Lecture explores ‘genuine knowledge’ in social research

Posted on 5th May 2014

An inaugural lecture challenging research methods is being held at the University of Chester.

Professor Dean Garratt will deliver the lecture, Challenging Convention(s): Methodological Explorations in Contemporary Qualitative Inquiry, on Wednesday, May 14 in Beswick 017 at 6.30pm on the Chester Campus.

Professor Garratt said: “The lecture examines how the idea of ‘truth’ in contemporary social research is problematic and so causes us to question the status of what counts as genuine knowledge.

“However, such uncertainty provides welcome opportunity to challenge convention in order to critique social and professional research practices, where doing so can potentially reveal critical new insights on social and educational research issues and practices.”

All are welcome to attend. Tea and coffee will be served from 6pm in Beswick Foyer and a complimentary drink will be available afterwards.

Tickets are free but must be booked. Please email j.westcott@chester.ac.uk or phone 01244 511344.