Qualitative research methods Workshop: ‘Getting the most out of focus groups’ - Thursday 10 and Friday 11 July 2014

The Faculty of Health & Social Care presents:

Qualitative research methods Workshop: ‘Getting the most out of focus groups’

Professor Rosaline Barbour

Thursday 10 and Friday 11 July 2014, The Open University Milton Keynes

We are delighted to announce the 2014 series of workshops exploring qualitative research methods, to be held at The Open University. These workshops will be facilitated by our Professor of Health Care and qualitative research expert, Rosaline Barbour.
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‘Concerning Relations: Sociologies of Conduct, Care and Affect’, Exeter 2014

We are pleased to announce a two-day symposium ‘Concerning Relations: Sociologies of Conduct, Care and Affect’, 28/29 Nov. 2014, University of Exeter (for details see below). The aim of this exciting international workshop is to bring together leading researchers, practitioners and scholars from care studies, sociology of health and illness, science and technology studies, humanities and philosophy to rethink care. We also plan to publish the results of the workshop.

Concerning Relations: Sociologies of Conduct, Care and Affect

28/29 November, Exeter University
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Qualitative research methods Workshop: ‘Getting the most out of focus groups’

The Faculty of Health & Social Care presents:

Qualitative research methods Workshop: ‘Getting the most out of focus groups’ 

Professor Rosaline Barbour 

The Open University Milton Keynes 

We are delighted to announce the 2014 series of workshops exploring qualitative research methods, to be held at The Open University. These workshops will be facilitated by our Professor of Health Care and qualitative research expert, Rosaline Barbour. 
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Invitation | KCL Workshop - The Challenges of Mental Health for Social Science and Policy | June 19, 2014

The Department of Social Science, Health and Medicine at King's College London 

In collaboration with the Institute of Psychiatry and the Social Care Research Workforce Unit 

invite you to a workshop on 

The Challenges of Mental Health for Social Science and Policy 

Date: 19th June 2014 | Time: 9:00 - 18:00 | Location: King's College London, Waterloo Campus, Franklin-Wilkins Building, First Floor, Room 1.70 
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Recovery and Resilience. A sociological critique of strength-based models of mental health

One day workshop: Recovery and Resilience. A sociological critique of strength-based models of mental health 

University of East London, Monday 16th June 2014: 10.00am-5.00pm 

What is recovery? Are all conceptions of recovery the same, or are they contradictory? 

Has the idea of recovery been compromised? 

What are the progressive elements in recovery? 

Does it individualise social problems? 
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Cancer Prevention in Harder to Reach Groups: Call for applications

The new CRUK/Bupa Foundation Cancer Prevention Initiative aims to tackle cancer by funding cutting edge research into behavioural and lifestyle changes that can prevent people getting cancer. As part of the Initiative, the Bupa Foundation Fund aims to catalyse new multidisciplinary collaborations and develop innovative, radical and pioneering research in cancer prevention via a series of sandpit workshops. 
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**SPACES STILL AVAILABLE*** Introducing Qualitative Research: A Student's Guide: Second Edition Free Workshop and book launch

**A small number of spaces are still available - book your place now for our free workshop or join us to celebrate the launch!!! ** 

The Open University Milton Keynes look forward to welcoming you to:- 

Introducing Qualitative Research: A Student's Guide: Second Edition Free Workshop and book launch 

Rooms 3 & 4, Michael Young Building, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA 
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Introducing Qualitative Research: A Student's Guide: Second Edition Workshop and book launch

The Open University Milton Keynes look forward to welcoming you to:- 
Introducing Qualitative Research: A Student's Guide: Second Edition Workshop and book launch 


Rooms 3 & 4, Michael Young Building, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA 
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ESA Research Network on Sociology of Health and Illness - CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

PhD Workshop 'Ethics and methodological pitfalls in health research' 
27th August 2014, Helsinki, Finland 

