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

10 December 2019

| £190

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