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Professor Peter Lynn Professor of Survey Methodology

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Research Interests

  • Sampling, weighting and estimation methods
  • Non-response and response maximisation techniques
  • Mode effects and measurement errors
  • Frameworks and standards for survey quality


Peter is Understanding Society Associate Director for Methodology.  From 2017 he will serve a two-year term as President of the International Association of Survey Statisticians.


Displaying publications 1 - 15 of 240 in total

  1. Web-CAPI sequential mixed mode design in a longitudinal survey: effects on participation rates, sample composition and costs

    Annamaria Bianchi, Silvia Biffignandi, and Peter Lynn

  2. Survey-based cross-country comparisons where countries vary in sample design: issues and solutions

    Olena Kaminska and Peter Lynn

  3. Total survey error for longitudinal surveys

    Peter Lynn and Peter Lugtig

  4. The advantage and disadvantage of implicitly stratified sampling

    Peter Lynn

  5. Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 8: results from methodological experiments

    Mathew Creighton, Jennifer Dykema, Alessandra Gaia, et al.

  6. Targeted appeals for participation in letters to panel survey members

    Peter Lynn

  7. Methods for probability-based online and mixed-mode panels: selected recent trends and future perspectives

    Michael Bosnjak, Marcel Das, and Peter Lynn

    1. Survey Methodology
    2. Research
  8. Revisiting "yes/no" versus "check all that apply": results from a mixed modes experiment

    Gerry Nicolaas, Pamela Campanelli, Steven Hope, et al.

  9. Understanding Society Innovation Panel Wave 7: Results from Methodological Experiments

    Annelies G. Blom, Jonathan Burton, Cara L. Booker, et al.

  10. Improving survey methods: general introduction

    Uwe Engel, Ben Jann, Peter Lynn, et al.

    1. Survey Methodology
    2. Research
  11. Coping with nonresponse: overview and introduction

    Peter Lynn

  12. Targeted response inducement strategies on longitudinal surveys

    Peter Lynn

  13. Using motivational statements in web-instrument design to reduce item-missing rates in a mixed-mode context

    Tarek Al Baghal and Peter Lynn

  14. Going online with a face-to-face household panel: effects of a mixed mode design on item and unit non-response

    Annette Jäckle, Peter Lynn, and Jonathan Burton

    1. Information And Communication Technologies
    2. Survey Methodology
  15. Population sampling in longitudinal suverys

    Harvey Goldstein, Peter Lynn, Graciela Muniz-Terrera, et al.


Displaying media publications 1 - 15 of 18 in total

  1. When belief doesn’t translate to action: our twisted relationship with climate change

  2. How green are we?

  3. What makes us act green? London event for policy makers and academics

  4. Sharing patient data will improve all our health

  5. The friends and family test is unfit for purpose

  6. Doubts raised over friends and family test

  7. How one question can change the NHS

  8. Challenges of mixing interview modes

  9. Doubts raised over friends and family test

  10. Doubts raised over friends and family test

  11. Findings from University of Essex provide new insights into marketing research

  12. Findings from University of Essex provide new insights into marketing research

  13. Findings from University of Essex provide new insights into marketing research

  14. Mobile fallout - to be ignored at your peril

  15. University-led consortium awarded £1 million grant

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