The Association for Qualitative Research
The Hub of Qualitative Thinking

The Qualitative Research Calendar

The AQR runs a number of training courses, events meetings and conferences throughout the year. Most of these are open to both AQR members and to non-members, but advance booking is required unless otherwise stated. Our AQR events and training courses prove very popular and early booking is advised.

September 2017

ESOMAR CONGRESS 10-13 September []
Not your average data, research and insights eventů it's so good, it's been around for 70 years. Picture four days of insights, three stages of content, two rooms of the largest industry exhibition in the world and one amazing party. ***AQR Members receive 15% discount when quoting CONGRESS2017_ASSOCPARTNER_AQR

Date:10-13 September 2017
Organised by:ESOMAR

Call for Entries AQR Prosper Riley-Smith Qualitative Excellence Award []
Now in its 15th year, the AQR Prosper Riley-Smith Qualitative Excellence Award is recognised as the UK's premium Qualitative Research Award. .

Date:13 September 2017
Organised by:AQR

Hands on Moderating Skills
***FULLY BOOKED*** AQR's Hands on Moderating Skills Course.

Date:22 September 2017
Time:9.00am to 5.00pm
Venue:iView London, Wellington House , 125-130 Strand, London WC2R 0AP
Admission:Fully Booked

AQR Spark
Continuing the series of Spark events with topics that will improve your professional skills

Date:To be confirmed
Time:7.00pm to 9.00pm
Venue:To be confirmed

AQR's Young Unfocused Group (YUG) bring those with less than 7 years in research, events to network, socialise and learn.

Date:To be confirmed
Time:To be confirmed
Venue:To be confirmed

October 2017

Behavioural Economics
Getting to grips with the essentials and applications to qualitative research.

Date:To be confirmed
Venue:To be confirmed

Breakfast Bites
A series of morning meetings designed to tackle small but important issues researchers face as they progress throughout their career in Market Research

Date:To be confirmed
Time:8.30am to 10.30am
Venue:To be confirmed

Call for Papers now open for the Insight Show 2018 []
Calling all research professionals to submit synopses of how their work illustrates current and original thinking on the techniques and applications of market, opinion or social research. The Call for Papers paid submission entry is the only way to secure a speaker slot at the Insight Show, 7-8 March 2018, and present to more than 3,000 researchers and analysts.

Date:6 October 2017

MRBA Fundraising Week []
MRBA Fundraising Week is planned for 16-20 October to increase awareness and raise money so we can expand the scope of our work and help more people. A celebration to acknowledge the continued support of key individuals and organisations from across our industry will take place in London on October 4th. Currently 14 organisations have signed up to become 'Special 40th Anniversary Sponsors'

Date:16 - 20 October 2017
Organised by:MRBA

November 2017

Join us for the adventure of a lifetime at this year's Global Qualitative conference, 5-7 November in Porto, as we go Back To The Future and harness the heritage of qualitative to inspire tomorrow...and tomorrow's tomorrow. ***AQR Members receive 15% discount when quoting QUAL2017_ASSOCPARTNER_AQR

Date:5, 6, 7 November 2017
Organised by:ESOMAR

May 2018

Stay Curious at AQR/QRCA Conference in Valencia May 2018
***SAVE THE DATE*** 16-18 May 2018 for the 9th Biennial Worldwide Conference on Qualitative Research.

Date:16 - 18 May 2018
Venue:The Westin Valencia, Carrer d'Amadeu de Savoia, 16, 46010 Valencia, Spain


Please Note, we can only take bookings and answer queries for events organised by the AQR. Enquiries about non-AQR events should be made directly to the organisers of that event. Details of non-AQR events are for information only. Please make sure you confirm dates, times and venues with the organisers of those events.