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Department’s Research Grants

2021 – 2025 Research Lab for the Digital Social Sciences. About the use of digital footprints in studying social problems.
The National Science Centre grant “Sonata Bis” (2020/38/E/HS6/00302)

2020 – 2023 Understanding response styles in self-report data: consequences, remedies and sources.
The National Science Centre grant “Opus” (Opus/17/HS6/00937)

Other Research and Activities

2022 – 2024 CSS is collaborating with The Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) at The Norwegian Academy of Science on a research grant: Disadvantaged Students Who Beat the Odds. Toward a New Generation of Research in Academic Resilience (#BeResilient project)


Pokropek, A., Żółtak, T., & Muszyński, M. (2023). Mouse chase: Detecting careless and unmotivated responders using cursor movements in web-based surveys. European Journal of Psychological Assessment, 39(4), 299–306.

Zając, T. Z., Żółtak, T., Bożykowski, M., & Jasiński, M. (2023). All that glitters is not gold—Mixed early labour market outcomes of STEM graduates in Poland. European Journal of Education58(3), 477-497.

Pokropek, A., Khorramdel, L., & von Davier, M. (2023). Detecting and Differentiating Extreme and Midpoint Response Styles in Rating Scales using Tree-Based Item Response Models: Simulation Study and Empirical Evidence. Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 65(2), 220-258.

Kajdy, A., Sys, D., Pokropek, … Mind-COVID Collaborative Team (2023). Risk factors for anxiety and depression among pregnant women during the COVID-19 pandemic: Results of a web-based multinational cross-sectional study. International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics160(1), 167–186.

Muszyński, M., Pokropek, A., Castaño-Muñoz, J., & Vuorikari, R. (2022). Can Overclaiming Technique Improve Self-Assessment Tools for Digital Competence? The Case of DigCompSat. Social Science Computer Review, 0(0).