18 March 2019
“The idea of the qualitative support group was initiated by Dr Kinda Ibrahim who felt that establishing a peer support network for members within CLAHRC Wessex and the wider University could be helpful to facilitate the use and development of qualitative research in health, illness and care.
This group has been massively supported by CLAHRC central team and Professors Cathy Pope and prof Anne Rogers.
The goal of this group is to encourage an intellectually dynamic yet supportive atmosphere for debate and discussion that examines the place of qualitative research in health research, its core concepts and methods.
The group meets every 2-3 months to share experience and research and are looking to possibly organise training workshops to staff, postgraduate and undergraduate candidates who are conducting or interested in conducting qualitative research. The agenda of this group is driven by its members and their interests and needs.
Dr Teresa Corbett suggested starting a “Qualitative journal club” to form the basis of the discussion in our group and has recently put a call out for recommendations for a “MUST READ LIST” for qualitative researchers on Twitter. The response was fantastic with over 50 replies. Many of those who replied on Twitter asked us to share the list with them once it was compiled.
So we have decided to build this dedicated resource to help and advise people”.
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Thematic analysis (TA) resource and information pages https://www.psych.auckland.ac.nz/en/about/our-research/research-groups/thematic-analysis.html
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The Qualitative Report (TQR)include links to many online resources
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