On 10-14 July 2016, the third ISA Forum convened in Vienna, Austria. About 4000 sociologists from 100 countries took part in the Forum. A. S. Boyashov, research specialist of the Resource Center, and A. E. Kuteinikov, Assistant Professor of the Sociology Department of the SPSU, presented a paper on the development of global professional groups in the process of defending human dignity in the European Court of Human Rights. The staff of the Center for Sociological and Internet Research helped to collect and process the data using the Center’s equipment. Focusing on the mechanism of human dignity defense in the European Court of Human Rights, the researchers have analyzed the entire base of the court's decisions.

The project analyzing electoral choices of residents of the №19 single-mandate constituency before the elections to the legislative assembly has started. The research project includes sample calculation and personal interview instrument development, group managers mentoring and research support to field works, data entering and processing. The project deliverables include the electronic SPSS database and analytical report of the research findings.

The project analyzing electoral choices of citizens of the Russian Federation on the eve of the elections to the State Duma of the 7th convocation has started. The research project includes sample calculation and personal interview instrument development, group managers mentoring and research support to field works, data entering and processing. The fieldwork encompasses 58 areas of the Russian Federation. The project deliverables include the electronic SPSS database and analytical report of the research findings.

The paper-and-pencil survey focusing on the image of the past, present and future in the youth’s consciousness has finished. The survey respondents included students of the following Departments: Philosophy, Political Science, Biology, Soil Science, History, Psychology, Sociology and Institute for Earth Sciences.