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
The conference on Tuesday 10 December, at a ‘modernist masterpiece’ venue, the Grade 1 listed Royal College of Physicians near Regents Park, London NW1.
Prices: from £70 to £135 (SRA members) and £190 (non-members – who can of course join us to get a discounted rate). And there’s an early bird 10% discount to 11 November.
Details and booking on the SRA conference website