ESRC Research Methods Festival 2018 to feature session on sensors in social research

The newly announced provisional programme of the ESRC RMF2018 in Bath, 3-5 July, will include sessions themed around the NCRM’s Methodological Innovation Strand.

Kicking off on the first morning of the three-day event will be presentations and demonstrations organised by the HomeSense team with invited speakers from Bristol and Nottingham

The Sensors in social research session on Tuesday 3 July, at 10:00 to 12:30 will report on a number of sensor-based studies of social life and potentially sensitive settings.

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Jie Jiang to share lessons learned from the HomeSense research strategy UK/Japan workshop in Tokyo.

 

CRESS Research Fellow in Computational Social Science Dr Jie Jiang
CRESS Research Fellow in Computational Social Science Dr Jie Jiang

On 7 & 8 September, Jie Jiang will be attending a Joint UK/Japan workshop, titled: “Acceptability and Value of IoT in the Home” at the British Embassy in Tokyo. She’ll present a paper, titled: “Using IoT to study life at home“, sharing the lessons learned from designing, implementing and practising a sensor-based research strategy for the HomeSense field trial.

Supported by funding from FCO, EPSRC and the PETRAS Internet of Things Research Hub, the workshop includes presentations intended to illuminate the challenges and provide insights into the acceptability and value of IoT in the context of homes.
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