Events Archive: 2008 – 2011

  • Date: 1 April 2008 - 1 March 2011

Negotiating educational inclusion with travelling families – challenging academics, policy makers and providers

Date: 17 March 2011, 1 – 2 pm
Location: Beech Grove House seminar Room

A nudge or a fudge? The role of health visitors in addressing inequalities in health

Date: 04 March 2011, 1-2pm
Location: Beech Grove House seminar room

Dr Nick Emmel, School of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Leeds

 

‘Here, now and then’: grandparenting, time and social exclusion

Date: 17 February 2011, 1-2pm
Location: Beech Grove House seminar room

Dr Kahryn Hughes, School of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Leeds

 

Choice and Change: A Qualitative Longitudinal Study

Timescapes Seminar Series 2010 – 2011

Date: 10 February 2011, 1-4.30 pm

Caroline Glendinning, Professor of Social Policy, University of York with colleagues

 

The educational strategies of the black middle classes

Date: 16 December 2010, 1-2pm
Location: Beech Grove House seminar room

Prof. Carol Vincent, Institute of Education, University of London

 

Do institutions matter? Comparing inequalities in the governance of the EU

Date: 02 December 2010, 1-2pm
Location: Beech Grove House seminar room

Dr Charles Dannreuther, School of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds

This seminar has been postponed to a later date t.b.c.

 

Living through Challenges in Changing Places: Blending Household and Neighbourhood Narratives

Timescapes Seminar Series 2010 – 2011

Date: 25 November 2010, 1-2 pm
Location: Beech Grove House Seminar Room, University of Leeds

Presenter: Professor Ian Cole, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, Sheffield Hallam University

 

Students’ experiences of school science in the context of national curriculum reform

Date: 11 November 2010, 1-2pm
Location: Beech Grove House seminar room

Dr Jim Ryder and Dr Indira Banner, School of Education, University of Leeds

 

Theorising inequalities in participation in UK higher education

understanding Bourdieu and other men who shouldn’t have made it to ‘elite’ universitites

Date: 28 October 2010, 1-2pm
Location: Beech Grove House seminar room

Dr Mandy Winterton, School of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Leeds

 

Are rich, less bright kids overtaking poor, bright kids? A closer look at the evidence from a statistical perspective

Date: 21 October 2010 | 1-2pm | Seminar
Location: Beech Grove House seminar room

Dr Yu-Kang Tu and Professor Mark Gilthorpe, Centre for Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of Leeds

 

Thinking about inequality

Date: 15 October 2010, 1-2pm
Location: Beech Grove House Seminar Room, University of Leeds

Dr Wendy Bottero, School of Social Sciences, University of Manchester

 

Making sense of life history data: the shifting ground of interpretation

Date: 14 October 2010, 1 – 2 pm
Location: Beech Grove House Seminar Room

Molly Andrews, Co-director, Centre for Narrative Research, University of East London

 

Storying qualtitative longitudinal research: sequence, voice and motif

Date: 01 July 2010, 1 – 2 pm
Location: Beech Grove House Seminar Room

Sheila Henderson, Independent Research & Consultancy, Visiting Fellow London South Bank University
Rachel Thomson, Professor of Social Research, The Open University
Janet Holland
, Professor of Social Research, London South Bank University

 

Seeing things differently? The promise of qualitative longitudinal research on the third sector

Date: 17 June 2010, 1 – 2 pm
Location: Beech Grove House Seminar Room

Rob Macmillan, Research Fellow, Third Sector Research Centre, University of Birmingham

 

Critical connections: the relational politics and practice of building practitioner and academic networks in researching advantage

Date: 05 May 2010
Location: Beech Grove House Seminar room

Dr Shona Hunter, School of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Leeds
Claire Dempster, NHS and Birkbeck College

 

A sideways look at gender and sibling relationships over time

Date: 15 April 2010 , 1 – 2 pm
Location: Beech Grove House Seminar Room

Ros Edwards, Professor in Social Policy, London South Bank University

 

Bridging the gap between research-policy-practice

Date: 24 March 2010, 1 – 2 pm
Location: Beech Grove House seminar room

Dr Sharon Elley, School of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Leeds

