Social Media in Social Research conference, London

The Social Research Association is pleased to announce our Social Media in Social Research conference, on Friday 16 May at the British Library conference centre in central London.

This is the fourth SRA conference on the uses of social media, a field of increasing relevance for social research.  Our presentations this year are:

•       Uninformed consent and social media research.  Dan Nunan, Henley Business School

•       Using social network analysis for social media in social research.  Dhiraj Murthy, Goldsmiths, University of London

•       The Collaborative Online Social Media ObServatory: a progress report.  Rob Proctor, University of Warwick

•       The ESRC’s social media agenda.  Samantha McGregor, ESRC

•       A social media case study – Facebook and Scottish independence.  Preriit Souda and Alastair Graham, TNS BMRB

•       The social media challenge within the Food Standards Agency. Dr Joanna Disson and James Baker, FSA

•       Analysing digital activism: The use of multi-layered digital ethnography in the social sciences.  Suay Ozkula, University of Kent

With questions after each presentation, and a Panel discussion to follow, delegates will have plenty of opportunity to raise and debate the issues.

Lunch and refreshments are provided.

The delegate rate is £75 for SRA members and £105 for non-members.

More information, a flyer, and online booking on the SRA website

With best regards,

Social Research Association

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