Today I helped facilitate a workshop at ‘Engaging with Publics in the Cultural and Creative Sector’ at the Royal Northern College of Music. This was a one-day event sponsored by the AHRC-funded North West Consortium Doctoral Training Partnership (NWCDTP). Our workshop addressed the question ‘What is the value of our research to cultural organisations and… Continue reading Workshop – Engaging with Publics in the Cultural and Creative Sector
Tomorrow I am presenting at the conference ‘Discourse(s) in the Social Sciences’ at York University. Follow this link to find out more about the conference. I am presenting the results of my masters dissertation, mainly because I am currently editing it in to a journal submission and I could really do with the feedback that… Continue reading Discourse(s) in the Social Sciences
Innovative research methods with children and young people, Cardiff University (25/4/16). Last week, Charlene and I attended an interesting and thought provoking methodology conference at Cardiff University. This was really one of those events where you thank your lucky stars the call for papers graced your inbox. Every single presentation gave you the gift of… Continue reading CYPInnovResMethods16 – Cardiff University 25th April 2016
So far this week it has been a week of successes, and amazingly it is only Tuesday! Yesterday, Charlene and I travelled down to Cardiff University for the conference ‘Innovative research methods with children and young people’. I submitted a poster presentation of the research proposal and Charlene presented a paper and a poster.I have… Continue reading Success – REALab, the Whitworth, and innovative research methods with children and young people
Currently I am juggling a number of projects; including a pilot study, gaining access at a different organisation for my new study, a number of conferences up and down the country, and a separate study altogether with REALab and the Whitworth. However, amongst all these distractions I am also still reading for my PhD and… Continue reading Doing Participatory Action Reserch
Happy New Year! The fact that I am saying that In February is some indication as to how busy I have been during the beginning of 2015. During January I was incredibly fortunate (particularly as I am still a masters student) to attend the PhD training school organised by COST Action IS1106 Offender Management in… Continue reading COST Action IS1106 Offender Supervision In Europe – Training School
The few months following graduation and beginning my MA have been hectic to say the least. However, now things are beginning to calm down I have begun reflecting upon my final year and how I can make use of my experiences. I have written and posted about my sociology dissertation and then about the research… Continue reading How to survive a student placement.