IMGAME

New Publications: Imitation Game

Posted on 18 November 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
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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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EVENT: Methodological Innovation in Mental Health and Wellbeing Research

Posted on 29 September 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
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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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Budapest Fieldwork and LO Workshop

Posted on 30 May 2014 by Robert Evans

Budapest Fieldwork and LO Workshop Earlier this month, the IMGAME team spent a very pleasant, if rather hectic, week in Budapest. Over the course of six days, we managed to run two Step One sessions and also collected data from nearly 800 Step Two participants. We also had a very successful LO workshop and gave
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Experimental Social Science Workshop

Posted on 9 May 2014 by Robert Evans

On Monday 28 April Rob Evans and Martin Weinel were in Helsinki at the Experimental Social Science workshop organised by Professor Petri Ylikoski of Helsinki University. The workshop explored the different ways in which experimental approaches are being used within the social sciences. This diversity was nicely illustrated by the three presentations that made up
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New Imitation Game Paper

Posted on 2 May 2014 by Robert Evans

Rik Wehrens, one of the local organisers on the IMGAME project, has just had a paper published based on his own Imitation Game research. The paper examines the use of the Imitation Game to research patient-provider communication in the care of patients with chronic illness. The paper is published in Health Care Analysis and is
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IMGAME fieldwork in Wroclaw

Posted on 31 March 2014 by Robert Evans

In March 2013, the IMGAME project went to the Department of Economic Psychology in the Polish University of Social Sciences and Humanities Faculty in Wroclaw to conduct Imitation Games on the topic of sexuality; specifically, to what extent can straight men pass as gay. The topic is interesting because of the changing attitudes to homosexuality
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Report on Chinese IMGAMEs

Posted on 22 March 2014 by Robert Evans

The Chinese Embassy website contains a report on our recent visit to Geneva, where we demonstrated the Imitation Game method to Professor Qiu Zeqi, the Director of the Center for Sociological Research and Development Studies of China (CSRDSC) in Peking University. The report is available at: http://www.cnedu-ch.org/publish/portal64/tab4128/info105177.htm
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