Knowledge E | 16th September 2017: Survey Design for Social Sciences & Humanities (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

16th September 2017: Survey Design for Social Sciences & Humanities (Egyptian Knowledge Bank), Cairo, Egypt

Start Date: September 16, 2017

End Date: September 16, 2017

Venue: Cairo, Egypt


This workshop will be tailored for established Social Sciences and Humanities academia and will aim to increase the learner’s understanding and application of the skills required for successful survey design. The workshop will focus on how to create a good survey questionnaire by teaching learners how to determine what questions should be asked on the questionnaire, write good survey questions that generate more valid, actionable data, select the best survey question format to meet your research needs, design survey scales, including popular likert scales, and avoid common mistakes when you write survey questions.


This course is ideal for:

  • Social science and humanities academic researchers, currently writing a research paper
  • Established researchers who wish to better understand research design
  • PhD students who aim to begin publishing scholarly papers in the immediate future in the social sciences and humanities


Dr. Laura Sudulich
Senior Lecturer in Politics
University of Kent, UK

Dr Sudulich is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the School of Politics and International Relations of the University of Kent. She is also affiliated to the Centre d’étude de la vie politique (Cevipol) Université Libre de Bruxelles. During the academic year of 2012-2013 she was a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute and she holds a PhD in Political Science from Trinity College Dublin.


From October 2009 to September 2012 she worked at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) as a lecturer and post-doctoral fellow, where she contributed to the Support and Opposition to Migration (SOM) project, funded by the European Commission’s 7th Framework Program. She has taught many courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.


Her research interests include public opinion, electoral campaign, political communication and the intersection between new technologies and political behaviour. Her work has been published in the British Journal of Political Science and Public Opinion Quarterly and Party Politics among others. Laura is an editor for the European Consortium m for Political Research Press and an associate editor of the Journal of Elections Public Opinion and Parties.  She is an expert in survey design and quantitative methodologies.