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.
Summary of Workshop 1
In this workshop we'll explore the philosophical ideas that underpin qualitative research practices.
Key questions informing the session are:
- What are these philosophical foundations?
- Where did they come from?
- How have they changed? Why? And for whom?
Dr Bryan C. Clift is Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Department for Health at the University of Bath (UK), where he is the Director of the Centre for Qualitative Research.
His research is oriented around: sport and physical activity in relation to issues of contemporary urbanism, popular cultural practices and representations, and qualitative inquiry.