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23 May 2008 - Latest issue of Qualitative Researcher now available
The latest issue of Qualitative Researcher is now available for download. Click here to obtain a copy

20 May 2008 - Methods Briefing and Research Findings available
Qualit are pleased to annouce the first 2 papers in a series of Methods Briefings are now available for download. Research Findings from the Gendered Suicide project also available for download.

1 May 2008 - New Qualiti Working Paper Available
Qualiti are pleased to annouce that sixth working paper in our series is now available for download from the website. The paper was written by the (Extra)Ordinary Lives project team.

28 March 2008 - Training Workshops
Last few places remaining on the Qualiti workshop 'Multimodal Qualitative Research'. The Qualiti training workshop 'Using new technologies in Qualitative Research' is fully booked. A waiting list is in operation. Further details on both workshops here>>>>>>>>

14 March 2008 - Latest Issue of Qualitative Researcher available
The latest issue of Qualitative Researcher is now available for download. Click here to obtain a copy

12 March 2008 - Visual Methods Seminar
This event is fully booked. A waiting list is now in operation.

1 February 2008 - New Qualiti Working Paper Available
Qualiti are pleased to annouce that fifth working paper in our series is now available for download from the website. The paper was written by the (Extra)Ordinary Lives project team.

28 January 2008 - Booking open for Workshops
We are now taking bookings for the two workshops; Using new technologies in qualitative research and Multimodal qualitative research. For further details and booking information>>>>>

19 December 2007 - Advanced Visual Methods Seminar
Qualiti are pleased to support a seminar organised by Alexandra Allan, an ESRC postdoctoral fellow in the Cardiff School of Social Sciences. This one-day seminar event will focus on advancing our use of visual methods in research projects that focus on children’s cultural worlds. For further details and booking information >>>>>>>>>

18 December 2007 - Workshop dates available
New dates for the postponed Qualiti Workshops; 'Using new technologies in Qualitative Research' and 'Multimodal Qualitative Research' now available. Details of dates and venues can be accessed here >>>>>>.

21 November 2007 - New Qualiti Working Paper Available
Qualiti are pleased to annouce that fourth working paper in our series is now available for download from the website. The paper written by Susanne Langer, Jonathan Scourfield and Ben Fincham draws on the Qualiti project; Gendered Suicide.

5 October 2007 - Latest Issue of Qualitative Researcher available
The latest issue of Qualitative Researcher is now available for download. Click here to obtain a copy

1 October 2007 - Training Workshops
Due to the overwhelming demand and success of our series of summer training workshops, we will be repeating these events again through the winter of 2007/08. Details of dates and venues are listed on the workshop webpages, accessed here. Registration for the workshop 'Qualitative Research and Ethical Approval' is now open. Download a booking form here>>>>

28 August 2007 - New Qualiti Working Paper Available
Qualiti are pleased to annouce that third working paper in our series is now available for download from the website. The paper written by Sara Delamont and Neil Stephens draws on the Qualiti affiliated project 'Diasporic Capoeira: An Ethnographic Enquiry'.

8 August 2007 - Commissioned Inquiry Report available for download
The final report from our first Commissioned Inquiry is now available for download from the website, accessed via the publications section. The inquiry was led by Professor Mick Bloor and focussed on the risk to well-being of researchers in qualitative research. The report was recently the subject of an article featured in the THES, visit the THES website for more.

11 July 2007 - Seminar presentations available
Following the recent seminars 'Deveopling Mobile Methods' and 'Qualitative Research and Suicide', presentations given by speakeres are now available for download from the website. Visit the webpage to access these:

Developing Mobile Methods
Qualitative Research and Suicide

5 July 2007 - Interdisciplinary Seminar Series 2007
The Interdisciplinary Seminar Series returned this year with the first of two seminars taking place on 12 June themed on 'Developling mobile methods. The second seminar will take place at Cardiff University on Tuesday 18 September and is entitled: 'Qualitative Research and Arts Practice: The potential for research capacity building'. Speakers includes Professor Brian Robert, Dr Kip Jones, Professor Martin Hughes and Professor Frances Rapoort.

For further details click here.

5 June 2007 - Qualitative Researcher Issue 5
Qualitative Researcher Issue 5 is now available for download from the website. Click here to obtain a copy.

4 April 2007 - Qualiti Working Papers
Qualiti Working Papers are now uploaded to the website. For details of papers currently available for viewing, click here

3 April 2007 - Registration now open for Using New Technologies Workshop
We are now taking bookings for the workshop ‘Using new technologies in qualitative research’. For further details about this workshop and to download a booking form, click here.

