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SRA Annual Conference 2021

The SRA conference is back!  Learn from experts and peers on key issues, at this one-day online event on 25 November 2021.

Social research (and much else) came to an abrupt halt in March last year. Find out how researchers have adjusted, re-worked and innovated their way through unprecedented times.

Join us on Thursday 25 November 2021 for the SRA’s first online conference, featuring:

Keynote speakers

  • Sir Ian Diamond, National Statistician:  The challenges of running a Census during a pandemic; with discussant Jill Rutter, Institute of Government
  • Sarah Castell, CEO of Involve:  The value of deliberative and participatory approaches, as exemplified by the recent Climate Assembly
  • Jane Elliott, Professor of Sociology at Exeter University:  On combining qualitative and quantitative research and narrative

In Conversation

  • Making research organisations more inclusive:  Victoria Boelman, Young Foundation, and Babita Earle, Chair of MRS Diversity & Inclusion Council, share experiences of using the government's Kickstarter scheme, and explore the range of opportunities for change
  • Making research more inclusive:  Marie-Claude Gervais, Versiti, and Reema Patel, Ada Lovelace Institute, unpack terms like 'seldom heard' and discuss transformative changes to the culture of research

Research in practice - 12 sessions with researchers at the sharp end

  • Overcoming desirability bias  ~  App-based ethnography  ~  Evaluation in a crisis  ~  Visual participatory action research  ~  Developing digital health serivces  ~  How scripters see survey design  ~  Peer researchers on peer research  ~  What is shared evaluation?  ~  A longitudinal study in a pandemic  ~  From school-based to home-based survey  ~  Participatory evaluation  ~  Researching the influencers

‘Research Compendium’ - Building on the success of the 2019 conference's Research Gallery, a showcase of creativity in research, with short films, cartoons, poetry and prose on display throughout the day

Meet the software specialists - presentations on a range of useful software products and services:

  • QDA Services
  • Quirkos
  • MaxQDA
  • QSR International

All sessions include live audience Q&A via Zoom.  And you can meet up with colleagues old and new in networking sessions.

The Conference will be hosted by CrowdComms.

11/25/2021 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
GMT Standard Time

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