Dr Kip Jones
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- jonesk at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
- Reader in Qualitative Research - HSC & MS
- Royal London House R106, Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, BH1 3LT
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Kip Jones BA MSc PhD is Director of the Centre for Qualitative Research and Reader in Performative Social Science (PSS) in the Faculties of Media & Communication and Health & Social Sciences at Bournemouth University in the United Kingdom.
Performative Social Science (PSS) is an arts-based method of research and dissemination developed by Jones at Bournemouth University over ten years and is recognized internationally. Relational Aesthetics provides the philosophical bedrock on which PSS has been built.PSS uses tools from the Arts & Humanities in researching and/or disseminating Social Science research. Lauded by Sage Publications, they described Performative Social Science as pioneering work that will ‘propel arts-led research forward’ and be a 'valued resource for students and researchers for years to come’.
Jones acted as Executive Producer and Author of the award-winning short biopic RUFUS STONE (2012). This effort was the main output of a three-year project funded by Research Councils UK that explored the biographies of older gay and lesbian citizens and their experiences of rural life in Britain... This professionally made film was created by means of a unique collaboration between the film director, Josh Appignanesi (The Infidel), and Jones.
Jones’ accomplishments have been reported widely in the media, including: BBC Radio 4, BBC TV news, Times Higher Education, LSE Impact Blog, Sunday New York Times, International Herald-Tribune and The Independent.
QUOTE: "Kip Jones brings the genre of what he calls Performative Social Science forward with wide-ranging theoretical, academic, and artistic products in a various media that takes up how social scientists can use art for investigation and dissemination." --“Embodied Methodologies, Participation, and the Art of Research” by Madeline Fox Social and Personality Psychology Compass Volume 9, Issue 7, pages 321–332, July 2015.more
Performative Social Science (Arts-based Research and Dissemination)
- Fenge, L., Jones, K. and Gibson, C., 2018. "Meaningful dissemination produces the “long tail” that engenders community impact". Qualitative Research.
- Jones, K. and Fenge, L.-A., 2017. Gifted Stories: How well do we retell the stories that research participants give us? Creative Approaches to Research.
- Jones, K., 2016. "True Confessions: Why I left a traditional liberal arts college for the sins of the Big City". Qualitative Research Journal.
- Jones, K., 2016. Re: An open letter to The BMJ editors on qualitative research. BMJ: British Medical Journal.
- Jones, K., 2015. “A report on an arts-led emotive experiment in interviewing and storytelling". The Qualitative Report, 20 (6), 1-7.
- Jones, K., 2014. “A Conversation Between Kip Jones and Patricia Leavy: Arts-Based Research, Performative Social Science and Working on the Margins.”. The Qualitative Report, 19 (38), 1-7.
- Jones, K., 2013. “Research as Fiction: The Return of Rufus Stone”. Sociological Imagination.
- Jones, K., 2013. “Infusing biography with the personal: writing Rufus Stone”. Creative Approaches to Research, 6 (2), 6-23.
- Jones, K., Fenge, L.-A., Read, R. and Cash, M., 2013. Collecting Older Lesbians' and Gay Men's Stories of Rural Life in South West England and Wales: "We Were Obviously Gay Girls ... (So) He Removed His Cow From Our Field". Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 14 (2).
- Jones, K. and Thomas, B.G., 2013. “Rethinking the Structure of an Academic School: Bournemouth University’s School of Health and Social Care ‘Big ReThink’ Project”. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management..
- Jones, K., 2012. Connecting Research with Communities through Performative Social Science. Qualitative Report: an online journal dedicated to qualitative research since 1990, 17 (18), 1-8.
- Fenge, L.-A. and Jones, K., 2012. Gay and pleasant land? exploring sexuality, ageing and rurality in a multi-method, performative project. British Journal of Social Work, 42 (2), 300-317.
- Jones, K., 2012. “On a train from Morgantown: A film script”. Psychological Studies, 1-12.
- Fenge, L.-A. and Jones, K., 2011. Gay and Pleasant Land? Exploring sexuality, ageing and rurality in a multi-method performative proje. British Journal of Social Work.
- Fenge, L.-A., Jones, K. and Read, R., 2010. Connecting participatory methods in a study of older lesbian and gay citizens in rural areas. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 9, 320-333.
