Training and Events
Designing a Qualitative Study
|Social Research Association|
Dr Karen Lumsden
Radisson Blu Hotel, Royal Mile, Edinburgh (tbc)
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Lindsay Adams - T: 0207 255 0695
If you get off on the wrong foot, it is hard to get a project back on track. This one-day intensive course aims to equip participants with a good understanding of the planning and preparation required when conducting a qualitative research project. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on practical sessions, it covers:
Anyone considering taking a course in qualitative interviewing or focus group skills would be advised to take the design course as it provides an invaluable foundation.
Dr Karen Lumsden is Associate Professor in Criminology at the University of Leicester and has a PhD in Sociology from the University of Aberdeen. She has experience teaching qualitative research methods at postgraduate level and to academics and practitioners. This includes courses at the Erasmus University Rotterdam, University of Aberdeen, University of Glasgow, University of Essex and Kingston University, and for the Social Research Association. Karen has also designed and delivered social research methods training for police officers and staff via the East Midlands Policing Academic Collaboration (EMPAC). She was lead of their Victims, Witnesses & Public Protection Network. She has authored a number of academic books and journal articles in the areas of sociology and criminology, and on research methods.
Entry (no or almost no prior knowledge)
£270 which includes lunch and refreshments. Members for SRA pay £202.50
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Qualitative Data Handling and Data Analysis
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