Methodological considerations in Biosocial Research using Understanding Society data
The course is an introduction to biosocial research for social science researchers. The 1 day course will cover a conceptual framework for biosocial research, key methodological considerations when carrying out biosocial research, and some hands on practical work using biosocial data from Understanding Society.
The course covers:
By the end of the course participants will:
Quantitative social science researchers who have not analysed biological data before. These could include some health researchers who wish to become familiar with the biosocial data available in large surveys.
09:30-10:00 Registration and refreshments
10:00-11:00 What is Biosocial Research? What are Biosocial research questions? Biosocial conceptual frameworks.
11:00-11:15 Tea/Coffee break
11:15-12:00 How are biological data collected in large surveys?
12:00-12:30 Practical- design your own biosocial data collection
13:30-14:30 Methodological considerations in biosocial research
14:30-15:00 Tea/Coffee break
15:00-16:00 STATA Practical: using Understanding Society biosocial data
16th June 2017
Professor Tarani Chandola