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.

June 2018

Eyes Wide Open
AQR's Eyes Wide Open evening conference 7 June 2018. Hear from a line-up of 5 great speakers including Caryn Franklin MBE

Date:7 June 2018
Time:6.00pm to 9.30pm
Venue:Mary Ward House, 5-7 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SN

Field Hub - #makingithappen
Once again the AQR are delighted to announce that Karen Beardon from Field Initiatives and Sarah Hobley from QRS are joining forces, with the support of the AQR, to host the next Field Hub social evening.

Date:13 June 2018
Venue:3 Granary Square, London, N1C 4BH

AURA Seminar
***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 20 September, repeated in central Leeds on 27 September, 2018.

Date:Submissions deadline 14 June 2018

Breakfast Bites
AQR's Breakfast Bites announces... Recruitment: Access All Areas

Date:21 June 2018
Time:8.30am to 10.30am
Venue:i-view London, Wellington House, 125-130 Strand, London WC2R 0AP

AQR Summer Party and AGM
AQR's Fabulous Summer Party

Date:28 June 2018
Venue:RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD
Admission:AQR Members only

July 2018

AQR Workshop - Welcome to the Games
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:20 July 2018
Time:9.00 to 5.00pm
Venue:The London Art House, 2-18 Britannia Row London N1 8PA

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

Date:27 July 2018
Time:9.00am to 5.00pm
Venue:Spectrum, 25 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8HT

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

September 2018

Analysis and Interpretation Skills
Tools and techniques to help you to get from fieldwork data to killer insight

Date:14 September 2018

October 2018

Moderating Skills Course
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

November 2018

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


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.