In the first half of last year, I agreed to be a participant in a research project where I was interviewed online. I found the experience interesting, eye opening, and learned so much from it. Here, I wanted to present my thoughts and experience, rather than what I learned, because I think that everyone will … Continue reading Insights from being an online research participant
This blog was written by Sydney Church, a qualitative research consultant currently based in Cape Town, South Africa. She is available for remote work globally and you can contact her on email@example.com or through her Twitter @SlowFindings. I recently consulted a company conducting a mixed methods evaluation on best practice for qualitative analyses. Qualitative research … Continue reading ‘‘Research has to happen ‘somewhere’’ – a guide to situating qualitative research
Even though we are collectively going through a pandemic, we are not going through the same pandemic. The situation in different countries and cities is unique, each leader is handling it in their own unique way. I know here in Melbourne, we had relatively low numbers to start, lockdown ended after six weeks, things were … Continue reading It’s a pandemic, but it’s different for each of us: This is why a research journal is so important right now.
As researchers, we all get stuck or feel blocked within the research process at some point (or multiple points). I was talking with a friend recently who was stuck at the analysis stage. I thought, given some people will be working on their research over the break, it might be useful to write down some … Continue reading Stuck on your analysis? These ideas might help