The Association for Qualitative Research
The Hub of Qualitative Thinking

In Brief Magazine

In Brief is the house magazine of the AQR, published six times a year and sent free of charge to AQR members. It covers news, views, detailed articles on topical issues in qualitative research, and reviews of events, courses, books, and software. Many articles are also kept online, creating a valuable archive of qualitative knowledge.

Issue 128

October 2017

Why I'm still here?
View from the Chair
Sparking on all cylinders
Story behind Brexit
Crystal ball time
Turning qual on its heard
Moving on out

Issue 127

July 2017

Face-to-face qual
Elections at AGM
[R]evolution in action
Talking innovation
New directions
Qual and Quant
An hour in the life...

Issue 126

May 2017

Why athleisure
Time for [R]evolution
Theory and practice
Infographics
Diversity in MR
Final finalist
New arrival to the pond

Issue 125

March 2017

Why I'm still here
Education, Education,
Unpacking semiotics
Digital Deep Dive
Rapport with kids
Play it out the park
Party fare

Issue 124

January 2017

Why I'm still here
Professionalisation
Eyes wide open
Sweating the small stuff
Joint Award Winners
Experiencing best of VR
Looking to 2017

Issue 123

November 2016

Riffing on variety
Awards countdown
Peter Dann webinar
Mindframes preview
Behaviour online
Got £20m down your sofa
Client Critique

Issue 122

September 2016

Riffing with feeling
Journey to professionalisation
Sparking creativity
Viewing studios
Politicising qual
Instagram and us
Vole sniffs the air

Issue 121

July 2016

Riffing truck dumb
Election time
QRCA in Vienna
Breakfast Bites
The Apprentice
Print to digital
Welcome to Vole

Issue 120

May 2016

Riffing incognito
Survey checklist
Impact 2016
Workshopping zest
AQR Prosper Award
Interviewing extremes
Tadpole looks back

Issue 119

March 2016

Riffing in style
AQR Board Quandary
Breakfast bites
Not The Xmas Party
Shy and retiring?
AQR Prosper finalist
Tadpole under pressure

Issue 118

January 2016

A simple riff or two
Member alert
ESOMAR in Paris
Spark on mindfulness
Groups in Kurdistan
AQR Prosper Award
Tadpole swims solo

Issue 117

November 2015

From field to fireside
Professonalisation update
Being Human
AQR at AURA
Youth views on TV
Conspiracy theories rise
Tadpole worries