Conference

Dr Sharon Elley, Liz Hurley and Dr Kim Allen, School of Sociology and Social Policy (L-YCR, FLaG) and Educational Engagement About the conference The UK government’s focus on Higher Education reform has recently been laid out in the White Paper: ‘Success as a Knowledge Economy: Teaching Excellence, Social Mobility and Student Choice’ (BIS, May 16th,…
One Day Conference The notion of ‘feckless’ young men who are assumed to be disinterested in ’being there’ or, worse, regarded as a potential risk to their children, continues to hold sway, particular in popular media and some political discoursed. However emerging research evidence counters such viewpoints and demonstrates that young fathers do care about…
About the conference This one day conference will be a tribute to Professor Bren Neale at the point of her retirement, and a celebration of her contributions to research, policy and practice relating to childhood, life course studies, family and welfare, qualitative longitudinal research, and data archiving and re-use. In the morning we offer presentations…
Date: 13 September 2010, 9.30 am – 5.00 pm Location: Beech Grove House, University of Leeds
‘Innovation in Social Research’ is a one day conference for postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers. It will focus on ‘innovation’ in social research methods. Leading academics will present ideas of ‘innovation’ in different methodological contexts, and delegates will explore what it means to be ‘innovative’ in social research practice. This will involve moving beyond, whilst still…