Peter Lynn, Bob Erens and Patrick Sturgis:
A Strategy for Survey Methods Research in the UK (PDF)
The Survey Resources Network (SRN) was a service funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to co-ordinate and develop ESRC activities related to survey research methods. It ceased to operate on 31 December 2011.
The Network had four strands:
- Survey Question Bank - remains active
- Survey Skills Programme (completed)
- Survey Design and Measurement Initiative (completed)
- Survey Management Systems (completed)
The Network was managed and co-ordinated from the University of Essex with four other academic centres as partners. The Principal Investigator was Peter Lynn, Professor of Survey Methodology at the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) with co-directors from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine - Bob Erens; the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM), University of Southampton - Patrick Sturgis; the Centre for Longitudinal Studies (CLS), Institute of Education - 'Mac' McDonald; and the UK Data Archive - Louise Corti.