Timetable 2010

Back to Summer School 2010

Friday 9 July  
   
8.15 - 9.00 Great Hall Foyer Registrations, tea and coffee
           
9.00 - 9.40 Great Hall Welcome: Gavin MacFadyen, cij director; head of journalism at City Univerity George Brock;
     
  Talk 1
room AG08
Talk 2
room AG09
CAR 1 
room A220
CAR 2
room A308
CAR 3
room AG35A+B
09.45 - 10.55 understanding company accounts: how to get the most of Companies House

Robert Miller

libel and related issues legal update

Philip Conwayand Justin Walford

CAR intro (B) 

David Donaldand Jennifer LaFleur

 

everything you wanted to know about using statistics but were afraid to ask.

Connie St Louisand Andrew Garratt

newsgathering online(B) hands on. 

Murray Dick

           
11.10-12.20 understanding company accounts: profits and losses

Raj Bairoliya

information is beautiful: data visualisation demo

David McCandless.

Excel 1: the power of data analysis for stories (B) hands-on.

Cynthia O'Murchu and Elena Egawhary

Programming: the basics - 1(B) hands on. 

Julian Burgess and Jonathan Richards

access 1: understanding databases (B)

hands-on James Balland Luuk Sengers

         
12.20 - 13.35
Lunch
           
13.35 - 14.45
Bad Science with Ben Goldacre in the Great Hall
           
  Talk 1
Room AG08
Talk 2
Room AG09
CAR 1 
Room A220
CAR 2
Room A308
CAR 3
Room AG35A+B
           
15.00 - 16.10 understanding company accounts: assets and liabilities

Raj Bairoliya

SCIENCE: finding the truth behind medical headlines. 

Dr Alicia White and Dr Vivek Muthu.

excel 2: finding the patterns in the data (B), hands-on.

Cynthia O'Murchu and Elena Egawhary

programming 2: introduction to web scraping(B) hands on. 

Julian Burgess and Jonathan Richards.

access 2: digging for the story (B), hands-on.

James Ball and Luuk Sengers

           
16.25 - 17.35 Understanding company accounts: the small print and Q&A

Raj Bairoliya

Quick draw: how to visualise news-based data in real time.

Julian Burgess and Jonathan Richards

excel 3: summarising data for the big picture (B), hands-on.

Cynthia O'Murchu and Elena Egawhary

internet 101 (B).

David Donald

access 3: joining databases for deeper analysis (B), hands-on.

James Ball and Luuk Sengers

           
17.45 - 19.00
Wikileaks with Julian Assange in the Great Hall
           
Saturday 10 July  
  Talk 1
Room AG08
Talk 2
Room AG09
CAR 1 
Room A220
CAR 2
Room A308
CAR 3
Room AG35A+B
   
09.00 - 10.10 exposing spin.

David Miller

statistics for journalists.

Nigel Hawkes

 

scraping 101.

Julian Todd

excel 1: the power of data analysis for stories (B), hands-on.
Jennifer LaFleur and Minal Patel
           
10.25 - 11.35

story-based investigation: methods through the madness. 

Mark Hunter

SCIENCE: reporting global warming 

Andy Rowell

excel 4: applying statistics for journalists (A), hands-on.

David Donald

newsgathering online.

Murray Dick

excel 2: Finding the Patterns in the Data(B), hands-on.

Jennifer LaFleur and Minal Patel

           
11.50 - 13.00 story based investigation: scene setting and source mapping. 

Luuk Sengers

SCIENCE: reporting nuclear issues

Harold Bolter,Paul Brown and (chair) Damian Carrington

finding people online (B) hands-on.

Murray Dick

MySQL 1 (A), hands-on.

David Donald

excel 3: summarising data for the big picture (B), hands-on.

Jennifer LaFleur and Minal Patel

           
13.00 - 14.00
Lunch
           

14.00 - 15.10

           
  Talk 1
Room AG08
Talk 2
Room AG09
CAR 1 
Room A220
CAR 2
Room A308
CAR 3
Room AG35A+B
           
15.25 - 16.35

Using the Freedom of Information Act.

Rob Evans

investigating Romani issues: overcoming challenges.

Georgia Lacatus (Romania), Laszlo Ligeti (Hungary) and Kristina Magdolenova (Czech Republic). Chaired by Jake Bowers

story based investigation: practical tools.

Luuk Sengers

MySQL 2 (A), hands-on.

David Donald

importing data (B), hands-on.

Elena Egawhary

           
16.50 - 18.00 story based investigation: crafting the story. 

Mark Hunter

investigative rural reporting: tools and techniques.

P Sainath

practical information security: part 1

Wojtek Bogusz

MySQL 3 (A), hands-on, 

David Donald

latest web tools for posting data and visualisation (A).

Jennifer LaFleur

           
18.00 - 20.00
summer school party
           
Sunday 11 July  
           
  Talk 1
Room AG08
Talk 2
Room AG09
CAR 1 
Room A220
CAR 2
Room A308
CAR 3
Room AG35A+B
           
09.00 - 10.10 town hall finance: investigating local authorities.

Richard Orange

video investigations: how to film corruption

Paul Moreira

practical information security: part 2

Wojtek Bogusz

social network analysis (A), 

Jennifer LaFleur

excel 1: the power of data analysis for stories (B), hands-on

James Ball and Luuk Sengers

           
10.25 - 11.35 understanding public accounts.

Sally Gainsbury

taking on the pharmaceuticals.

Luc Hermann

mapping for stories 1 (A), 
hands-on.

Jennifer LaFleur

access 1: understanding databases (B), hands-on.

David Donald

excel 2: finding patterns in the data(B), hands-on.

James Ball and Luuk Sengers

           
11.50 - 13.00

how to read NHS accounts.

Sally Gainsbury

winning the World Cup - it won't be the footballers.

Andrew Jennings

mapping for stories 2 (A), hands-on.

Jennifer LaFleur

access 2: digging for the story (B), hands-on.

David Donald

excel 3: summarising data for the big picture (B), hands-on.

James Ball and Luuk Sengers

           
13.00 - 14.00
Lunch
           

14.00 - 15.10

Great Hall

           
  Talk 1
Room AG08
Talk 2
Room AG09
CAR 1 
Room A220
CAR 2
Room A308
CAR 3
Room AG35A+B
           
15.25 - 16.35 covert filming

Sky News' undercover reporter

seeing through the spin: health research findings we can trust.

Prof Doug Altman

web detecitve.

Paul Myers

access 3: joining databases for deeper analysis(B), hands-on.

David Donald

CAR Q&A 

Jennifer LaFleur andJames Ball

           
16.45 - 17.20
thank you and goodbye