Wednesday, April 21, 2010

CEMMAP Workshop on Biomarkers in Social Science

 Biomarkers in Social Science Research (a cemmap workshop) 
Friday 30th April 2010, Institute for Fiscal Studies (London) 
Sponsored by the ESRC National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) 

10:00 Coffee, Registration and Welcome (Dr. Thomas Crossley, Cambridge and IFS) 

10:15 Social Science Research Using Biomarkers (Chair: Dr. Liam Delaney, UCD) 
Paper 1: Prof. Hendrik Juerges, Mannheim 
Paper 2: Prof. Andrew Steptoe, UCL, 
“'Psychosocial biomarkers in studies of ageing” 

Paper 3: Prof. Moshe Szyf, McGill, 
“The signature of early-life socioeconomic positioning in the epigenome.” 
Paper 4: Prof. James Nazroo, Manchester 

13:00 Lunch 

14:00 Biomarker Collection in Social Science Surveys 
Data collection (Chair: Professor Joachim Winter, Munich) 
SHARE Prof. Hendrik Juerges, Mannheim 
TILDA Dr. Hilary Cronin, Trinity College Dublin 
UKLHS TBA from ISER, Essex 
ELSA/WHITEHALL/etc. Dr. Meena Kumari, UCL 
MESS Professor Arie Kapteyn, Rand 
15:30 Break 

15:45 Panel Discussion (Chair: Prof. James Banks, UCL and IFS) 

Prof. Melanie Bartley, UCL 
Prof. Nick Buck, ISER, Essex 
Prof. John Hobcraft, York 

17:00 Close 

No comments: