Creative Research Methods (join a waiting list)


10/01/2024 - 21/02/2024

Organised by:

University of Manchester


Dr Helen Kara


Intermediate (some prior knowledge)


Sandra Gogacz

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Venue: Online


This is a six-week course covering creative research methods and ethics in theory and in practice. The course runs for 1.5 hours online each week, from 2-3.30 pm on Wednesdays, with associated readings, videos, exercises and online discussions in between the online sessions. 

Session 1: creative methods and ethics in a pandemic 

Session 2: enhanced and mobile interviews 

Session 3: using comics and animation in research 

Session 4: using video in research 

Session 5: poetic inquiry 

Session 6: metaphor collection and analysis 

The course will focus on gathering and analysing data. Exercises will offer hands-on experience and an online space will be available for discussions and feedback in between the Wednesday sessions. The online introduction space and preparatory reading will be available from the 10th of January, weekly sessions will begin on the 17th of January. 


The fee per teaching day is: • £30 per day for UK/EU registered students • £60 per day for staff at UK/EU academic institutions, UK/EU Research Councils researchers, UK/EU public sector staff, staff at UK/EU registered charity organisations and recognised UK/EU research institutions. • £100 per day for all other participants. In the event of cancellation by the delegate a full refund of the course fee is available up to two weeks prior to the course. No refunds are available after this date. If it is no longer possible to run a course due to circumstances beyond its control, NCRM reserves the right to cancel the course at its sole discretion at any time prior to the event. In this event every effort will be made to reschedule the course. If this is not possible or the new date is inconvenient a full refund of the course fee will be given. NCRM shall not be liable for any costs, losses or expenses that may be incurred as a result of the cancellation of a course. The University of Southampton’s Online Store T&Cs also continue to apply.

Website and registration:


North West


Data Collection, Diary Methods, Qualitative Interviewing, Online Data Collection , Metaphor analysis

Related publications and presentations:

Data Collection
Diary Methods
Qualitative Interviewing
Online Data Collection
Metaphor analysis

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