- Jones, K., Gergen, M., Guiney Yallop, J., Lopez de Vallejo, I., Roberts, B. and Wright, P., 2008. Special Issue on Performative Social Science. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 9.
- Gergen, M. and Jones, K., 2008. Editorial: A conversation about performative social science. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 9, 1-12.
- Jones, K., 2007. Student nurses in dialogues with hypothetical patients regarding paintings. Journal of Research in Nursing, 12 (4), 415-416.
- Jones, K., 2007. Music as a transfer of faith: Towards recovery and healing. Journal of Research in Nursing, 12 (1), 101-102.
- Jones, K., 2007. "The one about Princess Margaret". Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 8.
- Jones, K., 2007. How Did I Get to Princess Margaret? (And How Did I Get Her to the World Wide Web?). Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 8.
- Jones, K., 2007. Painting, emotion and communication. Review: student nurses in dialogues with hypothetical patients regarding paintings. Journal of Research in Nursing, 12, 415-416.
- Jones, K., 2007. We all live in a yellow submarine. Review: Music as a transfer of faith; towards recovery and healing. Journal of Research in Nursing, 12, 101-102.
- Jones, K., 2006. A biographic researcher in pursuit of an aesthetic: the use of arts-based (re)presentations in “performative” dissemination of life stories. Qualitative Sociology Review, 2, 66-85.
- Jones, K., 2006. Examining ‘Race’ in Health Research: the case for ‘listening’ to language. Diversity in Health and Social Care, 3, 35-41.
- Jones and Kip, 2006. Editorial Note: The book review as "performance". Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 7.
- Jones, K., 2005. Informal care as relationship: the case of the Magnificent Seven. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 13, 214-220.
- Jones, K., 2005. Diversities in approach to end-of-life: a view from Britain of the qualitative literature. Journal of Research in Nursing, 10, 431-454.
- Jones, K., 2005. The Art of collaborative storytelling: arts-based representations of narrative contexts”. International Sociological Association Research Committee on Biography and Society.
- Jones, K., 2004. Mission drift in qualitative research, or moving toward a systematic review of qualitative studies, moving back to a more systematic narrative review. The Qualitative Report, 9, 95-112.
- Jones, K., 2004. Thoroughly Post-Modern Mary. [A Biographic Narrative Interview With Mary Gergen]. Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 5.
- Johnson, M.R.D. and Jones, K., 2003. Everyone has own spirituality. British Medical Journal, 327, 1049.
- Jones, K., 2003. The turn to a narrative knowing of persons: one method explored. Journal of Research in Nursing, 8, 60-71.
- Jones, K., 2002. Tense, tension and time: Musings from a copy editor (English) in the long now. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung, 3 (4).
- Jones, K., 2017. Emotivity and Ephemera Research. In: Moutinho, L. and Sokele, M., eds. Innovative Research Methods in Management. London UK: Springer International Publishing AG (Palgrave Macmillan).
- Jones, K. and Jones, 2017. Performative Social Science. In: Matthes, J., ed. International Encyclopedia of Communication Research Methods. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- Jones, K., 2016. “Styles of Good Sense” Ethics, Filmmaking and Scholarship. In: Goodson, I., ed. The Routledge International Handbook on Narrative and Life History. Routledge.
- Hearing, T. and Jones, K., 2016. Film as Research/Research as Film. In: Leavy, P., ed. The Handbook of Arts-Based Research. Guilford Press.
- Jones, K. and Hearing, T., 2013. “Turning research into film: Trevor Hearing in conversation with Kip Jones about the short film, Rufus Stone”. Qualitative Research for the Social Sciences. Sage Publications.
- Jones, K. and Fenge, L.-A., 2013. “Involving older gay men in research: the lure of group experience”. In: Pini, B. and Pease, B., eds. Men, Masculinities and Methodologies. London: Palgrave, 209-222.
- Jones, K., 2012. “The Dialogic Alternative Reflecting on Performative Social Science with Kip Jones". In: Gergen, M. and Gergen, K.J., eds. Playing with Purpose Adventures in Performative Social Science. Walnut Creek,CA: Left Coast Press, Inc., 95-107.
- Jones, K., 2012. Short Film as Performative Social Science: The Story behind Princess Margaret. In: Vannini, P., ed. Popularizing Research: Engaging New Genres, Media, and Audiences. Frankfurt, Germany: Peter Lang Publishing.
