SRA North & Midlands Evening Seminar (with Methods@Manchester): Innovative Qualitative Methods for Researching Everyday Life


The SRA has teamed up with Methods@Manchester to co-present an evening of networking, discussion and thought-provoking presentations. Professor Sue Heath (co-director of the Morgan Centre) will talk in depth on ‘Innovative Qualitative Methods for Researching Everyday Life’. The event will also include lightning talks and formal networking with SRA members and senior academics from the University of Manchester’s School of Social Sciences and School of Law.

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The new SRA North and Midlands group are pleased to present the third in a series of free evening seminars, in collaboration with Methods@Manchester. Mustard (Research Agency) have invited us to their central Manchester offices for the event, which will bring together the North West’s diverse social research community.

Professor Jackie Carter (co-director of Q-Step Manchester), Dr Lisa Williams (director of Methods@Manchester),  Dr Beverley Bishop (Chief Social Researcher, Health and Safety Executive) and Colin Auton (Managing Director, Mustard) will start the evening with lightning talks and formal networking.

Professor Sue Heath (co-director of the Morgan Centre for Research into Everyday Lives) will then speak on ‘Innovative Qualitative Methods for Researching Everyday Life’. Professor Heath joined the University of Manchester in September 2010, having previously worked at the University of Southampton, where she was co-director of two ESRC Research Centres: the National Centre for Research Methods and the Centre for Population Change. Since its launch in 2005, the Morgan Centre has established itself as a centre of excellence, committed to breaking new empirical and theoretical ground in the fields of personal life, relationships, and everyday life. Professor Heath will talk about some of the innovative methods being used by members of the Morgan Centre to explore different facets of everyday life, including examples linked to a recent artist-in-residence project which explored the potential of observational sketching as a research tool.

Light refreshments and drinks will be available.

The venue is a 5 minute walk from Manchester Oxford Road Station, and about a 10 minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly. If you are planning to drive, we recommend the NCP Palace car park - postcode M1 6NE (for sat navs).

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