The Association for Qualitative Research
The Hub of Qualitative Thinking

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Qualitative research provides an unparalleled understanding of the motivations behind human behaviour, desires and needs.

In the UK, the principal authority on the qualitative research industry is the Association for Qualitative Research.

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From Issue 112

Selected articles from January 2015 edition of In Brief magazine are now online. [More...]


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In Brief

February 2015
What is this all about?

February 2015
Counting the CPD hours

February 2015
Everything in Moderation

February 2015
Moderation full circle

Earlier Articles
Full index of InBrief


In Depth

November 2014

November 2014
You say creativity, I say innovation

November 2014
Getting messy with it

November 2014
New measures of creativity

Earlier Articles
Full index of InDepth