DIY Research – A Producer’s Guide

As part of the CMC’s new programme: Research meets the Producers and in association with the ESRC Festival of Social Science, we linked up with the research community to present…

DIY Research – a Producer’s Guide

A seminar to introduce a range of research techniques to industry professionals who want to make their contact with children and families more realistic, robust and rigorous.

Date and time: Wednesday, 7th November 2012. Start: 11.00. Finish: 16.15

Location: London Knowledge Lab, Emerald Street, London WC1N 3QS. Nearest underground: Holborn or Russell Square

This seminar offered a range of research techniques for use with children and families, and provide advice into conducting your own viewer and user research, to learn directly from your audience. With academic research experts (including Professor Lydia Plowman, University of Edinburgh, and Joanna McPake, University of Strathclyde) and leading commercial companies engaged in building insight, the seminar used the CMC method of bringing together unexpected partners to provide new ideas and new approaches.

Contributors:
BBC UXB, Dubit, Dipsticks Resaearch, Sherbert Research, The Little Big Partnership, University of Edinburgh, University of Strathclyde

Download the full programme and contributor list

Videos of all the presentations in this event are available:

Shaping Audience Engagement – Maurice Wheeler (Little BIg Partnership)

How We Do It – Penny Browell (Dipsticks Research and Otherlines.tv)

Internet R&D – Peter Robinson (Dubit)

User Experience – Tom Bradley & Genine Keogh (BBC)

CMC Research Meets The Producers – Doing It Yourself – Lydia Plowman (U. of Edinburgh), Joanna McPake (U. of Strathclyde) from ChildMediaConf on Vimeo.

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