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Planning and designing qualitative research

The second workshop in the main training package workshop series.

  • 23 Feb 2021, 10.00am to 23 Feb 2021, 12.00pm GMT
  • This is an online event.
  • This event is free

The Centre for Qualitative Research is running a series of South West Doctoral Training Partnership (SWDTP)-Funded Bespoke Qualitative Training Workshops. View an overview of all workshops in this series.

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.

Summary of Workshop 2

In this workshop you'll be introduced to the fundamentals of designing a good qualitative study.

This session will introduce the fundamentals of designing a good qualitative study:

  • establishing philosophical underpinnings
  • using theory
  • identifying appropriate methodology and methods
  • sampling and saturation
  • being consistent
  • being flexible

Workshop leader

Dr Sarah Morgan-Trimmer is a social scientist at University of Exeter Medical School. She conducts evaluations of public health and healthcare interventions, using critical realist and social science perspectives to understand the complex interactions between behaviours, organisational processes, social contexts and health outcomes. She teaches, trains and provides consultancy on qualitative methods, mixed methods and theory-based evaluation. She has a background in social policy research in urban regeneration, child well-being, unemployment and substance abuse.

All the workshops are related so you are automatically signed up to all 7 workshops if you fill out the questionnaire attached below.

Register for all 7 sessions

Register for the Main Training Package sessions This registers you for all 7 sessions and only needs to be completed once.

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