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SWDTP-Funded Bespoke Qualitative Training Workshops

The Centre for Qualitative Research is running a series of SWDTP-Funded Bespoke Qualitative Training Workshops.

The Centre for Qualitative Research is running monthly online workshops for doctoral researchers funded by the South West Doctoral Training Partnership.

Bringing together academics from across the SWDTP institutions interested in qualitative research, across disciplinary pathways, to collaboratively develop and deliver a programme of bespoke training for SWDTP doctoral researchers.

These SWDTP-Funded Bespoke Qualitative Training Workshops will provide practical and cross-disciplinary qualitative training to SWDTP-funded doctoral scholars and others who are interested in qualitative training, through the collaborative resources of the SWDTP network.

There are two different packages: Main Training Package and Demand Led Sessions.

Main Training Package

The main training package focuses on from planning to product: the process of conducting qualitative research.


This will consist of a series of 7 bespoke online seminars delivered monthly to up to 50 students by collaborators across the SWDTP universities. The session titles are:

1. Where does qualitative research come from?

  • Bryan Clift will run this workshop
  • Date: Tuesday 9 February 2021
  • Time: 1 - 3pm

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2. Planning and designing qualitative research

  • Sarah Morgan-Trimmer will run this workshop
  • Date: Tuesday 23 February 2021
  • Time: 10am - 12pm

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3. Preparing for speaking-based data collection

  • Fiona Spotswood will run this workshop
  • Date: Tuesday 16 March 2021
  • Time: 10am - 12pm

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4. Conducting, improving, and refining interviews and focus groups

  • Katharina Chudzikowski and Sheree Bekker will run this workshop
  • Date and Time: April

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5. Analysing interview and focus group data

  • Ioannis Costas Battle will run this workshop
  • Date and Time: May

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6. Evaluating qualitative research

  • Svetlana Cicmil will run this workshop
  • Date and Time: June

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7. Series conclusion: drawing together the process from planning to product

  • Julie Gore will run this workshop
  • Date and Time: July

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This package is intended to be attended as a whole.

Register

You can register for all 7 sessions online.

A link to join each session will be sent out to registered attendees closer to the event. Not all dates have been confirmed yet so will be updated over time.


Demand-Led Qualitative Innovations Sessions

These sessions will provide a deeper and more theoretical exploration of qualitative methods.


The demand led sessions will consist of 5 stand-alone Demand-Led Qualitative Innovations sessions, delivered on a bimonthly basis to up to 300 students online.

The session titles are:

  1. Open Access and Secondary Analysis of Qualitative Data
  2. Digital-based and technology-facilitated qualitative Research
  3. Participatory Action Research
  4. Using Visual Research Methods in Organisation Studies
  5. Narrative Methods

These sessions are not yet open for registration but check back later when the links have been added.

Contact us

If you have any questions about the workshops please contact us.