- Jones, K., 2009. "How Did I Get to Princess Margaret? (And How Did I Get Her to the World Wide Web?)". In: Srinivasan, R.R.M. and Mathur, I., eds. Ethnography and the internet : an exploration. Hyderabad, India: ICFAI University Press, 67-89.
- Jones, K., 2009. "How did I get to Princess Margaret? (And How Did I Get Her to the World Wide Web?)". In: Srinivasan, M.I. and Mathur, R.R., eds. Ethnography and the Internet An Exploration. India: ICFAI University Press, 67-89.
- Jones, K., 2006. The art of collaborative storytelling: a discussion on arts-based representations of narrative contexts. In: Milnes, K., Horrocks, C., Kelly, N., Roberts, B. and Robinson, D., eds. Narrative, memory and knowledge : representations, aesthetics and contexts. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield Press.
- Bolton, E., Essat, Z. and Jones, K., 2005. The Verismo of the Quotidian: a biographic narrative interpretive approach to two diverse research topics. In: Kelly, N., Horrocks, C., K, M.K., Roberts, B. and Robinson, D., eds. Narrative, Memory & Everyday Life. Huddersfield: University of Huddersfield Press, 9-17.
- Jones, K., 2004. Minimalist passive interviewing technique and team analysis of narrative qualitative data. In: Rapport, F., ed. New qualitative methodologies in health and social care research. London: Routledge.
- Wu, E., Rapport, F. and Jones, K., 2004. Soldiers become casualties: Doctors’ accounts of the SARS epidemic. In: Greenhalgh, T., Hurwitz, B. and Skultans, V., eds. Narrative research in health and illness. Oxford: BMJ Books/Blackwell Publishing, 37-51.
- Todres, L. and Holloway, I., 2004. Descriptive phenomenology: life-world as evidence. In: Rapport, F., ed. New qualitative methodologies in health and social care research. London: Routledge, 79-98.
- Fenge, L. and Jones, K., 2018. Creating learning tools from research to explore intersectionality, ageing and LGBT identities: a case study. In: Sexualities in Social Work Conference 8-10 August 2018 University of Montreal, Canada.
- Cash, M. and Jones, K., 2013. “Interfacing with older LGBT citizens and challenging discrimination”. Two-day Masterclass. In: “Interfacing with older LGBT citizens and challenging discrimination”. Two-day Masterclass 17-18 April 2013 Bournemouth University.
- Jones, K. and jones, K., 2012. "Bringing biography to life through film: a screening of Rufus Stone",. In: Advances in Biographical Methods Research Symposium 1 May 2012 Durham.
- Jones, K., 2012. “Performative Social Science: What it is and how it started” followed by a Q & A session. In: 5th LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival, "Beyond the Book: new forms of academic communication" 28 February 2012 London School of Economics.
- Jones, K. and jones, K., 2009. “Audience delight: a pastiche of image, dialogue and performance”. In: Narrative Practitioner Conference “Narratives in Health and Social Justice” 1 June 2009 Staffordshire.
- Jones, K. and Hearing, T., 2009. Beyond Text: Video and other medium use in qualitative research (Keynote presentation - Film). In: Centre For Qualitative Psychology (Germany) 20-22 February 2009 Weingarten, Germany.
- Jones, K. and jones, K., 2009. . “Day Dreams, Night Games” and Two Heads—Talking”. In: Boundaries: Arts Practice and Sociological Research Methods Conference 1 January 2009 Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art.
- Jones, K., 2009. “Day Dreams, Night Games” and “Two Heads—Talking”. In: Hearing, T., ed. Center for Qualitative Psychology (Germany) workshop: “Beyond text: Video and other medium use in qualitative research 1 January 2009 germany.
- Jones, K. and jones, K., 2008. “Performance of biographical interviews as relationship stories”. Arts and Humanities Research Council: Beyond Text Workshop Programme. In: “The performance of disability histories: remembrance and transmission” 1 January 2008 London.
- Jones, K., 2006. Mixing science and art through the creative use of PowerPoint. In: Mixed Methods Conference 2006 Cambridge, UK.
- Jones, K., 2006. The one about Princess Margaret. In: Researching Lives: multi-disciplinary approaches in life history research auto/biography and narrative research 10 June 2006 Sussex, UK.
- Jones, K., 2005. The art of storytelling: representations of narrative contexts. In: 5th Annual Narrative & Memory Research Group Conference 2005 Huddersfield, UK.
