The Centre for Experimental Social Science (CESS) is dedicated to all areas of experimental social science research. With centres located in Oxford (UK), Santiago (Chile) and Pune (India), CESS has an international reputation for the promotion and facilitation of laboratory, online and in the field experiments across all areas of the social sciences.


Prof. Duch speaks at ETH Zurich

Today, Monday 3rd February, Professor Raymond Duch presents at ETH Zurich his paper entitled “Measuring Public Opinion via Digital Footprints”.

CESS Director presented at Oxera Consulting LLP

The Director of CESS, Professor Raymond Duch, presented his paper entitled “Enhancing experimental design with multiple modes, machine learning and digital trace” at Oxera Consulting LLP, in London, in 30th January.

Workshop on Leadership and Innovation

From 27th January and 1st February, the Nuffield Centre for Experimental Social Sciences will be holding the fourth version of its Workshop on Leadership and Innovation.

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Upcoming Events


Pia Raffler

Pia Raffler

Harvard University

Joint event with Oxford's Department of Politics and International Relations

Tue, 25th Feb 2020

12:30 - 14:00


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Peiran Jiao

Peiran Jiao

Maastricht University

Wed, 26th Feb 2020

14:00 - 15:00

History, Efficiency and Implementation: An Experiment

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Noah Bacine

Noah Bacine

University of Oxford

Wed, 4th Mar 2020

14:00 - 15:00

Forced Identity: the Role of Punishment in Group Behavior

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