Methods Fair – 4 November 2016
Date: 4 November 2016
Venue: Roscoe Building, University of Manchester
Come and find out about the range of research methods being used across the Humanities and beyond at the methods@manchester Methods Fair. A full programme will be available on our website shortly.
Our key speakers are Professor Colette Fagan, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Associate Dean for Research, and Dr Helen Norman, Research Fellow in the School of Social Sciences.
What to expect:
Methods-related PhD student presentations; Introductory workshops by leading academics; Opportunities to find out about methods training, online resources and short courses; Posters by PhD students and researchers; The chance to meet and network with researchers in your field.
Professor Colette Fagan, University of Manchester
Dr Helen Norman, University of Manchester
Catherine Castillo, University of Manchester
Andy Lawrence, University of Manchester
Rhys Jones, Cardiff University
The full programme will be available shortly
The keynote session will be provided by Professor Colette Fagan and Dr Helen Norman on Pathways to Impact: the example of our research partnership with Working Families.
Colette Fagan is Professor of Sociology and Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Manchester. Her research focuses on the field of employment and public policy with particular interests in gender inequalities and gender mainstreaming; working conditions and job quality; working-time (and time-use more broadly); and international comparative analysis. She is the UK national academic expert in the European Commission’s Expert Network on Employment and Gender Equality (ENEGE) and a member of the Eurofound Advisory Committee on Working Conditions. Her other engagements as an academic consultant to the policy community include research reports for the European Commission, Eurofound, the European Parliament, the European Trade Union Institute, the International Labour Office and the OECD.
Helen is a Research Fellow in Sociology at the University of Manchester. Her research interests focus on fathers and fatherhood, the gendered division of labour and gender inequalities in work and family life. Her role includes advising the European Commission on gender equality policy as a member of the European Network of Experts on Gender Equality (ENEGE), and collaborating on other funded national and international research projects for the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the European Commission, the United Nation’s International Labour Office, the Korea Labour Institute and the European Trade Union Institute.
We will be holding a poster session at the Methods Fair 2016. If you would like to take part in the poster session please read the full participation requirements here: http://www.methods.manchester.ac.uk/events/methods-fair-2016/posters/
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