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Events in 2014

Past events in 2014

ReCSS Playtime Research Network - Corruption

Wednesday 14 January 2015

An inter-departmental opportunity to talk and network around collective research interests and/or strategic topic areas in corruption and discuss what the best way is to take emerging initiatives forward through e.g. possible future funding opportunities.

Understanding & Influencing Parliament

Wednesday 3 December 2014

This event will introduce how Parliament works, the avenues through which academics and researchers can have influence, and includes academic colleagues talking through their experiences of influencing policy.

The Dyslexia Debate

Monday 13 October 2014

Professor Julian (Joe) Elliott from Durham University will present a talk titled "The Dyslexia Debate"

York CVS 75th Anniversary Lecture

Thursday 11 September 2014

York CVS celebrates its 75th Anniversary in 2014. York CVS continues to work across the breadth and diversity of the voluntary sector and is delighted to welcome Professor Bob Doherty from the University of York and Editor of the Social Enterprise Journal to give its 75th Anniversary Lecture.

European Sociological Association PhD Summer School Day 2

Tuesday 29 July 2014

A two day event for PhD students to debate "A Sociological Imagination for the 21st Century"

European Sociological Association PhD Summer School Day 1

Monday 28 July 2014

A two day event for PhD students to debate "A Sociological Imagination for the 21st Century"

European Sociological Association PhD Summer School Wine Reception

Sunday 27 July 2014

A two day event for PhD students to debate "A Sociological Imagination for the 21st Century"

International Development Studies Network: Development, Participation & and ever-present Tyrannies?

Monday 21 July 2014

Participation: The New Tyranny (Cooke and Kothari, 2001) was a widely cited and influential landmark in development studies, and had a profound impact on development practice. In this workshop, to mark the inception of the International Development Network at the University of York, the book’s editors (Bill Cooke and Uma Kothari) will outline the emergence and history of Participation: The New Tyranny.

Research Networks: Cities

Wednesday 16 July 2014

Research networks: Inter-departmental opportunities for talking and thinking about future funding opportunities and intellectual activity.

Tastes in Practice

Tuesday 15 July 2014

Understanding people’s tastes has proved to be one of the most difficult tasks for cultural sociologists. This seminar will investigate the meaning of tastes – lying between the social, the aesthetics and morality – and show why studying tastes matters in the understanding of social inequalities, social values and conventions.

Call for Papers for the White Rose Business and Management Doctoral Conference 14-15 July 2014

Monday 14 July 2014

The York Management School, University of York, is hosting the White Rose Doctoral Conference this year, on 14-15 July. We herewith invite abstract submissions, for consideration by the Conference Committee, for possible inclusion in the Programme.

Cognitive Interviewing Techniques

Tuesday 24 June 2014

Dr Pamela Campanelli will be running this one day course on Cognitive Interviewing techniques at the Research Centre for Social Sciences. The course is designed to familiarise participants with this powerful and efficient method of piloting survey questions called Cognitive Interviewing.

The Possibilities of Quantitative Secondary Data Analysis in Education

Tuesday 17 June 2014

This interactive seminar hosted by Dr Gillian Hampden-Thompson (CRESJ, University of York) will focus on the possibilities of quantitative secondary data analysis in addressing and informing educational issues. Our two guest speakers will illustrate the uses and potential of this approach by highlighting their own research and experiences.

The end of the Eurocrisis?

Wednesday 11 June 2014

DERS and ReCSS are holding a joint specialist Seminar

What are Universities for?

Thursday 5 June 2014

What are universities for? This symposium will provide an opportunity to hear views reflecting on what a university means today and how its work connects to wider communities.

Understanding Audiences

Wednesday 28 May 2014

This day-symposium brings together leading practitioners in different methods of understanding audiences. These include space syntax, ethnography, questionnaires, interviews and cultural profiling, and the use of digital metadata, and audience eye-tracking and neuro-imaging technologies.

ISRF-ReCSS Workshop Day 2

Tuesday 13 May 2014

At the ISRF Annual Workshop the ISRF’s Fellows report on their work, to each other and to a wider audience drawn here from its host, the Research Centre for Social Sciences (ReCSS) at the University of York. The Workshop focuses on the ISRF’s requirement that the research should be interdisciplinary, innovative and critical.

ISRF-ReCSS Workshop Day 1

Monday 12 May 2014

At the ISRF Annual Workshop the ISRF’s Fellows report on their work, to each other and to a wider audience drawn here from its host, the Research Centre for Social Sciences (ReCSS) at the University of York. The Workshop focuses on the ISRF’s requirement that the research should be interdisciplinary, innovative and critical.

2nd Health & Conflict Seminar

Monday 10 March 2014

The second Health and Conflict Seminar will be held on Monday 10th March from 4pm onwards in the Training Room in the new Research Centre for the Social Sciences (which is on the Science Park opposite the Innovation Centre).

Health & Conflict Seminar

Monday 13 January 2014

We are pleased to announce that the first Health and Conflict seminar will be held on Monday 13th January from 4pm onwards in the Training Room in the new Research Centre for the Social Sciences.

Small Innovation Projects and Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Thursday 9 January 2014

Small Innovation Projects (SIPs) are a new scheme designed to help academics and small businesses in Yorkshire & the Humber to collaborate. The scheme provides up to £7,500 for the company to spend on innovation projects of up to 3 months in duration, using expertise from within the University