SRA Annual Conference 2019: Blurring boundaries and crossing frontiers in social research

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Tuesday 10 December 2019

Location Royal College of Physicians, London NW1

3 plenary speakers:

• Sir Adrian Smith, Director of the Turing Institute, will be speaking on what the new frontiers of data science and AI may mean for social researchers.   (keynote)

• Pamela Cox, Social historian at Essex University, author and presenter of the BBC2 series 'Shopgirls' and 'Servants': What makes for a successful interdisciplinary research project

• Lorraine Whitmarsh, Environmental psychologist at Cardiff University and Director of the new Centre for Climate Change and Social Transformations: Why working beyond traditional research boundaries is crucial in tackling climate change

6 Workshops:  breakout sessions with paired presentations from researchers sharing their real-world challenges, insights and lessons learned.  Themes are:  

  • Realist and real world evaluation
  • Research in Austerity
  • Moving Online
  • 6 degrees of participation
  • Innovation in disability research
  • The time dimension 

4 Masterclasses:  also in the breakouts, these in-depth learning sessions:

  • Using creative methods in qualitative data collection
  •  A taster in narrative inquiry: Exploring the power of stories in social research
  • What are complex systems evaluations?
  • Escaping the echo-chamber

Details and booking on the SRA conference website

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