Mr Darren Pennay

Mr Darren Pennay

Position: Founder, Board Member & Executive Director, Social Research Centre
School and/or Centres: Centre for Social Research and Methods


Phone: +61 3 9236 8500

Researcher profile:

Darren is the founder, Board Member and Executive Director of the Social Research Centre and an Adjunct Professor with the University of Queensland’s Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR).  Darren’s specific interests include large-scale survey design and management, longitudinal surveys, community attitudes research, health research, policy development research and survey methodology.  He is a full member of the Australian Market and Social Research Society and has QPMR (Qualified Practicing Market Researcher) accreditation.  Darren is also a member of the American Association of Public Opinion the World Association of Public Opinion Research and the European Survey Research Association.  Darren has played a leading role in the introduction of dual-frame telephone surveys to Australia and is a leading proponent of the Total Survey Error approach to survey research.

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