NVivo workshops: changing with the times.

Hi Everyone,So, universities are cutting back on research training, and in particular services for qualitative researchers. I am hearing this from students, staff, other trainers and experiencing it myself.  I find this very frustrating and have written ranty posts about it and then deleted them (precisely because they were too ranty). Sigh. I like doing training through … Continue reading NVivo workshops: changing with the times.

Coding and analysis tips for qualitative researchers

Photo by Hugo Rocha on Unsplash In this post, I share some of the tips I provide in my workshops on how to approach coding and analysis of qualitative data. Before I start, I want to put in the big disclaimer that most of this will depend on your research design. Having a clear idea of your research … Continue reading Coding and analysis tips for qualitative researchers

What I wish I knew when starting NVivo

Alex Shermon is the Research Community Coordinator for NVivo and Omeka at the University of Melbourne. He's currently undertaking a Masters in Global Media Communications, and completed his Honours thesis last year examining conservative media discourses in Australia. He has worked as a research assistant on a variety of projects in an archival and public … Continue reading What I wish I knew when starting NVivo

You were planning on in-person data collection? This might help.

I’d just finished a three-part blog series on interviews (the before, during and after), and was about to post the first one, when I thought, but will people even be interviewing right now? And then I saw Pat Thomson’s important post about the impact of the pandemic on PhD students. I have to admit, the … Continue reading You were planning on in-person data collection? This might help.