- Jones, K., 2004. The art of storytelling: the qualitative researcher as narrator collage maker dream weaver. In: 5th Qualitative Research Conference in Health & Social Care 2004 Bournemouth, UK.
- Jones, K., 2004. Biographic narrative interpretive method: the interviewer as participant / performer / storyteller. In: British Medical Association Conference: Narrative Research in Health and Illness 2004 London.
- Jones, K., 2018. How AHRC-funded Film RUFUS STONE Inspired a Project on the Next Generation. AHRC web.
- Jones, K. and Fenge, L., 2018. The “long tail” of research impact is engendered by innovative dissemination tools and meaningful community engagement. London School of Economics & Political Science Impact Blog. Available from: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2018/02/20/the-long-tail-of-research-impact-is-engendered-by-innovative-dissemination-tools-and-meaningful-community-engagement/.
- Jones, K., 2018. Read Two Important Chapters on Performative Social Science. Sage Publications Methodspace. Available from: https://www.methodspace.com/read-two-important-chapters-performative-social-science/.
- Jones, K., 2017. ‘I’m Her Partner, Let Me In!’ Bringing the Narrative to Academic Papers. Sage Publishing Methodspace. Available from: https://www.methodspace.com/im-partner-let-bringing-narrative-academic-papers/.
- Jones, K., 2016. Academics Urged to Flip Their Academic Writing. Sage Publications. Available from: http://www.socialsciencespace.com/2016/03/academics-urged-to-flip-their-academic-writing/.
- Jones, K., 2016. “You wake up and suddenly a story is right in front of you”. Available from: http://www.thesociologicalreview.com/blog/you-wake-up-and-suddenly-a-story-is-right-in-front-of-you.html.
- Jones, K. and Jones, 2015. Recensire un libro come «performance». eLeggo. Available from: http://eleggo.net/blog/2015/10/24/recensire-un-libro-come-performance.
- Jones, K., 2015. “Serendipity and conference attendance”.. Creative Quarter. Available from: http://cq.iriss.org.uk/inspiring/creative-bites/serendipity-and-conference-attendance.
- Jones, K., 2015. “Apparently, he comes with a rider these days”. The Sociological Imagination. Available from: http://sociologicalimagination.org/archives/17005.
- Jones, K., 2015. “Ten 'rules' for being creative in producing research”. Creative Quarter. Available from: http://cq.iriss.org.uk/inspiring/creative-bites/ten-rules-being-creative-producing-research.
- Jones, K., 2014. "(The Grand Theory of) Neo Emotivism". Social Science Space. Available from: http://www.socialsciencespace.com/2014/10/the-grand-theory-of-neo-emotivism/.
- Jones, K., 2014. “Q&A: Kip Jones on the Art of Academic Blogging”. U of South Wales. Available from: http://artsontelevision.wordpress.com/2014/08/12/qa-kip-jones-on-the-art-of-academic-blogging/.
- Jones, K., 2014. “Once Upon a Time on the Set with John Huston”. The Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) i.
- Jones, K., 2014. ) “Breaking Boundaries: An Arabesque on Art, Creativity and Scholarship”. Available from: http://www.creativitypost.com/conversations/breaking_boundaries_an_arabesque_on_art_creativity_and_scholarship_kip_jone.
- Jones, K.. “Twenty Questions with Artist-Scholars Kip Jones and Patricia Leavy”. The Creativity Post. Available from: http://www.creativitypost.com/conversations/twenty_questions_with_artist_scholars_kip_jones_and_patricia_leavy.
- Jones, K.. “Making the biopic RUFUS STONE”. The Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) i.
- "RUFUS STONE Shelley Theatre Screening", 2017. Film.
- BU Festival of Learning “Beside the Seaside”, 2016. Film. Bournemouth UK: Centre for Qualitative Research Narrative Group. Available from: https://vimeo.com/174549052.
- "Rufus Stone" (trailer), 2012. Video. Bournemouth University.
- "Rufus Stone", 2011. Video. Available from: https://vimeo.com/109360805.
- Carl and the little sandwiches - Story, 2007. Video. Available from: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6kjBgwKJ0w.
- Social Science discovering its muse, 2007. Video. Available from: http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=8188537605740215203&hl=en-GB.
- RUfus Stone, 2006. Film.
