The Association for Qualitative Research
The Hub of Qualitative Thinking
 

Welcome to AQR

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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Easy Analytics to Elevate your Qual

This 'Easy Analytics' is a half-day online session aimed at quallies who've had very limited or no experience of analytics research to-date. We will introduce you to the most commonly used analytical techniques, covering when and how to use them, to give you confidence and broaden discussion with your clients. [More...]

AQR Training: Speak Up

Showing up and speaking up, whether on camera or face to face, matters. For introverts, as many of us quallies are, piping up ain't easy. Speak Up is a course designed to provide practical guidance and personal coaching so we can show up with authority, personality and impact. [More...]

Cultural Insight & Semiotics

Taking place 25 November this masterclass will include an introduction to applied semiotic analysis theory, as well as i... [More...]

 

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Qualitative Resources

The AQR website is packed with useful qual resources, aimed at both the qual researchers and the purchaser of qualitative services.

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Professional Guidelines and FAQs

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In Brief Magazine

The AQR magazine member magazine, punblished six times per year, contains news, reviews of products, events, courses, as well as short feature articles on qualitative research methodolgy

September 2020
Putting inclusivity at MR's heart

September 2020
Future Gazing

June 2020
Standouts from Impact

June 2020
Tax threat from HMRC

Earlier Articles
Full index of InBrief

 

In Depth Magazine

Published twice a year, In Depth contains excellent articles about qualitative research methods

October 2019
Power of difference

October 2019
The death of the middle ground?

October 2019
The case for being there

December 2018
Selfhood: simple business sense

Earlier Articles
Full index of InDepth

About the Association for Qualitative Research (AQR)

The Association for Qualitative Research was founded in 1980 and represents the interests of our members in the qualitative research industry.

AQR has established itself as the internationally recognised Hub of Qualitative Thinking via education and training programs, seminars, networking opportunities and liaising with the wider research industry.

Our core objective is to serve the interests of our members through a range of initiatives. This includes defining and building an understanding of the commercial value of qualitative research, providing inspiring and valuable training courses, creating forums that facilitate debate and advance qualitative research methodology, promoting qualitative research as a career, providing networking opportunities and social events, and promoting the highest professional industry standards within our industry.

All those who share AQR's interests and ambitions are welcome as members. They are provided with many tangible benefits, plus access to a powerful business network.

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