Programme

Understanding Society Scientific Conference 2019 - , University of Essex

Day 1

The full programme shows all of the conference’s activities which will take place over three days at the University of Essex. On the 1st July, there will also be two pre-conference workshops.

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08:30-10:30

Registration Foyer

10:30-11:00

Welcome and award of Conference PrizesLTB6

Speaker: Michaela Benzeval, Director Understanding Society

11:00-12:00

Plenary: Work, health and well-beingLTB6

Speaker: Tarani Chandola, University of Manchester

Chair: Michaela Benzeval
12:00-13:00

LunchFoyer

13:00-14:30

Session 1

Employment and family LTB7

Political socialisation LTB6

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13:30-14:00

Gender and the transmission of partisanship within the household

  • Rosalind Shorrocks, University of Manchester
Chair: Tak Wing Chan

Technology and well-being across the lifecourse LTB8

Understanding Society methods research LTB3

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13:00-13:30

Improving hard-to-reach sub-group coverage in longitudinal surveys

  • Magda Borkowska, University of Essex
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13:30-14:00

Quantifying the effect of mode on your analysis

  • Paul Clarke, University of Essex
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14:30-15:00

Understanding the patterns of modes switch in longitudinal studies

  • Alex Cernat, University of Manchester
Chair: Tom Crossley
14:30-15:30

BreakFoyer

15:30-17:30

Session 2

Sampling, consent and retention LTB8

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16:00-16:30

Response rates and more: applying incentives in a longitudinal survey

  • Michal Yemini, Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics
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16:30-17:00

How do respondents decide whether to consent to data linkage?

  • Annette Jäckle, University of Essex
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17:00-17:30

Patterns of household-based panel retention in eight countries

  • Dean Lillard, Ohio State University
Chair: Jon Burton

Workshop: Undertaking transparent and reproducible longitudinal data analysis ISER Building

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15:45-16:15

Reproducible workflows

  • Vernon Gayle, University of Edinburgh
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16:30-17:00

Publishing reproducible research

  • Roxanne Connelly, University of York
Chair: Vernon Gayle & Roxanne Connelly

Workshop: Collaborating with Government LTB6

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15:30-17:30

How can longitudinal research make a difference? Working with government departments and parliamentarians

  • Raj Patel, Understanding Society
  • Grant Hill-Cawthorne, Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology
  • Nick Taylor, Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee, House of Commons
  • Mike Daly, Central Analysis and Science Strategy Unit, DWP
  • Rod Harrison / Francesca Gualco, Office of the Chief Researcher, Scottish Government 
  • Professor Bernie Hannigan, Director for Research, Translation and Innovation, Public Health England
Chair: Raj Patel
17:30-18:00

BreakFoyer

18:00-20:00

Institute for Social and Economic Research 30th Anniversary Reception