New Publications: Imitation Game

Posted on November 18, 2015 by Robert Evans

The Journal of Mixed Methods Research has just accepted two Imitation Game papers for publication. They are: Collins, Harry, Robert Evans, Martin Weinel, Jennifer Lyttleton-Smith, Martin Hall, and Andrew Bartlett (2015) ‘The Imitation Game and the Nature of Mixed Methods‘, Journal of Mixed Methods Research. Collins, Harry and Robert Evans (2015) ‘Probes, Surveys and the Read moreabout New Publications: Imitation Game

New publications: Expertise Revisited

Posted on September 18, 2015 by Robert Evans

Studies in History and Philosophy of Science has recently published a number of articles dealing with the idea of interactional expertise (Goddiksen 2014; Plaisance and Kennedy 2014; Reyes-Galindo and Duarte 2015). In a new pair of linked papers, we respond to these critiques papers by re-examining the foundations of interactional and contributory expertise and explaining Read moreabout New publications: Expertise Revisited

SEESHOP Publication

Posted on March 6, 2015 by Robert Evans

SEESHOP 7, which was held in Tempe (Arizona) in May 2013, was co-located with several other research groups interested in expertise and interdisciplinary working. One aim of the joint meeting was to develop a paper that would map out the common ground between the groups, identifying what they shared but also what made each distinct. Read moreabout SEESHOP Publication

SEE Down Under…

Posted on November 7, 2014 by Robert Evans

Darrin Durant (University of Melbourne) teaches a 3rd year course on science and society that includes the SEE literature as part of a wider discussion of expertise and politics. One of his students, Gavin Scott, was so inspired — by both the reading and the teaching! — that he wrote an opinion piece for the Read moreabout SEE Down Under…

Methodological Innovation in Mental Health and Well-being Research

Posted on November 6, 2014 by Robert Evans

On the 16th October the Glamorgan Building played host to researchers from a variety of disciplines all pursuing research into Mental Health and Wellbeing. The event was distinctly international, with researchers from Rotterdam and Wroclaw presenting, alongside delegates present from Birmingham City University as well as various schools from within Cardiff University. The first half Read moreabout Methodological Innovation in Mental Health and Well-being Research

EVENT: Methodological Innovation in Mental Health and Wellbeing Research

Posted on September 29, 2014 by Martin Weinel

16 October 2014, 12.30pm – 5pm, Glamorgan Building, Cardiff The event is free but please register! With funding provided by Cardiff’s University Graduate College, this half-day event will present methodological developments on the cutting edge of Mental Health and Wellbeing research. Mental Health and Wellbeing research encompasses a large and varied body of research. It Read moreabout EVENT: Methodological Innovation in Mental Health and Wellbeing Research

4S Conference (Buenos Aires)

Posted on September 18, 2014 by Robert Evans

A brief and belated report on the multi-lingual 4S conference in Buenos Aires. The conference was a great success that revealed both the diversity of views within STS and the common themes that unite it. Rob Evans, Martin Weinel and Nicky Priaulx presented their papers in an eclectic but well-attended session that also included papers Read moreabout 4S Conference (Buenos Aires)

New Paper on Moral Expertise published

Posted on August 11, 2014 by Martin Weinel

An article co-authored by Nicky Priaulx (Cardiff Law School, Cardiff University), Anthony Wrigley (Centre for Law, Ethics and Society, Keele University) and Martin Weinel (Centre for Knowledge Expertise Science, Cardiff University) has been published in Health Care Analysis. You can access the article here Abstract We argue that the way in which the concept of Read moreabout New Paper on Moral Expertise published

ESRC Methods Festival

Posted on July 11, 2014 by Robert Evans

On Wed 9 July, the IMGAME project was at the NCRM Research Methods Festival. We had a session devoted to Imitation Game research, which included: a introduction to the Imitation Game method by Harry Collins a live demonstration of the Imitation Game in which we completed two rounds of questions and were able to show Read moreabout ESRC Methods Festival


Posted on July 10, 2014 by Robert Evans

This year’s SEESHOP was held in Waterloo, Ontario from 9 to 12 June. Like SEESHOP 7, it was co-located with the annual meetings of SRPoiSE and the STIR Project. A full programme is available from the Communities of Integration website. The SEESHOP programme was one of the best we have had and contained a wide Read moreabout SEESHOP8