Tagged with University of Leeds

A Storify of the #researchsafe event

On Wednesday 27th April 2016, Dr Joanne Neary, Dr Lisa Bradely and I ran a seminar that explored the phyical and emotional ‘affects’ of social research. It was a really stimulating and productive day! I have put together a Storify of a brief narrative from the day. #researchsafe //storify.com/dratarrant/the-physical-and-emotional-affects-of-social-resea/embed?border=false//storify.com/dratarrant/the-physical-and-emotional-affects-of-social-resea.js?border=false[View the story “The physical and emotional … Continue reading

Symposium announcement: Masculinities, roles and transitions: exploring diversity and well-being in the unfolding of men’s lives

Symposium announcement: Masculinities, roles and transitions: exploring diversity and well-being in the unfolding of men’s lives

University of Leeds, Tuesday 10th May, 2016, 9.30-5pm, Room TBC. I am delighted to announce that the Foundation for the Sociology of Health and Illness (FSHI) has funded a one-day symposium that will explore diversity and well-being in the unfolding of men’s lives. The symposium is a collaboration between the University of Leeds, Edinburgh Napier University, … Continue reading

On generosity in academia

On generosity in academia

gen·er·os·i·ty (jĕn′ə-rŏs′ĭ-tē) n.pl.gen·er·os·i·ties Liberality in giving or willingness to give, Kindness or magnanimity, Amplitude; abundance, A generous act. Ref: The Free Dictionary  Last week I attended Bren Neale’s retirement conference (which I discuss here) and it has got me musing about generosity in academic life. The majority of presenters at the event spoke extremely warmly about Bren and all thanked her for her generosity. As an Early Career … Continue reading

Funding Success!!

So it’s third time lucky for me! I was recently informed that I have won a Leverhulme Trust Early Career  Fellowship! This is the third time that I have applied for one and I am really very honoured to have been offered the funding. The Fellowship is an independent piece of research that I will … Continue reading

Intergenerational Geographies Conference

This afternoon I am heading up to the University of Leeds to attend the Opening Panel for a one-day conference ‘Intergenerational Geographies: Spaces, identities, relationships and encounters’, which I am presenting at tomorrow. I am presenting in the Intergenerationality and Ageing stream alongside Paul Simpson (Manchester University), Christina Buse (University of Leeds) and Sarah Whiter (Leeds Metropolitan University). … Continue reading