Call for Papers: Methodological Innovations Conference

The Institute of Health and Community (IHC) Methodological Innovations Conference

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Contemporary, collaborative and creative approaches to research questions

Call for papers extended deadline 31st March


The Institute of Health and Community at the University of Plymouth are delighted to invite you to their interdisciplinary Methodological Innovations Conference with a theme showcasing contemporary, collaborative and creative approaches to research questions.

The conference offers a unique opportunity to debate current and future issues of relevance, with delegates drawn from different disciplines and professional areas.

The keynote presentation is entitled: ‘Working towards an antidote to anti-ageing’ and will be given by Professor Jayne Raisborough, School of Cultural Studies & Humanities, Leeds Becket University who will talk about her film on ‘ageing’.

The Poet Laureate for Plymouth, Thom Boulton, also known as Blaidh Nemorlith, will be in attendance throughout the day and his performance at the conference close will draw on some of the things he has heard.

Call for papers

Abstracts for 20-minute papers are welcome. These might align with the following streams:

  •     Auto/Biography
  •     Collaboration
  •     Creative approaches
  •     Health, wellbeing and psychology
  •     Measuring impact
  •     Participatory Action Research
  •     Patient and practitioner experience
  •     Visual research.

Abstracts for panel papers (a minimum of three papers) will also be considered.

To present a paper you will need to submit an abstract (250 words) and biography (50 words) by Monday 26th March 2017 to

We welcome contributions from academic, practitioner and postgraduate communities.

This conference is free to attend, but booking is essential via this Eventbrite link 

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