The ESA Research Network on Sociology of Health and Illness (RN-16) is pleased to invite abstracts for its PhD Workshop 'Ethics and methodological pitfalls in health research' to be held on 27th August 2014 prior to the joint ESA RN16, ESHMS and ISA RC15 conference in Helsinki, Finland. 
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ESA Research Network on Sociology of Health and Illness

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS
PhD Workshop 'Ethics and methodological pitfalls in health research' 
27th August 2014, Helsinki, Finland


The ESA Research Network on Sociology of Health and Illness (RN-16) is pleased to invite abstracts for its PhD Workshop ‘Ethics and methodological pitfalls in health research‘ to be held on 27th August 2014 prior to the joint ESA RN16, ESHMS and ISA RC15 conference in Helsinki, Finland.
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Two day course: Qualitative interviewing in health research: from design to publication

2 day workshop: 11th and 12th June 2014 

The Institute of Health & Society at Newcastle University is pleased to announce a two day workshop to introduce those working in universities and in clinical roles to the processes and practices of qualitative interviewing in applied health research. 
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ESA RN16 PhD Workshop 'Ethics and methodological pitfalls in health research'

*CALL FOR APPLICATIONS* 
*ESA Research Network on Sociology of Health and Illness* 
*PhD Workshop 'Ethics and methodological pitfalls in health research' * 
*28th August 2014, Helsinki, Finland* 
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Introducing Qualitative Research: A Student's Guide: Second Edition Workshop and book launch

The Open University Milton Keynes look forward to welcoming you to:- 
Introducing Qualitative Research: A Student's Guide: Second Edition Workshop and book launch 
Rooms 3 & 4, Michael Young Building, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA 
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Research Methods Workshops - PhD Bootcamp Writing Up

Places are still available on our Qualitative Research Methods Workshop: 'PhD bootcamp: writing up'
Thursday 28th - Friday 29th November 2013

We are delighted to announce the next workshop in our Research Methods series; PhD bootcamp: writing up. This workshop will be facilitated by our Professor of Health Care Rosaline Barbour.
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Research Methods Workshops - PhD Bootcamp Writing Up

Qualitative Research Methods Workshop: 'PhD bootcamp: writing up'

Thursday 28th - Friday 29th November 2013

We are delighted to announce the next workshop in our Research Methods series; PhD bootcamp: writing up. This workshop will be facilitated by our Professor of Health Care Rosaline Barbour.
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Preparing for Patient & Public Involvement in research: Training for Researchers Workshop

The University of Salford is addressing the gap in public involvement in research training for staff and members of the public with a series of full-day courses. The first one is aimed at staff/researchers and future ones will be for the public only and combined staff/public depending on people’s preferences/levels of interest. Courses for the public will be at a much reduced cost and the facilitator,
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Extend your skills for research with children and young people

We still have a limited number of spaces available on our one day workshop 'Research with children and young people' on 10 October 2013 in central London.
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Call for Papers: Global Health & Science and Technology Studies workshop

Global Health is an emerging medical field that makes use of multiple disciplines and methodologies to address health and well-being of populations in diverse geographical contexts. Global health as a concept is multi-faceted and in practice it is often characterised by neoliberal surplus health, vertical service programmes and collaborations between international bodies seeking to address health-related issues in low-income countries. Science and technology play a central role in analysing these recent developments in Global Health, and with its interest in materiality, knowledge production, infrastructures, scientific collaboration and boundary-crossing, STS offers tools to understand Global Health challenges.
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The Sociology of Diagnosis - Workshop 3

We are pleased to announce that the third ESRC supported sociology of Diagnosis workshop will be on October 31st in Cambridge, UK.Simon Wessely, Monica Greco and Tom Shakespeare will be talking about the politics of diagnosis and the potential of collective health movements.Attendance is free, but you will need to register in advance. For further details and to sign up, please see www.sociologyofdiagnosis.com
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Social Aspects of Stroke and Ageing: Identifying the Gaps in the Evidence

‘Coming of Age in Swansea’ – The Art and Science of Ageing: Invitation to Research Workshop
Social Aspects of Stroke and Ageing: Identifying Gaps in the Evidence
Friday 31st May 2013, 12.00  – 2.00pm

