the publication. If not, please contact the concerned research director (see on the right of this page) for further information.
The presentation of SOM staff members offers an opportunity to download high-resolution photos of individual co-workers. The images (tif) can be published at no charge.
Do you need further information? Please contact one of our research directors (see on the right of this page).
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