Thoughts on qualitative research software training

I have written and rewritten this post over a dozen times over the last year, but it's time to hit "publish". My main point, in case you don't want to read the full post, is this: who you hire to train you matters. Their skill set, their experience on a topic, it matters. You wouldn't … Continue reading Thoughts on qualitative research software training

Text Searching in Qualitative Research

I was running a workshop today, and talking about the context in which I use a text search query in NVivo, so thought I would share it here in case others find it useful. The caveat here, as usual is that this is not for ALL research, just the majority that I see when I … Continue reading Text Searching in Qualitative Research

#QualChat: A Tweetchat on qualitative research.

I have been thinking about hosting a tweetchat on qualitative research for some time now, but resisted because I consider myself more of a qualitative enthusiast, rather than an expert. However, upon reflection, I’ve decided it doesn’t matter. I don’t believe that there is a “right” way to do qualitative research and I’m not personally … Continue reading #QualChat: A Tweetchat on qualitative research.

It’s a pandemic, but it’s different for each of us: This is why a research journal is so important right now.

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.