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11th February, 2019

Researching with/ for/ about youth and young people


Event Details

11th February, 2019
13:00 - 16:30
Room 728
UCL Institute of Education

The Centre for Global Youth is hosting an inter-disciplinary workshop to explore the challenges of researching with/ for/ about youth and young people.

This workshop will be an open, informal forum, involving both presentations from invited speakers and group discussions among the audience. The invited papers will address themes such as: Co-production and participatory methods; using multi-media for data collection; and designing methods for researching young migrants.

13.00: Introductions and Opening Remarks – Avril Keating, Director, Centre for Global Youth

13.15 – 14.00: Panel 1 – Co-production and participatory methods

  • ‘The challenges of embedding the diversity of young people’s voices through the research process: managing expectations in co-production’ – Gayle Munro, Head of Research and Evidence, National Children’s Bureau (NCB)
  • Innovative methods to data collection: Child participatory Research with adolescents in Uganda – Jessica Oddy, Save the Children

14.20 – 15.10: Panel 2 – Mixed methods and multi-media

  • Between objects and words: studying young people STEM identity performance through multimodal portfolios – Spela Godec, Uma Patel, Emily Dawson, Louise Archer UCL University College London
  • Adolescent Identities: Mixing methods, what worked best for us? – Melanie Ramdarshan Bold, UCL and Leah Phillipps, Warwick University

15.10 – 16.00: Panel 3 – Methods for researching young migrants

  • A ‘Day in the Life’ of Four Young Child Refugees in Lebanon: Ethical and Practical Challenges – Sandra El Gemayel, UCL Institute of Education
  • Forced migration and mental health: A methodological approach to understanding the social determinants of mental health with adolescents in Bar Elias, Lebanon – Hannah Sender, UCL Institute for Global Prosperity/UCL Development Planning Unit and Joana Dabaj, Co-founder and Principle Coordinator of CatalyticAction

16.00 – 16.30: Group discussion group – challenges and solutions for the future?

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