The Solent University Realist Research Group (SURRG) - Official Launch

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The Palmerston Lecture Theatre - The Spark Building

East Park Terrace

Southampton

SO14 0YN

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The Solent University Realist Research Group (SURRG) official launch event

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Come and help to launch SURRG, the new realist research group at Solent University, which will aim to provide a platform for academics and practitioners to showcase and apply realist informed research and practice.

The launch event will include an exciting and innovative range of presentations and speakers, both there on the day and via online technology.

The exciting programme is below;

9.00: Arrival and Coffee - The Spark Building; Palmerston Lecture Theatre

9.15 Dr Kevin Harris (Group lead)

Dr Diane Bray (Dean of School of Sport Health and Social Sciences)

Welcome - Vision for the research group and what this means

9.30 Dr Sonia Dalkin (Northumbria University)

Virtual contribution

Realist Evaluation – making sense of mechanisms and guidelines for innovation

10.00: Realist research and evaluation in practice

10.00-10.20 Prof Steven Henderson (Emeritus Professor, Solent University) Organisational mechanisms

10.20-10.40 Chad Oatley (Public Health IOW) Applying realist synthesis

10.40-11.00 Henry Dorling (Solent University) Realist evaluation in educational environments

11.00: Coffee break

11.15-11.45 Andrew Bailey Applying realist work in practice

11.45-12.05 Karin Zotzmann (University of Southampton) Opportunities for inter-institutional and interdisciplinary collaborations: The Critical Realist group at the University of Southampton

12.05-13:00: Realist round table – moving forward with realist evaluation and research

1pm: Lunch and networking

As part of the launch we are delighted to announce that Dr Justin Jagosh (Director of The Centre for Advancement for Realist Evaluation and Synthesis) will be contributing a bespoke webinar named ‘Disputatious challenges in realist evaluation and research’ to support the programme. Justin is a leading figure in realist evaluation and synthesis and will talk about challenges in the area.

For more information on the launch event or about the work of SURRG please contact Dr Kevin Harris, Director of SURRG on kevin.harris@solent.ac.uk

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The Palmerston Lecture Theatre - The Spark Building

East Park Terrace

Southampton

SO14 0YN

United Kingdom

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