Creative Research Methods Conference

"Researchers who use creative methods are at risk of finding ways to express themselves, learn, and have fun." (Kara 2020:237)

Date: 11-12 September 2023

Venue: The Studio, 51 Lever St, Manchester M1 1FN

Helen Kara founded this two-day hybrid conference to bring together people with an interest in creative research methods. Keynote speakers are the renowned experts in creative practices Pam Burnard and Caroline Lenette. There will also be presentations and activities in breakout rooms, and scope for going out into the city to try creative outdoor methods.

Pam Burnard
Pam Burnard
Caroline Lenette

Ticket prices are in six categories:

1: Private sector, research funders, professors£325
2: Other sectors: full-time permanently employed£250
3: Other sectors: part-time and/or employed on contract £160
4: Others: self-employed, student, retired, unemployed£ 95
5: Online: both days£ 50
6: Online: one day £ 30

Places for people to attend in person are limited, so single-day tickets will not be available for the in-person event. There are no limits on the number of people who can attend online, so single-day tickets will be available for online attendance.

Unfortunately we cannot offer childcare, but babies and breastfeeding are welcome.

There will be 10 reduced-price 'early bird' tickets in each category available on a first come, first served basis. Those prices will be £300/£225/£140/£75/£45/£25 respectively.

Some bursaries for people in categories 4, 5 and 6 will be available thanks to the generosity of the UK’s National Centre for Research Methods. Other bursaries may also be available; check back here for more information.

Tickets will go on sale in March 2023. The conference programme be available from 1st February.

We are hugely grateful to our sponsors:

Conference hashtag: #ICRMC