The Association for Qualitative Research
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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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...Ken Parker for 3 great years as Chair of AQR. Ken stood down on 1 July at the AGM and 35th Anniversary Summer Party. It was a great bash on the hottest July day for years. We will miss you Ken. The New Chair will be elected on 29 July. Watch this space. [More...]

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In Brief

June 2015
Is app-ification of research nigh?

June 2015
Accreditation morphs into professionalisation

June 2015
Impact trumps insight

June 2015
The psychology of fear

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In Depth

May 2015

May 2015
In the age of free data, what is qual for?

May 2015
Insight beyond impact

May 2015
Predicting the next Frozen

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