A Spotlight of Realism

For more information, please feel free to contact Dr Ana Manzano (a.manzano@leeds.ac.uk); Dr Joanne Greenhalgh (j.greenhalgh@leeds.ac.uk) or the Realism Leeds Team (realism@leeds.ac.uk)

An Exaugural Lecture: Evidence-based Medicine and Evidence-based Policy: The world’s most perfectly developed method & the 79-pound weakling?

Prof. Ray Pawson
Date: Wed. 18 January 2017, 16.00-18.00
Venue: Room 12.21 Social Sciences Building

The craft of interviewing in realist evaluation

Dr. Ana Manzano, School of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Leeds
Date: Wed. 1 February 2017, 12.00-13.00
Venue: Room 12.21 Social Sciences Building

Realism and the elusive concept of “system”: an application to ecological economics

Dr. Andrew Mearman – Business School, University of Leeds Business School
Date: Wed. 22 March 2017, 12.00-13.00
Venue: SR 1.24 Maurice Keyworth Building

Understanding the capitalist system: realism, political economy and ecological economics

Prof Andrew Brown – Business School, University of Leeds
Date: Wed. 29 March 2017, 12.00-13.00
Venue: Room 12.25 Social Sciences Building

Using Realist Evaluation in international collaborative projects

Dr. Tolib Mirzoev, Nuffield Centre for International Health & Development, University of Leeds
Date: Wed. 3 May 2017, 12.00-13.00
Venue: Room 12.21 Social Sciences Building

Postgraduate student user panel: Using realist methods for MA and PhD theses

Panel Chair: Victoria Pattison – PhD Student, School of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Leeds
Date: May or June, 2017
Venue: TBC

Randomised Controlled Trials and Realist Evaluation: In What Contexts and How?

Dr. Rebecca Randell, School of Healthcare, University of Leeds
Date: Wed. 21 June 2017 12.00-13.00
Venue: Room 12.21 Social Sciences Building

How do you do a realist synthesis when there is ‘no’ evidence?

Dr. Joanne Greenhalgh, School of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Leeds
Date: Wed. 5 July 2017, 12.00-13.00
Venue: Room 12.21 Social Sciences Building

Program architect views of the contexts, mechanisms and outcomes of treatment for sex offenders with intellectual disability: A realist exploration

Dr. Andrea Hollomotz, School of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Leeds
Date: Wed. 20 September 2017, 12.00-13.00
Venue: Room 12.21 Social Sciences Building

Critical realism vs Scientific Realism Big Debate: Splitting hairs?

Prof. Ray Pawson, Dr. Nick Emmel, School of Sociology & Social Policy, University of Leeds
Date: October, 2017
Venue: TBC

Applying critical realist ontology to the study of market behaviour

Dr. Annina Kaltenbrunner, Business School, University of Leeds
Date: Wed., 22 Nov. 2017, 12.00-13.00
Venue: Room 12.21 Social Sciences Building

Book Launch Event

Presenting the edited book Emmel N, Greenhlagh J, Manzano A, Monaghan M, Dalkin S (2017) “Doing Realist Methods” Sage, London
Date: December, 2017
Venue: TBC