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 2018

Breakfast Bites
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Date:25 September 2018
Time:8.30am to 10.30am
Venue:The Research House, 124 Wigmore Street , Marlyebone, London W1U 3RY

Young Disruptors
The Young Disruptors are back with : A Quiz R, 2018

Date:27 September 2018
Time:From 6.30pm
Venue:The Warwick, 1-3 Warwick St, Soho, London, W1B 5LR
Admission:RSVP to with names of team members then £3 at the door

October 2018

APG Strategy Conference []
On the Contrary. The power of contrarian thinking to sharpen strategy and inspire creative.

Date:8 October 2018
Organised by:Account Planning Group

AQR Breakfast Bites Heads North!
Dishing Up: Behavioural Economics is becoming an essential part of the researcher's toolkit, but is there an inherent clash with how we do research?

Date:9 October 2018
Time:9.30am to 11.30am
Venue:Spectrum Viewing Facilities, 43 Park Place, Leeds, LS1 2RY

Hands on Moderating Skills
Back again by popular demand - AQR's Moderating Skills Course with online tutorial followed by hands on training

Date:19 October 2018
Time:9.00am to 5.00pm
Venue:iView London, Wellington House , 125-130 Strand, London WC2R 0AP

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:Central London

November 2018

Discover smart-data driven strategies that also leverage human understanding. Two days of data followed by two days of qualitative with clients and suppliers from around the world.

Date:11, 12, 13, 14, 15 November 2018
Venue:Gibson Hotel, Dublin, Ireland
Organised by:ESOMAR

Communicating Your Story
Bringing your killer insight to life and answering the business issue

Date:16 November 2018

May 2019

Moderating Skills Workshop
2 day workshop of hands-on training from theory to practice

Date:May 2019
Time:9 to 4:45 each day
Venue:Spectrum, 25 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8HT

July 2019

Online Moderating Skills
Designing and running communities, bulletin boards. Live chats and online diaries to get the most out of digital qual.

Date:July 2019 TBC
Time:9.00am to 5.00pm
Venue:Spectrum, 25 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8HT

September 2019

Analysis and Interpretation Skills
Tools and techniques to help you to get from fieldwork data to killer insight. A 1 day course covering the journey from data to meaning. Led by Caroline Florence, Insight Narrator

Date:September 2019 TBC
Time:9.00am to 5.00pm


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.