BeOnline Programme 2020
All times are in British Summer Time
09:00 Welcome and Orientation
Welcome from Prof Joe Devlin Vice Dean of Innovation and Enterprise at UCL and Jo Evershed CEO of Cauldron Science
09:15 Session 1:
A Buffet of Online Research
Five short talks from four different disciplines taking research online.
Followed by Q&A hosted by Joe and Jo.
- All about memory research Emma James, University of York @emljames
- All about language research Gwen Brekelmans, UCL @GwenBrekel
- All about generating social contexts online Miles Tufft, UCL
- All about cognition and working with teenagers Gabe Chierchia, UCL
- All about metacognition Max Rollwage, UCL
10:30 Session 2:
The Many Faces of Data Quality
Three short talks on different aspects of data quality. Followed by Q&A hosted by Joe and Jo.
- All about timing accuracy Alex Irvine, MRC Cognition , Cambridge @alexanderirvine
- All about piloting Emily Breese, Open University @Emily_Louise548
- All about data quality Jenni Rodd, UCL @JenniRodd
11:30 Session 3:
Our Vision from Education to Impact
Insights from Behavioural Science will be essential to tackle a wide range of issues facing our civilisation. Discover how online research will help bridge the gap between research and impact. Followed by Q&A hosted by Joe.
- Teaching Research Methods Daniel Richardson, UCL @eyethinkdcr
- Informing Policy Shane Timmons, ESRI @_shanetimmons
- Beyond Assessment to Training Dorothy Bishop, Oxford @deevybee
12:30 BREAK for 15 minutes
A great opportunity to watch short talks in our Poster Video Wall and work out who you want to talk to!
12:45 Poster Session & Speakers Corner
Grab a bite to eat and then head back for the interactive part of the conference.
Speakers from the morning sessions will be at Speakers Corner to answer your questions.
Poster session will be available in the chat room.
Commercial Sponsors (Prolific, Sona, Gorilla) will be available in their booths.
13:45 Session 4:
Bring me that horizon
What was impossible is now easy, but there are still paradigms that are hard online. Welcome to a session all about the current frontier in online Behavioural Science.
- A new frontier Nick Hodges, Founder CTO Cauldron Science @Nikoraisu
Eye-tracking online — baby steps! Gaia Sceriff, University of Oxford @GaiaScerif
- All about using Mindtrace with Gorilla Adjmal Sarwary, CEO Mind Trace @AdjmalSarwary
- When it’s easier to do things the hard way Eoin Travers, UCL ICN @Traverseoin
- All about multiplayer experiments Maarten Speekenbrink, UCL @MaartenSpeek
15:00 Session 5:
All about Participants
We’ve heard all about the tools that make online research possible. Now let’s hear about the participant recruitment services, and participants that bring us that valuable data.
- Prolific Andrew Gordon, Academic Liaison, Prolific @Prolific
- SONA Systems Justin Fidler, President Sona Systems @SonaSystems
- Behind the curtain Sandy Gould @sjjgo
15:00 Session 6:
Three parallel sessions on different niche specialistis.
Topic: All about testing kids online (and offline)
- SCALES — benefits and challenges of moving longitudinal study of language online, Courtenay Norbury, Sarah Griffiths, and Laura Lucas, UCL, @lilacCourt
- Noise and development: Studying the effect of noise and chaos on home learning, Natasha Kirkham, Birkbeck, University of London, @natashakirkham
- Conducting preferential looking studies with infants online: Unique challenges and solutions, Lorijn Zaadnoordijk, Trinity College Dublin, @LorijnSZ
- Downloadable apps versus browser-based testing: Pros and cons of each approach for developmental visual cognition, Shannon Ross-Sheehy, University of Tennessee, @ross_sheehy
Topic: All about auditory research online
- Studying voice perception via online experiments, Nadine Lavan, UCL, @nadinelavan
- Are online auditory data robust, Kyle Jasmin, Birkbeck, University of London
- Conduction speech perception experiments online: Some tools, successes, and challenges, Rachel Theodore, University of Connecticut
Topic: All about online health research
- Conducting preferential looking studies with infants online: Unique challenges and solutions, Golnessa Masson, University of Cambridge
- Studying Social Cognition and Comorbidity in Autism in the Lab and Online, Hélio Clemente Cuve, University of Oxford, @HCuve
- Aging online: implications for mental health, Colleen Mills-Finnerty, Veterans Administration Palo Alto and Stanford University, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, @CMillsFinn
17:00 The Wrap Up
Joe and Jo will wrap up the day, share their learnings and announce the poster prize winner! Stick around to find out about the 2020 Gorilla Grants for MScs, Phds and ECRs.
17:30 Speakers Corner
Opportunities to connect with speakers in break out rooms.
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