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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AQR Masterclass - UX Research

UX Researcher? It could be you: AQR is delighted to launch its Masterclass series with UX Research. Via Video on Zoom Friday 6 November 10:00am - 12:30pm [More...]

AQR's Breakfast Bites

Online Communities Tips and Tricks 11 Nov 9:30-11am This session is only for those with up to 1 year's experience and new to qual research. It will focus on some practical tips and tricks to help you get the most out of running online communities. We'll explore when you might use them, tips for structuring community guides, best practice for moderati [More...]

Models of Thinking is back!

Following our sell-out debut in January, we're running a second course on 3rd December. Immerse yourself in a smorga... [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.

Need a definition?
Glossary of terms

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Recommended reading

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Professional Guidelines and FAQs

Considering a career in qual?
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Useful contacts, country guides and more

 

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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