SRA North and Midlands Group Free Evening Seminar: Challenges and Innovations in Social Research


Ian Wilson, Senior research fellow at the Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR) at Sheffield Hallam University, will describe some of the Centre's work, using recent projects to illuminate key methodological challenges in social research.  A wide range of methods - social surveys, econometric modelling/cost-benefit analysis, qualitative and ethnographic methods, and spatial analysis of big data - will be discussed, in projects covering:

  • Planning and housing policy within devolved city regions
  • Transport and access to labour markets for low income households
  • Policy evaluation

Press the 'Register' button for more information and to book your free place at this Sheffield-based event.

After the seminar, there will be time to meet and network with Ed and fellow researchers based in the North and Midlands region.

Ian's research interests include include economic methods for valuation and evaluation, housing, worklessness and welfare reform.

CRESR is a leading policy research centre which seeks to understand the impact of social and economic disadvantage on places and people, and assess critically the policies and interventions targeted at these issues.

This is the second in a newly launched series of seminars organised by the SRA North and Midlands Group.

Light refreshments and drinks will be served at the event.


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