Social Media & Social Research Conference05 March 2012
"Using Social Media in Social Research" is a one-day conference in central London on Monday 5 March 2012.
This is the second SRA conference to focus on the uses of social media. Delegates will be able to:
- Get up to speed with the latest developments in the field,
- Discuss and debate the issues,
- Network and catch up with research colleagues in a relaxed and intimate setting (max. 50 attenders), in the Nuffield Foundation's historic building in Bedford Square.
The following speakers and their research topics are confirmed, and each paper will be followed by a question and answer session:
- George MacKerron on the LSE's Mappiness project
- Helene Snee on making ethical decisions in an online research context
- Michael Harrison on threatening behaviour and online social media
- Simon Haslam on how SRA members use social media for research
- Kate Bloor on using Facebook and social media to research a rare population
Lunch and refreshments are provided. The cost of the day is £50 for SRA members (£65 to non-members).
Please visit http://www.the-sra.org.uk/events.htm to see a flyer about the event and download a booking form. Places are limited so early booking is advised.
- Postgraduate researchers.
Staff supporting researchers development
- Social Research Association