Tue, 13 Oct | Online Event

Introduction to Social Science for Conservation, Online

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Time & Location

13 Oct 2020, 09:30 BST – 15 Oct 2020, 12:00 BST
Online Event

About the Event

This online training takes place over three consecutive mornings.  It will be a small training group with a maximum of 15 people.  The training is done live, led by Rebecca Jefferson, and will involve presentations and small group discussions with your fellow participants.  It will be as interactive as possible to give you the best opportunities to learn and engage with the materials. 

The sessions will cover:

Day 1: What is social science and why is it important to conservation?  This session will provide an overview of the disciplines of social sciences and the ways in which it can be applied to conservation and the types of impact it can have.

Day 2: Methods and techniques for conducting social science.  We will cover the typical methods social scientists use in their research, and discuss qualitative and quantitative techniques

Day 3: Barriers and enablers for integrating social sciences into conservation.  Here we will explore the challenges which can be faced by individuals trying to integrate social sciences into their work, organisation and sector.  You will be supported to produce an action plan to help you gain the most from attending the training.

The timings for the training are:

Tuesday 13th October: 9:30am - 12pm

Wednesday 14th October: 9:30am - 11:30am

Thursday 15th October: 9:30am - 11:30am

Details for joining will be sent prior to the meeting by email. 

You will also receive a follow up 1:1 one hour conversation (via Skype, Zoom or phone) with Rebecca.  During this conversation you can follow up on your action plan and your own progress integrating your learning into your work or explore other elements of the course.  This will be arranged at a mutually convenient time, around four weeks after the course.  

Please contact us with any queries you have.  

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