 

From Analysis to Insight

Date: 19 March 2010, 09:40h – 12:50h
Location: Room 11.20, Social Studies Building

 

Working with students as co-researchers to address marginalisation

Date: 10 March 2010, 1 – 2 pm
Location: Beech Grove House seminar room

Dr Kiki Messiou, Centre for Educational Studies, University of Hull

 

Worklife inequalities: Developing research tools to access and measure quality of life

Date: 15 July 2009, 12 – 1 pm
Location: Beech Grove House Seminar Room

Andy Brown, David Spencer. Quality of working life; shortcomings of measures of subjective orientations as guides to well being at work
Myles Gould. Multi-level modelling of job satisfaction.

 

Educational inequalities: thinking across levels of analysis to improve understanding of social processes and policy interventions

Date: 08 July 2009, 12 – 1 pm
Location: Beech Grove House Seminar Room

Jim Donnelly, Indira Banner, Matt Homer. Differential attainment in the school science curriculum
Sonali Shah. Disabled children’s experiences and educational policies: Life histories, social policy and links between private and public

 

Health inequalities: How researching contexts may challenge general causal models

Date: 01 July 2009, 12 – 1 pm
Location: Beech Grove House Seminar Room

Kim Edwards. Obesogenic environments in Leeds: the importance of micro level analysis for explanation and health interventions
Nick Emmel. Iconography and investigating inequalities and inequities in health

 

Researching inequalities and theorising the contexts of (qualitative) data generation

Date: 24 June 2009 , 12 – 1 pm
Location: Beech Grove House Seminar Room

Mike Baynham, Jean Conteh, James Simpson Linguistic ethnography, the research interview and other interactional exchanges
Sharon Elley Harnessing and understanding emotions in the research process

 

Equality of what? A review of methodological issues raised by the different ways of conceptualising equality

Date: 10 June 2009, 1 – 2 pm
Location: Beech Grove House Seminar Room

Jean Gardiner, Leeds University Business School

 

Researching with the hard-to-reach and the hard-to-keep

Date: 12 March 2009, 4 – 5 pm

Dr Nick Emmel & Dr Lou Hemmerman, School of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Leeds

 

Population Ageing in Central and Eastern Europe

Date: 04 March 2009, 4 – 5 pm

Dr Andreas Hoff, Senior Research Fellow, The Oxford Institute of Ageing

 

The ethics of research with children: experiences from a study of children growing up in poverty in Peru, India, Vietnam and Ethiopia

Date: 04 February 2009

Dr Virginia Morrow, Reader in Childhood Studies, Institute of Education, University of London
Dr Laura Camfield, Child Research Coordinator, Department of International Development, University of Oxford

 

The world we have made? Change, continuity and individualisation

Date: 04 February 2009, 4 – 5 pm

Professor Simon Duncan, Professor of Comparative Social Policy, University of Bradford

 

Times of our lives: problem internet gambling, time and the family

Date: 15 January 2009

Dr Kahryn Hughes, School of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Leeds
Professor Gill Valentine, School of Geography, University of Leeds

 

Chalk and cheese? Bringing together different sources of evidence in research

Date: 15 December 2008

An informal workshop event including presentations from those who are planning their research projects, those who are analysing data and a retrospective on completed research. Presentations by:

Paul Atkinson (PhD student, Department of History)
Katy Wright (PhD student, Department of Sociology & Social Policy)
Maddy Abbas (MA student, Department of Sociology & Social Policy)

 

Researching the contexts of family life

Date: 06 November 2008

Sarah Irwin and Sharon Elley, School of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Leeds – Parenting, subjectivities and social class
Kylie Sait, Macquarie University, Sydney – Parenting, diversity and support networks

 

Researching families: mixed methods approaches

Date: 23 April 2008

Dr Jacqui Gabb, The Open University and University of Leeds

 

Bad laws make hard cases: Using longitudinal qualitative research to explore policy issues around lone-parent employment

Location: Social Sciences Building Room 11.20

Jane Millar, Professor of Social Policy, University of Bath
Tess Ridge, Senior Lecturer in Social Policy, University of Bath