Conferences

SEESHOP Publication

Posted on 6 March 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.
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Methodological Innovation in Mental Health and Well-being Research

Posted on 6 November 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
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4S Conference (Buenos Aires)

Posted on 18 September 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
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ESRC Methods Festival

Posted on 11 July 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
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SEESHOP8

Posted on 10 July 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
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Exploring Museum Expertise

Posted on 25 November 2013 by Robert Evans

Rob Evans has just returned from the Univeristy of Tromso, where he was an invited keynote speaker at the Exploring Museum Expertise Conference. The conference was organised by the University Museum of Tromso and also included a workshop on expertise and museolgy for PhD students. There were presentations for PhD students and researchers, with many
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EuroSTAR software testing conference

Posted on 15 November 2013 by Robert Evans

On Tuesday 5 November Rob Evans was at the EuroSTAR software testing conference in Gothenburg. The EuroSTAR conference bills itself as “largest and most prestigious event on the software testing calendar” and Rob was there to talk about work done by Harry Collins and himself on the nature of expertise and, in particular, the importance
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