Conference Schedule

Behavioural Science Online 2018

#BeOnline2012

Registation

Registration will open at 09:00.

Session 1. Running Experiments Online: Tools of the Trade

In this introductory session we will introduce some of the key advantages and challenges of running experiments online and introduce some helpful tools

  • 09:50 Welcome and Announcements Jenni Rodd, UCL
  • 10:00 Online research is #trending, but is it good science? Why Online? Jo Evershed, Cauldron Science
  • 10:20 The state of the art: a technical overview of what works today Nick Hodges, Cauldron Science
  • 10:40 [C]lick your screen: probing the senses online Andy Woods

11:00-11.30 COFFEE

  • 11:30 Online large-scale studies with children out of the lab: the promise and the challenge Kate Nation, University of Oxford
    • Brought forward from the afternoon session to accommodate the speaker
  • 11:50 Recruiting Participants for Online Studies: Challenges and Solutions Katia Damer, Prolific
  • 12:10 Ensuring data quality when you can’t see your participants Jenni Rodd, UCL
  • 12:30 The future of publishing: An opportunity to contribute Cleo Ngiam, Springer Nature

12.40-1.40 LUNCH

NB: Lunch will not be provided. There is a café in the building and many others nearby.

Session 2. Applications of Online Methods: Learning from past Successes (and Failures)

  • 1:40 Using online resources to improve children’s language skills: Prospects and Challenges Charles Hulme, University of Oxford
  • 2:00 Online auditory training and learning studies: promise and pitfalls Fred Dick, Birkbeck
  • 2:20 The Unity game engine for a large-cohort, developmental study. Alex Irvine, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
  • 2.40 Testing over 4 million participants via a mobile app: Sea Hero Quest Hugo Spiers, UCL

3:00-3:30 TEA

  • 3:30 Online data collection in health psychology research: what I have learned Suzanna Forwood, Anglia Ruskin University
  • 3:50 Doing multi-person interactive social cognition studies in psychiatry: successes, challenges and frustrations Vaughan Bell, Division of Psychiatry, UCL & Nichola Raihani, Experimental Psychology, UCL
  • 4:10 Making cognitive and language assessments available online to practitioners Mairéad MacSweeney, UCL
  • 4.30 GENERAL DISCUSSION/QUESTIONS

5:00-6:00 DRINKS RECEPTION

Our sponsors (Gorilla, Cauldron Science and Prolific) are kindly paying for wine and nibbles so that we can all chat about the future of online behavioural science.