Methods Fair 2011
Wednesday 5 October 2011, 9.30 - 5.30
Roscoe Building, University of Manchester
In collaboration with University of Lancaster and University of Liverpool
Find out about the range of research methods being used across the social sciences.
|10.00||Introduction to the day, Professor Martin Everett
The obligations and opportunities of post-graduate research, Professor James Thompson
|Professor James Thompson, Associate Dean for External Relations will offer some reflections on the challenges and opportunities which PhD students face when conducting empirical research, including obligations and responsibilities to those being researched as well as opportunities for taking research out to the wider society.|
|10.20 - 10.50||
An introduction to Ketso
Video montage of the Methods Fair
|4.00 - 5.30||Nora Groce, UCL - Applying Research to Real World Problems
Professor Groce will outline research that uses a mix of qualitative and quantitative methodologies to address complex issues in global health and international development at levels ranging from improving outreach programmes for vulnerable populations. She will argue that researchers should start with a good question and then make use of a range of methodologies that can most appropriately help to answer the problem being considered.