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INTEGRATE invitation to IDEAS EVENT


TRANSFERS ACROSS GENERATIONS :  WEALTH AND POVERTY
An ‘Ideas Event’ supported by the ESRC

Deadline for applications:  30 April 2013

Following the launch of the new INTEGRATE network, we would now like to invite you to the network’s first workshop.  
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CALL FOR PAPERS- comparative research in health sociology and social epidemiology - an joined ESHMS-ESA-ISA initiative


The 2nd Special Interest Meeting on Comparative Research In Health Sociology and  Social Epidemiology in European Societies.

A Global Health Sociology Network initiative organized by the ESHMS in collaboration with the ISA RC 15 and the ESA RN 16 

June 20th -21st 2013
Department of Sociology, Ghent University, Belgium
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OU Research Methods Workshops April 2013 (Reminder)


There's still time to book your place on The Open University research methods workshops: Identifying and interrogating patterning and Using theory in qualitative data analysis.  Both workshops will be held at the Open University in April 2013 and will be facilitated by Professor of Health Care and qualitative research expert Rosaline Barbour.
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Reel Lives: Madness, Addiction and Crime in Canada, Vancouver Workshop


You are warmly invited to participate in an upcoming day-long workshop in Vancouver which will focus on depictions of madness, addiction and crime in Canadian documentary films. The workshop will include some of the leading voices working on these topics – it promises to be a unique opportunity for dialogue and a very exciting event:

REEL LIVES: MADNESS, ADDICTION AND CRIME IN CANADA
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Two Qualitiatve Methods Workshops


The Faculty of Health & Social Care at The Open University is delighted to announce the next events in our series of qualitative research methods workshops.  Workshop 2: Identifying and interrogating patterning and Workshop 3: Using theory in qualitative data analysis will both be held at the Open University in April 2013 and will be facilitated by Professor of Health Care and qualitative research expert Rosaline (Rose) Barbour.
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Symposium on HIV and Biomedical Prevention. London, Dec 17th 2012


HIV and biomedical prevention in the UK: re-framing the social science agenda.
Monday 17th December 2012, London.

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FOCUS GROUP WORKSHOP - OPEN UNIVERSITY 17th October, 2012


There are still some places available on this workshop. Registrations close on 10th October.

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CFP: ‘Transnational health care, regions and development’ - June 2013 - Wageningen University


Call for papers
‘Transnational health care, regions and development’

An international workshop sponsored by the Academy for Tourism at NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences and the Cultural Geography Chair Group at Wageningen University
20-21 June 2013
Held at Wageningen University, The Netherlands


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FOCUS GROUP WORKSHOP - OPEN UNIVERSITY - 17th October, 2012


The Open University is offering a series of qualitative methods workshops, with the first scheduled for 17th October. This will be a day-long workshop on Focus Groups and will be facilitated by Prof Rose Barbour.

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A few places left on NatCen Learning methods courses

NatCen Learning's Autumn open course programme is booking fast, we're offering a range of applied policy methods courses and workshops to suit all needs.
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Oxford Institute of Population Ageing Dataset Workshop, June 2012

This two day workshop will feature:
  • Presentations by experts from leading datasets
  • The opportunity to network with international colleagues
  • The chance to participate in smaller tailor made seminars and discussion groups.
  • Opportunity to collaborate on future projects and share information
  • Exposure to the historic city of Oxford and the University
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Using Video for Engaging Healthcare (and Other) Professionals in Reflexive Practice Improvement, April 2012, Warwick

International Workshop, University of WarwickIKON/IoH Joint Event, Supported by IAS'Using Video for Engaging Healthcare (and Other) Professionals in Reflexive Practice Improvement'Date:     24 April 2012Time:    10.00am-4.00pmVenue:  WBS Teaching Centre, University of WarwickCONVENOR:Professor Davide Nicolini, University of WarwickSPEAKERS:Professor Rick Iedema, University
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