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Analysing interview and focus group data (thematic analysis)

The fifth workshop in the main training package workshop series.

  • 25 May 2021, 10.00am to 25 May 2021, 12.00pm BST (GMT +01:00)
  • This is an online event.
  • This event is free

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

This workshop is part of the 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. View an overview of all workshops in the series.


This event is now fully booked.

Summary of Workshop 5

Thematic analysis is about finding patterns in qualitative data.

In this session, you will work individually and in groups to analyse interview transcripts using Braun and Clarke’s (2006) six-phase approach to Thematic Analysis.

By the end of this workshop you will have:

  • Gained experience of how to analyse a qualitative data set.
  • Developed an appreciation for the myriad of problems inherent to qualitative data analysis.
  • Appreciated the importance of following robust qualitative data analysis procedures for your own research.

Workshop leader

Dr Olivia Brown is a social psychologist, currently working as a Research Associate in the School of Management, University of Bath.

Liv’s research is centred on understanding how intra and inter-group processes influence individual and group behaviour. She is currently working on a ESRC CREST (The Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats) funded project exploring right-wing extremism in online spaces.

Contact us

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