The Association for Qualitative Research
The Hub of Qualitative Thinking

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The Association for Qualitative Research represents and furthers the interests of the qualitative research industry in the UK and beyond. Since 1980, AQR has established itself as the internationally recognised Hub of Qualitative Thinking.

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Deadline 5 September

Entries for AQR Prosper Riley-Smith Qualitative Excellence Award 2016. [More...]

Moderating Skills Course

AQR's Hands on Moderating Skills Course returns 4 November 2016. Limited availability. Be quick! [More...]

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In Brief

August 2016
Good old days of Flip Cam

August 2016
Tech times two for the summer

August 2016
Vienna in the Spring

August 2016
Experience of universality

Earlier Articles
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In Depth

May 2016

May 2016
On the right track

May 2016
To have or have not

May 2016
Re-inventing the researcher

Earlier Articles
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