Time Use in Britain

Time Use in Britain. 9th-10th November 2015, Centre for Time Use Research, University of Oxford UK.



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9th November 2015
10th November 2015
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Centre for Time Use Research, University of Oxford UK

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The Centre for Time Use Research invites researchers, journalists, policy makers, and all interested parties to attend our two day workshop on time use in Britain.

At this two-day event CTUR will introduce four new data sources, including the release of UK 2014-15 data, and present a first look at our initial findings. The data launch will be followed by presentations from leading academic researchers, and roundtable discussions which aim to provide a unique opportunity for delegates to engage in cross-disciplinary dialogue.

Day 1: “Britain’s Youth: New Data New Perspectives” with Keynote speech from Prof Robert Putnam. This will include discussions on Changes In Young People's Time Use Patterns In The UK (1974-2015), British and Millennium Cohort Studies, and talks on themes of Health, Media, Technology, and Education. The day will conclude with a keynote speech from Professor Robert D. Putnam of Harvard University.

Day 2: “Great Britain’s Great Day”. This will include the introduction of the new UK Time Use Survey, and discussions on Work & Leisure, Health and Policy, and Collecting the UK 2014-15 Time Diary Survey.

Registration is free, and interested people may attend one or both days. Places are limited, book soon to avoid disappointment!

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