6th Edition Conference

ESRC Research Methods Festival

The ESRC Research Methods Festival, organized by the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) will take place from 8th July to the 10th July 2014 at the St Catherine's College in Oxford, USA. The conference will cover areas like Cross-National Methods And International Knowledge Exchange, Secondary Data Analysis Initiatives, Methodological Innovations, Social Media And Creative Methods, Careers And Skills Development. Some prominent speakers include Professor Gary King, Harvard, Professor Sharlene Hesse-Biber, Boston College, Professor Douglas Harper, Duquesne University.

Schedule & Agenda

Tue, 08 Jul10:00 AM - 12:45 PMUsing Secondary Analysis to Research Health and Wellbeing, Using Secondary Analysis to Research Individual Behaviour, Using Secondary Analysis to Research Social Diversity and Population Dynamics, Using Secondary Analysis to Research Ageing, Using Secondary Data Analysis to Research Economic Performance, Methodological Innovations in Qualitative Longitudinal Research, Cross-National Research, Innovations in Survey Methods, Methods at the Boundaries of Social Sciences and Arts/Humanities
Tue, 08 Jul12:45 PM - 01:30 PMLunch
Tue, 08 Jul02:15 PM - 03:30 PMGary King: Ncrm Annual Lecture Sponsored By Ijsrm (Chair: Patrick Sturgis), How To Use Oral History Methods, Telling The Untellable: Researching 'Emotionally Sensitive' And 'Challenging' Topics, Possibilities Of Paradata: Technologies And Social Practices: Poverty Surveys 60 Years On
Tue, 08 Jul04:00 PM - 05:30 PMMixing Modes In Social Surveys: Current State Of The Art, How To Use Visual Research Methods, How To Expand Your Methodological Comfort Zone, Resolving Methodological Challenges In Criminal Justice Research, Research Careers In Different Contexts, Swiss Methods Festival Guest Session: Longitudinal Studies In Conversation Analysis, Publishing In Journals And Peer Review Process, How To Manage And Share Data, 'What Is ...Crowdsourcing', 'What Is...Fixed Effects' And 'What Is...Small Area Estimation'
Tue, 08 Jul06:00 PM - 07:00 PMWine Reception
Tue, 08 Jul07:00 PM - 08:30 PMSupper
Tue, 08 Jul08:30 PM - 10:00 PMEvening
Wed, 09 Jul09:15 AM - 11:15 AMUsing Linked Administrative Data For Research, Analysing Canonical Narratives Of Good And Bad In Everyday Life/Analysing Everyday Digital Narratives, Longitudinal Data Analysis: Methods And Applications, Researching The City, Methodologically Informed Teaching, Learning And Use Of Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis (Caqdas) Packages, Microeconometric Methods To Identify Causal Effects - Theory And Applications, How To Read And Write Critically, Challenges/Opportunities Of Using Social Media For Social Science Research, Research Ethics In Context: Qualitative Methods And Ethical Challenges
Wed, 09 Jul12:45 PM - 01:30 PMLunch
Wed, 09 Jul02:15 PM - 03:30 PMKey Lecture Sharlene Hesse-Biber: The 'Thing-Ness' Problem Of Mixed Methods Research (Chair: Rosalind Edwards), Teaching Quantitative Methods: What Can Qualitative Researchers And Teachers Learn?, Disseminating Your Research: Journals, Books And The Media, Using Specialist Bibliographies, Abstracting And Indexing Databases
Wed, 09 Jul04:00 PM - 05:30 PMKnowledge Mobilisation and the Social Sciences: Engagement, Coproduction, and Exchange How to Use Imitation Games Research Impact: How to Get Media Coverage of Your Research Beating Those Mid-PhD Blues Finnish Research Methods Festival Guest Session: Analysing Diary Data / Ethical Agency / Online Ethnography What is the UK Data Service? New Methods for Old Data: Diverse Approaches to Reusing Qualitative Data Ethnographic Portraits: Writing to Communicate 'What is...Rhythmanalysis', 'What is...Qualitative Interviewing' and 'What is...Problem-Centred Interviewing'
Wed, 09 Jul06:00 PM - 07:00 PMWine Reception
Wed, 09 Jul07:00 PM - 08:30 PMSupper
Wed, 09 Jul08:30 PM - 10:00 PMEvening
Thu, 10 Jul09:15 AM - 11:15 AMDigital Research: A Multimodal Approach Pathways: Understanding Biosocial Influences on Health Throughout the Lifecourse Practical Issues in Policy Evaluation Online Learning With a View to Teaching Research Methods Teaching Quantitative Methods Bridging the Gap Over Time: Integrating Longitudinal Qualitative and Quantitative Data Democratisation of Research Methods
Thu, 10 Jul12:45 PM - 01:30 PMLunch
Thu, 10 Jul02:45 PM - 03:30 AMKEY LECTURE Douglas Harper: Visual Methods: Sociology and Beyond (Chair: Professor Graham Crow), Systematic Reviews for Complicated and Complex Questions, Methods for Evaluating Complex Interventions: Theory of Change Approaches, Inclusive Research: Advances in Participatory Methods and Approaches, How to Develop Effective Research Proposals
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