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.

May 2017

AQR Workshop - Welcome to the Games
***PROVISIONALLY FULL*** Workshops aren't just souped-up focus groups, but require a specific set of skills. This day course will provide a good starter kit for those looking to develop their knowledge in setting up and running successful workshops.

Date:25 May 2017
Time:9.00 to 5.00pm
Venue:The London Art House, 2-18 Britannia Row London N1 8PA
Admission:Provisionally Full. Please call 01480 407227 to join the waiting list.

June 2017

AQR Conference 2017 [R]evolution: Never Standing Still
Taking Place on Thursday 8 June 2017 in London this conference will explore innovations in the world of qual today, as well as how the qual industry is evolving to remain relevant for tomorrow.

Date:8 June 2017
Time:9.00am to 5.30pm Followed by drinks reception
Venue:The Wellcome Collection, 183 Euston Road, London NW1 2BE

AQR Seminar at AURA
***CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS*** We are delighted to announce that the AQR has once again been invited to present the best in qualitative thinking to AURA at their 'Qualitative Update' seminar in London on 21 September 2017.

Date:Submissions deadline 15 June 2017

AQR Summer Party and AGM
AQR's Fabulous Summer Party

Date:28 June 2017
Venue:Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Place Regent's Park London NW1 4LE
Admission:AQR members only

July 2017

Call for Entries AQR Prosper Riley-Smith Qualitative Excellence Award
The AQR Prosper Riley-Smith Qualitative Excellence Award is recognised as the UK's premium Qualitative Research Award.

Date:To be confirmed

AQR Spark
Continuing the series of AQR Spark evening events with topics that will improve your professionsl skills.

Date:11 July 2017
Time:7.00pm to 9.00pm

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

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:July 2017
Time:8.30am to 10.30am

September 2017

Hands on Moderating Skills
AQR's Hands on Moderating Skills Course.

Date:22 September 2017
Time:9.00am to 6.00pm
Venue:iView London, Wellington House , 125-130 Strand, London WC2R 0AP

October 2017

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

Date:To be confirmed
Venue:To be confirmed

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.

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


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.