I'm seriously starting to think about the implications of AI on research, particularly qualitative research. The potential, the drawbacks as well as possible challenges. I know there has been substantial work done in this area already by some excellent scholars. I think recent changes in tech have changed how I think about potential uses and … Continue reading The role of AI in qualitative research
Emoji as an analytical tool
While I've only written a little here on this blog over the last year or so, a lot has been happening behind the scenes. For those who follow me on other social media platforms, you would have seen the launch of new way of analysing data – using emoji as a coding and analytical tool. … Continue reading Emoji as an analytical tool
Developing questions for a semi-structured interview
This post came about after a conversation with a colleague and friend who was asking for some ideas on how to develop questions for a semi-structured interview. I provided some ideas and later that day wrote some more things down I thought were worth considering. This three-part series is what came out of that conversation. … Continue reading Developing questions for a semi-structured interview
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.