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News - BES Resources

Here you will find a range of resources we think may be helpful in understanding British elections and in analysing BES data. We will be adding podcasts, powerpoint presentations and further information to make the analysis of BES data as straightforward as possible.

The following links may be helpful in accessing statistical software commonly used to analyse social science data:
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British Election Study – PhD Opportunity


We are pleased to announce the opportunity of a fully funded PhD position (including fees and maintenance) within Politics at Manchester. “Studying how the economy shapes voting using new ‘big data’ and the British Election Study” This is a CASE award in conjunction with the…

Wave 7 of the BES Internet Panel Released


The British Election Study is pleased to announce the release of the seventh wave of our Internet Panel survey. Wave 7 was conducted immediately prior to the 2016 local Elections. We will also be releasing wave 8 – a rolling campaign wave stretching from the…