Category Archives: Research Focused Events

Free event: How autism is portrayed in children’s fiction. Sheffield Nov 11th 12.00-2.30pm

Dr Shalini Vohra is hosting this event that is sponsored by the ESRC Social Sciences Festival and Sheffield Hallam University You can find out location information and book onto the event at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-autism-is-portrayed-in-childrens-fiction-tickets-35915840245 The event will feature a panel consisting … Continue reading

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Come along to Our autism soapbox – free event Sheffield 4th November 2017 13.00-15.00

Location information at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/our-autism-soap-box-tickets-35913499243 Organised by Stephen Connolly, Our Autism Soapbox is a 2 hour event that aims to put the autistic voice front and centre with presentations, discussions and performances on autism in our own words. Building on other … Continue reading

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Summary of Tuesday’s twitter chat #DebateAutism

Hope you managed to catch our amazing twitter chat, #DebateAutism,  last Tuesday. Don’t worry if you missed it as you can see the summary at https://twitter.com/i/moments/844484611136782336 You don’t even need to be on twitter to access this.

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Reminder about 3 free autism/disability events in Sheffield in November

  Booking open now at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/life-at-university-autistic-voices-reveal-all-tickets-28571719783?aff=es2 For Life at university: autistic voices reveal all Location: Sheffield Date: 7 November 2016 Time: 17:00 – 19:00 Higher education positions itself as an accessible environment for learning. For some this has been the … Continue reading

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Call for participants – fathers and autism research – North West England

Call for participants – fathers and autism research – North West England   I am a research student from the University of York Centre for Women’s Studies, my name is Jo Heeney. I am carrying out research interviews for my … Continue reading

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Call for abstracts for the research conference ‘Theorising Normalcy and the Mundane’ July 2016, Manchester

Taken from http://www.staff.mmu.ac.uk/manmetlife/news/view/call-for-papers-re-claiming-the-human THE Annual International Conference, Theorising Normalcy and the Mundane, will be held at Manchester Metropolitan University July 2016 and organisers are calling for papers on (Re)claiming the human: In times of crisis. Alongside Manchester Met, The Research Centre for Social … Continue reading

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Tomorrow: A letter to my autistic self

If you can make it tomorrow, Tuesday November 10th,  10.00am -1pm is the ESRC Social Sciences Festival Event of A Letter To My Autistic Self. This is a free event in Sheffield and details can be found at http://www.shu.ac.uk/ad/esrcfestival/

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