When: 13 March 2013, 6.00pm
Over the last two decades, the Internet has become an important sphere for communication, interaction and self-presentation. As well as an interaction domain worth studying in its own right, it has become an important environment for researchers to collect data in Psychology and other disciplines (eg via online surveys or tests). Drawing on findings from a number of projects over the years, this lecture will discuss evidence bearing on each of these narratives, and the extent to which they accurately reflect 'online behaviour'.
When: 20 March 2013, 6.00pm
Legal research often involves the interpretation of statute and court judgements, in other words what the law is. However the use of other empirical research techniques provides us with a means to examine how well the law and legal system are functioning, and to consider the make-up and working methods of the legal profession. This lecture will focus on findings from a range of empirical studies with which Professor Lisa Webley has been involved and will explain what they tell us about the nature of the legal profession.
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