- Fall River (short video), 2006. Video. Available from: http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=2365903461144499897&hl=en-GB.
- The one about Princess Margaret, 2006. Video. Available from: https://vimeo.com/4339217.
- I can remember the night (short video), 2006. Video. Available from: http://video.google.co.uk/videoplay?docid=7691556004778341975&hl=en-GB.
- Jones, K., 2007. Rough talk and chocolate brownies - Case Study. Leicester: University of Leicester. Available from: http://www.geog.le.ac.uk/orm/futures/futuresperformance.htm.
- Trevor Hearing
- Michele Board
- Michelle Cannon
- Karen Cooper
- Louise Oliver
- Mananya Podee
- Everton Bolton
- member 5th LSE Space for Thought Literary Festival, "Beyond the Book: new forms of academic communication" LSE, London
- Rufus Stone screening followed by Q & A Cambridge University Arts and Science Researchers’ Forum
- “Film-making as Social Research: The making of Rufus Stone “. Birkbeck/University of London Doing Critical Social Research
- "Bringing biography to life through film: a screening of Rufus Stone", Advances in Biographical Methods Research Symposium, Durham University
- Keynote Address. “Audience delight: a pastiche of image, dialogue and performance”. Keynote, Narrative Practitioner Conference “Narratives in Health and Social Justice” Keele University,
- Keynote Address. “Day Dreams, Night Games” and Two Heads—Talking” (two films). Boundaries: Arts Practice and Sociological Research Methods Conference Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA).
- Keynote Speaker, “Screening of RUFUS STONE with Q&A”. Keele Counselling Conference, School of Psychology, 22 March, 2014.
- Keynote Speaker, “Screening of RUFUS STONE with Q&A” (by Skype). Arts-based Research Studio at the University of Alberta, Canada, 13 March, 2014.
"How to reach an audience with film ...", Tampere University , Finland, 26 Nov 2016 more
- Gay and Pleasant Land? Project (Research Councils UK, 01 Jan 2009). Completed
- “Social Science in Search of its Muse: Exploratory Workshops in Arts-related Production and Dissemination of Social Science Data,” (ARRC, 01 Nov 2006). Completed
- Member, HSS Executive Plus
- member, Faculty Research & Knowledge Exchange Committee
- Faculty Representative, University Postgrad Committee
Public Engagement & Outreach Activities
- Participate in community outreach collecting stories from the public in local locations
- Organising screenings of award-winning short film, Rufus Stone, for academics and community.
- MSc in Gerontology (King's College -London, 1992)
- PhD in Health & Community Studies (De Montfort University, 2001)
- Forum: Qualitative Research (online journal), Editorial Board,
- Mary Seacole Research Centre, De Montfort University, Fellow,
- Qualitative Research Journal, Editorial Board Member (2013-), http://aqr.org.au/publications/qr-journal/
- Society for Personality and Social Psychology APA Division 8, Member (2001-), http://kip.jones.socialpsychology.org/
- The Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology APA Division 5, Member (2006-), http://qualpsy.org/
- Founder and Moderator, Performative Social Science newsgroup: https://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/cgi-bin/webadmin?A0=PERFORMSOCSCI
- ARTS in Research (AiR) Collaborative, Internal and External arts-based research development
External Media and Press
- “Big-screen vision breaks academic boundaries”, Times Higher Education, 02 Jul 2012. http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=26&storycode=418561
- “Shunning the Journals, Scholar Brings Work on Older Gays to Life in Film”., New York Times, 04 Jul 2008. http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/11/world/europe/11iht-educSide11.html?_r=2
- “Alternative ways of getting your message across”, BBC TV News. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-11396474
- “Research findings, impact enhanced: let's face the conference and dance”, Times Higher Education, 13 Sep 2010. http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?storycode=412959
- “Free Research-Based Film Impacts 10,000 Viewers So Far”, Social Science Space, 12 Aug 2013. http://www.socialsciencespace.com/2015/08/free-research-based-film-impacts-10000-viewers-so-far/
- Thinking Allowed, Older gays in rural areas Dr Kip Jones from Bournemouth University discusses the challenges faced by older gay men and lesbians who live in rural areas of The South West of England and Wales. His paper, 'Gay and Pleasant Land?' uses first hand evidence to explore the attitudes of both older gay countryside dwellers and the communities they live in.. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b017chq4