National Centre for Research Methods



Welcome to Qualiti - Qualitative Research Methods in the Social Sciences:
Innovation, Integration and Impact

Qualiti is part of the ESRC National Centre for Research Methods and is based at Cardiff University in the Cardiff School of Social Sciences. The mission of the ESRC National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) is to provide a strategic focal point for the identification, development and delivery of an integrated national research, training and capacity-building programme aimed at:

  • Promoting a step change in the quality and range of methodological skills and techniques used by the UK social science community; and
  • providing support for, and dissemination of, methodological innovation and excellence within the UK

Please visit the NCRM website for more information. To find out more about the specific aims and objectives of Qualiti please visit the About Qualiti page.

Latest Qualiti News

June 2009 - Latest issue of Qualitative Researcher now available
The latest issue of Qualitative Researcher is now available for download. Click here to obtain a copy

November 2008 - New Qualiti Working Paper Available
Qualiti are pleased to annouce that ninth working paper in our series is now available for download from the website.


ESRC National Centre for Research Methods
ESRC - Economic & Social Research Council