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BSA Conference 4-6th April

I am very excited to say I will be presenting at the British Sociological Association conference this year. I am presenting a co-authored paper with my colleague Charlene Crossley that examines the role of map making in a participatory action research cycle – this examines Charlene’s work with young people and my work with female… Continue reading BSA Conference 4-6th April

Conferences · Offender Supervision · RESEARCH:inthepark · Uncategorized

Data Collection, REALab, @Creative_Crim & A New Arrival

I have to admit, I have been rather lazy in keeping the blog updated. There are reasons (not excuses) for this – see further down this post! So here is a little recap of the things that I have been up to since summer. Data Collection (POP) Currently, I am in data collection. This is… Continue reading Data Collection, REALab, @Creative_Crim & A New Arrival

Conferences · Education · RESEARCH:inthepark

Workshop – Engaging with Publics in the Cultural and Creative Sector 

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 

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Discourse(s) in the Social Sciences

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

Conferences · Education · RESEARCH:inthepark

CYPInnovResMethods16 – Cardiff University 25th April 2016

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

Conferences · Education · RESEARCH:inthepark

Success – REALab, the Whitworth, and innovative research methods with children and young people

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

Education · Field Work Diary · Offender Supervision

Doing Participatory Action Reserch

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