December 17 – Facebook & Academic Partnership: The Global COVID-19 Symptom Survey

For the MRC’s next webinar on Thursday, December 17 from 12:30-1:30pm ET, members and guests will learn first-hand the details and challenges of a partnership between Facebook and academic institutions to create and maintain a global COVID-19 symptom survey. The study is available in 56 languages and over one million responses are collected weekly. 


Frauke Kreuter, PhD., Director of the Joint Program in Survey Methodology at the University of Maryland, USA and Professor of Statistics and Data Science at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich. She is the 2020 recipient of the Warren Mitofsky Innovators Award of the American Association for Public Opinion Research. Dr. Kreuter is the Founder of the International Program for Survey and Data Science and the Coleridge Initiative.

David Vannette, PhD., Research Scientist on the Demography & Survey Sciences team at Facebook, Inc. He conducts research on survey methodology and survey infrastructure development, particularly focused on developing novel tools and methodologies for surveys—including surveys in AR/VR. He also provides survey policy and review support for all large volume and continuous tracking survey requests at Facebook.

Moderator: Carol Haney, Head Research and Data Scientist, Qualtrics



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