Mr Sebastian Kocar

Mr Sebastian Kocar

Position: PhD Candidate
School and/or Centres: Centre for Social Research and Methods


Location: 146 Ellery Crescent, RSSS Building - Level 3. Acton, ACT 2601


BCommSc, MSc(Stats)

Researcher profile:

Sebastian is a PhD Candidate at the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods at the Australian National University. He holds a Master of Science degree in Statistics and a Bachelor's degree in Communication Sciences from the University of Ljubljana. He specializes in survey methodology, data confidentiality protection, higher education research, data analytics, and longitudinal data archiving. In his PhD research, Sebastian investigates survey errors,  including non-response and measurement errors, with a particular focus on online panels and web surveys. He has also been involved in higher education research projects as a data collection and analytics consultant for the Centre of the Republic of Slovenia for Mobility and European Educational and Training Programmes.

Thesis Topic:

Approaches to dealing with survey errors in online panel research


  • Survey methodology
  • Applied statistics
  • Data confidentiality protection
  • Higher education research

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