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Dr Rob Philburn
Dr Rob Philburn
postal addressL517, Allerton Building, Salford, University of Salford, Salford, Gt Manchester, M6 6PU.
email addressr.philburn@salford.ac.uk
telephone+44 (0)161 295 5089
website addresshttps://www.salford.ac.uk/health-and-society/our-staff/nursing-academics/rob-philburn
Key Memberships
Member of School: School of Health & Society
From August 2013 to present.
From October 2011 to August 2013.
Full Member of Research Centre: Centre for Social Research
From January 2010 to August 2015.
From August 2013 to August 2015.
Profile Summary
Social interaction; the sociological analysis of conversational interaction; ethnography; the sociology of Erving Goffman; face-work and politeness studies; social stigma; youth and criminal gangs; work with young offenders; young people's forums.
Key Qualifications
2018
Key Projects
2009
Sep
Offenders Perceptions of Criminal Opportunities (TMV) in BOLDASH - Option 2
Salford City Council, 12,300.00.
Principal Investigator: T Patel (40%). Co-Investigators: R Philburn (15%), A Dennis (20%), G Smith (20%), J Garrard (5%).
2009
Jul
Evaluation of Youthbuild Salford
National Children's Homes, 20,535.00.
Principal Investigator: N Hazel (50%). Co-Investigator: R Philburn (50%).
2006
Dec
Young People's Voice on Urban Education (SDF - CC03)
Northumbria University, 4,198.80.
Investigators: N Hazel (15%), R Philburn (85%).
Key Presence
Conference Presentations
2018
Sep
Explored the role of conversational construals in understanding conversational competence.
2017
Jul
This paper explores the practical problem of interpersonal and situational attention and inattention in everyday life. More specifically, the paper seeks to expose the generic underpinnings of our attentional and inattentional foo... more >>.
2016
Sep
2015
Jul
2010
Sep
2009
Sep
The paper reflected on the process of establishing Young People's forums in two contrasting institutional contexts. The contrastive device of 'ideal vs real' as applied to the 'young person', the 'adult', the 'researcher' involved... more >>.
2009
Apr
The paper focused on issues arising out of a 'young people's voice' project, involving the establishment of a young people's focus group in collaboration with a local school and youth offending team.
2009
Apr
The paper developed Goffman's concept of 'civil inattention' by exploring how 'incivil attention', along with 'civil attention' and the notion of 'incivil inattention' could be seen to operate in public place encounters between no... more >>.
2008
Apr
The paper discussed the usefulness of Young People's forums in educational research.
Consultancy Roles
2017
Jul