Attend free research methods event focused on futures

Researchers are being invited to attend a free event in Manchester that will explore AI, the environment and other issues that are likely to have significant impacts on society.

MethodsCon: Futures, on 12-13 September 2024, will be part conference, part learning opportunity and part innovation forum.

It is being organised by the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM), which is a partnership between The University of Manchester, the University of Southampton and the University of Edinburgh.

The event will provide a unique opportunity for attendees to engage with, explore and develop futures, with more than 30 sessions scheduled over two days.

Attendees will be able to take part in workshops and interactive seminars, hear from a variety of experts and collaborate with researchers and professionals from different sectors and disciplines.

Topics will include:

  • futures methodologies;
  • inclusive and equitable futures;
  • health technologies;
  • socio-environmental change;
  • AI;
  • society and social science concerns.

Those interested in attending must complete an application form by Wednesday, 31 July 2024.

NCRM’s review panel will assess applications and notify applicants if they have a place.