I have developed and led a number of smaller-scale projects and workshops to engage a diverse range of audiences in complex research topics. A selection of current and completed multi-disciplinary activities are given below.
Do you have a research project you would like to discuss? Please do get in contact to talk further.
COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of qualitative evidence as part of an effective response – and it is key to an inclusive recovery too
Tasker, A.J., 2021 COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of qualitative evidence as part of an effective response – and it is key to an inclusive recovery too. International Public Policy Observatory. https://tinyurl.com/86amucvu
Carers in crisis: Creative navigation of wellbeing on hospital wards during COVID-19
UCL Dean’s Fund 2021-2022 with Prof. Joanna Chataway, Dr Timothy Carroll, Dr James Shraiky, and Rebecca Williams This new collaboration draws together a team of interdisciplinary experts from SHS and other UCL Faculties in health, …
Social Science Research for policy in a COVID ‘steady-state’: Co-creating future models of policy-academic knowledge exchange
UCL Dean’s Fund 2021-2022 This project explores new ways in which researchers and policymakers have generated and integrated health-related social science research into the UK COVID-19 response, and identify potential new pathways of social science …
Anthropology communicates with policy
2021, Anthropological communications with policy, Royal Anthropological Institute.
Emancipatory Spaces: From camps to cities: refugees and the built environment
2021, Emancipatory spaces from camps to cities: refugees and the built environment, Institute of Advanced Studies, and the UCL Migration Research Unit https://www.ucl.ac.uk/institute-of-advanced-studies/events/2021/may/virtual-ias-emancipatory-spaces-camps-cities-refugees-and-built-environment
Pastoralism and Uncertainty: Livestock disease
PASTRES, 2020. Online Course: Pastoralism and Uncertainty. Livestock Disease. Pastoralism, Uncertainty and Resilience: Global Lessons from the Margins. https://pastres.org/online-course/
Biosocial Medical Anthropology in the Time of Covid-19. New Challenges and Opportunities
Gibbon, S., Parkhurst, A., Tasker, A.J., Iskander, D., Ryan, C., Daly, L., and Salali, G.D., 2020. Covid-19 and Biosocial Medical Anthropology. UCL Medical Anthropology. https://tinyurl.com/y4utt9g3
Careers in Biosocial Medical Anthropology
Ryan, C., Emmott, E., Tasker, A.J., and Daly, L., 2020. Careers in Biosocial Medical Anthropology. UCL Medical Anthropology. https://tinyurl.com/y39det5f
Exploring the contribution of Social Science to veterinary education and practice
VetEd 2021, 7th July 2021, University of Surrey
Veterinary Mixed-Methods Summer School
Veterinary Mixed-Methods Summer School, UCL, 14th-28th April 2020
Dis/connected: Using refugee relationship and networks to rethink refugee agency
Tasker, A.J. 2019. Dis/connected: Using refugee relationships and networks to rethink refugee agency. Rethinking Refuge, June 2019.