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Advanced Qualitative Methods (AQUALM) Taster Day

Date - Wednesday, 7th February 2018 (12:30 pm - 4:15 pm)


Date & Time: Wednesday 7 February 2018, 12.30pm  4.15pm

Venue: Edward Boyle Library, Level 13, Research Meeting Rooms 1 & 2, University of Leeds

The aim of this training event is to provide doctoral researchers with an introduction to a range of advanced qualitative methods and techniques that are commonly used in social science.  It will give participants the opportunity to identify methods relevant to their own research.

Programme of the day

Time Session
12.30 – 12.55 Arrival & Refreshments
12.55 – 13.00 Welcome & Introduction
Nick Emmel – University of Leeds
13:00 – 13:15 Qualitative longitudinal research
Bren Neale – University of Leeds
13:15 – 13:30 Thinking creatively and methodologically about research ethics in qualitative research
Kahryn Hughes – University of Leeds
13:30 – 13:45 Audio-visual methods
Michael Gallagher – Manchester Metropolitan University
13:45 – 14:00 Practices of Analysis: hints, tips and starting points
Glyn Williams – University of Sheffield
14:00 – 14:15 Using covert research in the social sciences
David Calvey – Manchester Metropolitan University
14:15 – 14:30 Working with children
Rachel Holmes – Manchester Metropolitan University
14:45 – 15:00 Realist methodologies
Joanne Greenhalgh – University of Leeds
15:00 – 15:15 Researching sensitive topics
Ruth Blakeley – University of Sheffield
15:15 – 15:30 Literature search training on finding qualitative studies (evidence synthesis)
Judy Wright – University of Leeds
15:30 – 15:45 Conducting qualitative data analysis using NVivo
Taf Cheffo – University of Leeds
15:45 – 16:00 Case selection
Emmanuella Plakoyiannaki – University of Leeds
16:00 – 16:15 How big is a sample size in qualitative research?
Nick Emmel – University of Leeds
Close of session

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Travel Information
Students are responsible for arranging travel to and from the All Cohort Training sessions.  You will be reimbursed for reasonable travel expenses upon presentation of original receipts/tickets (no photocopies or credit card receipts will be accepted) and completion of the relevant expense claim form/process via your Department/School. We cannot reimburse travel costs for students in their writing up/overtime year.