Social Research Mini Methods Festival and Launch of Methodological Innovations Online
Wednesday & Thursday, 26th & 27th April 2006 : Robbins Conference Centre
Wednesday 26th April Stream One
Robbins Seminar Room 1
Stream Two
Robbins Seminar Room 2
0900-0930 Coffee and Registration - Robbins Foyer
0930-1100 Gayle Letherby
Some Methodological Dilemmas - Sex, Lies and Audiotape
Kevin Meethan
Doing Historical Research with the Internet
1100-1130 Coffee - Robbins Foyer
1130-1300 Zoe James
Using Ethnography to access hard to reach populations: Talking to New Age Travellers
Malcolm Williams
Using the Office for National Statistics Longitudinal Study (LS)
1300-1400 Lunch and Postgraduate Poster Session - Robbins Foyer
1400-1530 Elizabeth Ettorre
Writing about the self: the methodological 'ups' and 'downs' of doing autoethnography
Joyce Halliday & Sue Richardson
Just ticking the boxes: The significance of information loss in self-assessment questionnaires
1530-1600 Tea - Robbins Foyer
1600-1730 Patsy Staddon
Emancipatory research for mental health service survivors
Roman Borisyuk
Introduction to Neural Networks


Thursday 27th April Stream One
Robbins Seminar Room 1
Stream Two
Robbins Seminar Room 2
0900-0930 Coffee - Robbins Foyer
0930-1100 Sam Regan de Bere & Tracey Collett
Methodological Issues in Medical Education
Andy Phippen
Virtual Methods
1100-1130 Coffee - Robbins Foyer
1130-1300 Val Woodward
Creating spaces for methodological innovations in the Government
Jo Wathan, University of Manchester
An introduction to the large scale government surveys and the Samples of Anonymised Records
1300-1400 Lunch and Postgraduate Poster Session - Robbins Foyer
Launch of Methodological Innovations Online - Robbins Seminar Room 1
1400-1430 Welcome - What do we mean by 'methodological innovations'? What the journal is about
1430-1530 Prof Barbara Katz-Rothman, City University, New York
'The "I" in Socilology'
1530-1600 Tea - Robbins Foyer
1600-1700 Prof Kees Aarts,University of Twente, The Netherlands
'Parsimonious Methodology'
1700-1715 Journal Goes Live!
1715-1830 Reception - Robbins Foyer

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