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.

January 2019

AQR Hub Webinar - 'THE MIND IS FLAT' []
'THE MIND IS FLAT' Is mental depth and the unconscious just an illusion? Nick Chater discusses his latest book with Nick Southgate and explores the implications for qualitative research. 'The Mind is Flat' suggests that 'we have no hidden depths to plumb, and unconscious thought is a myth'. Is this heretical to qualitative research that claims to explore these very depths..

Date:31 January 2019
Organised by:AQR

February 2019

AQR's Not The Christmas Party
This year we are taking you to the Aloha Party Room at Mahiki Mayfair and all the fun that brings!

Date:7 February 2019
Time:7pm til 11.00pm
Venue:Mahiki Mayfair, 1 Dover St, Mayfair, London W1S 4LD
Admission:by Ticket Only

Call for Papers AQR Conference 2019 - AQR's Big Day Out
Here's your chance to get involved in next year's AQR Conference taking place 6 June in London. The AQR's Big Day Out 2019: Identity, Innovation, Ideology. Deadline for Submissions 4pm 11 February 2019

Date:11 February 2019
Time:by 4pm

The QUIRK'S Event - London []
The Quirk's Event London on February 12-13 2019 at the Intercontinental O2. For Marketing Research and Insights Professionals. AQR will be there and AQR members receive a discount when using code AQR399LN on registering.

Date:12 February 2019
Time:13 February 2019
Organised by:QUIRKS

Breakfast Bites
Announcing... How to Boss a Briefing Meeting. Tuesday 19 February. 8.30am -10.30am

Date:19 February 2019
Time:8.30am to 10.30am
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:Central London

March 2019

AQR Hub Webinar
Jon Alexander, co-founder of the New Citizen Project, in conversation with Neon & Vine's Andy Dexter.

Date:1 March 2019
Time:12 midday
Organised by:AQR

May 2019

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

Date:16 and 17 May 2019
Time:9 to 4:45 each day
Venue:Spectrum, 25 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8HT

June 2019

AQR Conference 2019 - AQR's Big Day Out
AQR's Big Day Out 2019: Identity, Innovation, Ideology.

Date:6 June 2019
Time:9.00am to 5.30pm
Venue:Mary Ward House, 5-7 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SN

July 2019

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:12 July 2019
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: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

October 2019

Hands on Moderating Skills
AQR's Moderating Skills Course with online tutorial followed by hands on training

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


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.