11 biggest questions in polling FAQs
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FAQs for Opinion & Election polls
Why do people conduct polls? Why do election polls get it wrong sometimes? Should all polls be vetted by the government?
The ESOMAR Government Affairs and Professional Standards team has compiled a list of FAQs for journalists and opinion leaders on Opinion and Election Polls to give confidence in tackling the latest polls.
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Face to face interviewing in times of COVID-19
With several countries slowly moving out of the lockdown, face-to-face interviewing is also slowly resuming. ESOMAR has therefore published practical guidance on what to consider when resuming fieldwork in times of COVID-19.
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Srikar GovindarajuESOMAR Staff, Senior Standards Programmes Coordinator at ESOMAR
Srikar Govindaraju is the Senior Standards Programmes Coordinator at ESOMAR, part of the Government Affairs and Professional Standards team. Srikar first joined ESOMAR as a consultant to the Government Affairs and Professional Standards team, before joining full time as part of ESOMAR's Brussels based team in late 2020.
As Senior Standards Programmes Coordinator, Srikar works closely with the Professional Standards Committee, as well as on disciplinary proceedings, and the Plus consultancy service. Srikar also program manages and hosts the Talking Insights podcast series, curating content and inviting guests to share their insights with ESOMAR's members and beyond. He is also the coordinator of the Research Got Talent initiative, working closely with associations around the world to run the competition.
Prior to joining ESOMAR Srikar worked for Mercedes-Benz. He holds an LLB from the University of Birmingham, an LLM from Maastricht University, and is a certified Data Protection Officer.
Contact Srikar at: firstname.lastname@example.org