23 March 2007 - Qualiti at BSA
The Qualiti team will be delivering a session on Methodological Innovations at the upcoming BSA Conference. The session is entitled ‘Working with sound and vision in qualitative research practice’. For further details visit the BSA Conference website

28 February 07 - Qualitative Research and Suicide Seminar
Cardiff University are hosting a seminar entitled 'Qualitative Research and Suicide'. This event is a joint activity with Lancaster University and is being organised by Jonathan Scourfield, principal investigator on the Gendered Suicide project. For further details click here.

28 February 07 - Interdisciplinary Seminar Series 2007
The Interdisciplinary Seminar Series returns again this year with two seminars planned for 2007. These are:

  • Developing ‘mobile’ methods - Tuesday 12th June 2007 11am – 4.30pm, Cardiff University
  • Qualitative Research and Arts Practice: The potential for research capacity building - Tuesday 18 September 2007 11am-4pm, Cardiff University

For further details click here.

11 February 2007 - Registration now open for Multimodal Workshop
We are now taking bookings for the Multimodal Qualitative Research Workshop at Plymouth University. There are a limited number of places for this workshop, therefore we are using information provided on the booking form to ensure there is an interesting mix of participants. For further details about this workshop including booking information click here.

01 February 2007 - New Colleagues
We are delighted to welcome Rachel Hurdley and Alex Hillman to the QUALITI team. Rachel Hurdley will be working with Bella Dicks on the research project 'Watching, Listening, Reading and Clicking'. Alex Hillman will be supporting the (Extra) Ordinary Lives project.

14 December 2006 - Ethics Workshop
We are now taking bookings for the training workshop Qualitative Research and Ethical Approval at Queens University, Belfast. For further details of this workshop and registration details please click here.

7 November 2006 - News on publications
The Handbook of Ethnography (Sage) co-edited by members of Qualiti, will be available in paperback in the Spring of 2007. For details, visit the sage website

The international journal Qualitative Research, edited by Paul Atkinson and Sara Delamont, currently published quarterly is increasing to 5 issues a year from 2008. Copies are available from the Sage website.

6 November 2006 - RM Training Bursaries - call for applications
ESRC Bursaries for Training

In order to stimulate the uptake of high quality training courses the ESRC Research Resources Board makes available 50 bursaries each year for up to £1,000 each to enable HEFC-funded staff in the UK engaged in teaching methods or supervising research to update their skills. Contract researchers working in HEIs are also eligible to apply.

The deadline for applications under the current call is 30 November 2006 and applicants will be notified in December.

For further details and an application form, visit:

http://www.ccsr.ac.uk/methods/bursaries/

24 October 2006: Qualitative Research Workshops 2007
QUALITI are organising three workshop training events over the spring/summer of 2007.

  • 14 March 2007, Queens University, Belfast - Qualitative research and ethical approval
  • 30/31 May 2007, Plymouth University - Multi-modal qualitative research
  • June 2007, Bristol University - Using new technologies in qualitative research

Click here for details of these training workshops

27 July 2006: Seminar - Participation, Public Engagement and Qualitative Research
Glamorgan Building, Cardiff University, 19th September 2006

At this seminar researchers from different disciplines will reflect on their experience and share their views on how participatory research can better fulfil its goals and provide relevant and credible knowledge for policy makers?

Click here for further details of the seminar

28 April 2006: Qualiti Placement Scheme
This week Guendaline Graffigna from the Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Italy, visited the Qualiti project having successfully applied to our popular placement scheme.

Click here for further details about our placement scheme

19 April 2006: 'Thinking Aloud' BBC Radio 4

Qualiti research associate, Dr Ben Fincham, was recently interviewed by Laurie Taylor on the popular social science discussion programme about his research work on bicycle messengers in the global workplace.

Click here if you would like to listen to the interview
You will need RealPlayer to listen to this

22 March 2006: ESA 3rd Mid-Term Conference: Advances in Qualitative Research Practice
4th - 6th September 2006

The Cardiff School of Social Sciences will be hosting the ESA 3rd Mid Term Conference this coming September.

Click here for further details and to book a place

22 March 2006: 2006 Spring Seminars
Qualitative research in the social sciences: setting the agenda for capacity building.
This 4 part seminar series provides a forum for interdisciplinary debate and discussion about the present use of, and future directions for qualitative research within the social sciences. Details for all seminars are now available on our website.

Click here for further details about the spring seminars

06 February 2006: ESRC Regional Training Centre
The Cardiff School of Social Sciences, through the Qualiti Node, has been awarded the status of ESRC Regional Training Centre

Click here for information about ESRC Regional Tranining Centres

09 January 2006: Qualitative Researcher
We are pleased to announce the publication of the first issue of the Qualitative Researcher journal

Click here to download a free copy of the Qualitative Researcher

04 January 06: Mentoring Scheme
The deadline for applications to the Qualiti mentoring scheme is December 2006

Click here for further details of the mentoring scheme

 

 

 

 

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