improving infrastructure and quality of education

women’s collective efficacy and political engagement in Malawi


Peace, honor, pride

Evaluating the impact of COVID-19 on mortality using Telephone surveys

Prof. Chinsinga handing over the donation


Soliciting views on how gender campaign messages influence voters' preferences for female candidates

The Ohio Study Abroad Program in Malawi

About Us

Established in 2013, the Institute of Public Opinion and Research (IPOR) is a research organization providing Social Science research, advisory and consulting services, based in the University town of Zomba, Malawi. To date, we have conducted several assignments for our clients which have included local and international universities, local non-governmental organizations and international research firms. Among other things, we collect, analyze and report on data; and provide advisory and consulting services for our clients. Drawing from our team of renowned and experienced researchers, we believe in delivering quality for every assignment that we undertake, big or small. We are indeed a centre of excellence in Social Science research, advisory and consulting.

Our Mission

To offer high quality advisory services and conduct excellent and independent research designed to produce new knowledge and transformative insights as the basis for innovative and practical policy interventions that promote the well-being of societies, especially in the developing world

Recent News


Rapid Mortality Mobile Phone Surveys (RAMMPS)

Posted on Nov 01, 2022 at 08:03

Rapid Mortality Mobile Phone Surveys (RAMMPS) project is still in progress and now we are in 3rd quo



Endline evaluation of Strengthening Higher Education Access in Malawi Activity (SHEAMA)

Posted on Nov 01, 2022 at 07:22

As part of the Malawi Higher Education Portfolio Assessment, the Institute of Public Opinion and R


The Edward Chiwayula Trust Fund

Before his sudden and untimely passing on April 17th, 2016, the late Edward Chiwayula was working as an enumerator on the Governance and Local Development Project, a collaborative venture between IPOR, the Program on Gover...

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