Research grant for early career scholars

QSR International (the developers of NVivo) and the International Institute of Qualitative Methodology (IIQM) are offering a research grant of US$25,000 over two years. To be eligible to apply you: *       must have been awarded your PhD in 2011 or later; *       must have an academic appointment at an institution of higher education; *       must … Continue reading Research grant for early career scholars

Using archival data to explore methodological issues

Qualitative researchers typically generate and collect new data sets to explore their research questions. Methodologists, in contrast, quite often conduct a secondary analysis of their own data sets to examine methodological issues that have emerged during their research studies. As well as using their own data sets to examine research methods, qualitative researchers can also … Continue reading Using archival data to explore methodological issues

Archiving qualitative data

There has been a good deal of debate about the merits of archiving qualitative data from social sciences projects (Camfield & Palmer-Jones, 2013; Corti, 2000; Corti, Witzel, & Bishop, 2005; Hammersley, 1997; Kuula, 2010/2011; Mauthner, Parry, & Backett-Milburn, 1998; Moore, 2007; Schubotz, Melaugh, & McLoughlin, 2011; van den Berg, 2008). While some argue (e.g., Chauvette, … Continue reading Archiving qualitative data

Call for abstracts: 4th World Conference on Qualitative Research

The Organizing Committee invites the community to submit abstracts to the 4th World Conference on Qualitative Research, to be held in Porto (Portugal), 16th to 18th October 2019. Authors may submit proposals for presentation of Abstracts which address the objectives and themes of the Conference, including original scientific works addressing the state-of-the-art research and new … Continue reading Call for abstracts: 4th World Conference on Qualitative Research

Calls for Papers

There is still time to respond to these calls for papers... Journal articles Qualitative Research in Organizations and Management Using qualitative methods to respond to the changing nature of work Learning Landscapes The role of performances in educational practices Qualitative Market Research Researching family life and consumption: Epistemological challenges and advances Conference presentations The Qualitative … Continue reading Calls for Papers

Tips on getting started with analyzing qualitative data

Analyzing qualitative data for the first time can entail a good deal of confusion among novice researchers. Mystification about how to being analyzing data can be heightened when reading published presentations of research in which descriptions of what authors actually did with their data in order to produce “findings” are both limited and opaque. One … Continue reading Tips on getting started with analyzing qualitative data

International Visual Sociology Association: Call for nominations for awards

For those qualitative researchers using visual methods, the IVSA has announced a call for nominations for a range of awards. See below. February 27th is the deadline for submitting nominations for the 2019 Rieger and Prosser awards administered by the International Visual Sociology Association (IVSA). Rieger Awards are for outstanding work in visual sociology by … Continue reading International Visual Sociology Association: Call for nominations for awards

What qualitative interviewers can learn from studies of epistemics in conversation

Sociologist John Heritage (Heritage, 2012a, 2012b, 2013, 2018; Heritage & Raymond, 2005) has been writing about epistemics in naturally occurring conversation for over a decade. This work draws on the work of other scholars. These include Erving Goffman’s idea of “territories of the selves” (Goffman, 1971) in which people tend the boundaries of knowledge that … Continue reading What qualitative interviewers can learn from studies of epistemics in conversation

Call for case examples: Culturally responsive approaches to using focus groups

Dr. Jori N. Hall (University of Georgia) is seeking case examples for a book she is writing: Focus Groups: Culturally Responsive Approaches for Qualitative Inquiry and Program Evaluation. The book will take an in-depth look at how culturally responsive focus groups are developed and implemented within the context of qualitative inquiry broadly and program evaluation more … Continue reading Call for case examples: Culturally responsive approaches to using focus groups

Call for proposals: Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology 2019

The Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology (SQIP), a Section of Division 5 (Quantitative and Qualitative Methods) of the American Psychological Association, is pleased to announce that its annual conference will be held at Simmons University  (formerly Simmons College) in Boston, MA, on Monday and Tuesday, June 10-11, 2019. There will also be an optional … Continue reading Call for proposals: Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology 2019