WADA announces launch of Social Science Research (SSR) Collaboration Platform website


Agency publishes results of Stakeholder Survey on SSR in sports integrity

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce the launch of an Anti-Doping Control. new website Promote Social Science Research (SSR) opportunities as part of the SSR Collaboration Platform; and results both of the relevant Stakeholder Survey Released in April 2021.

This SSR Collaboration Platform It is an informal “community of practice” for international organizations that fund or support the SSR in sports integrity issues. It was established by WADA to increase visibility with the Council of Europe, the European Commission, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Partnership for Clean Competition (PCC), and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). social science research in sport. More information is available at: notification Released in April 2021.

About the Stakeholder Survey

The purpose of the Stakeholder Survey was to help Platform collaborators understand the needs of the sports community to improve their support and promotion of SSR in sports in the future. The survey received more than 350 responses representing a range of different types of organizations in the following five categories:

  1. University/Research Institutes
  2. Sports Federations
  3. Anti-Doping Organizations
  4. Private Organizations
  5. public authorities

This Survey results Indicate that SSR is important to sports integrity stakeholders and also identify challenges in accessing funding opportunities and subsequent research findings.

About the SSR Collaboration Platform Website

In response to the survey results, the SSR Collaboration Platform Web site To act as a central hub for the SSR. Site:

  • highlight financing opportunities
  • facilitate and centralize access to research findings and
  • Providing updates on the workings of the platform

Stakeholders will be able to register for Platform notifications through the site.

If you have any questions regarding the Stakeholder Survey Report or the SSR Collaboration Platform, please contact Kelsey Martin, Research and Policy (Education) Coordinator, at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. JavaScript must be enabled to view..

Tuesday, 30 May 2023

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