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.

March 2017

Insight Show '17 []
AQR will be on stand IN410 at this year's Insight Show. Register now to visit and pop by to say hello. The Centre Stage conference is also open for registration.

Date:8 - 9 March 2017
Venue:Olympia West London
Organised by:Centaur Communications

Moderating Skills Workshop
A two day intensive workshop marrying theory with hands on practical moderating experience, tutor support and feedback.

Date:9 and 10 March 2017
Time:9 to 4:30 each day
Venue:Spectrum, 25 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8HT

CALL FOR PAPERS AQR Conference 2017 [R]evolution: Never Standing Still
This is your chance to get involved in this year's long awaited AQR Qualitative Conference which takes place on 8 June 2017 in London.

Date:20 March 2017

April 2017

Hub Webinars/Facebook live
A series of webinars and interviews bringing qualitative thinking and discussion to your desk

Date:To be confirmed

Breakfast Bites
*** FULLY BOOKED ***AQR Breakfast Bites! Tricks and techniques to fake it 'til you make it. These are a series of morning meetings designed to tackle small but important issues researchers face as they progress throughout their career in Market Research

Date:6 April 2017
Time:8.30am to 10.30am
Venue:Wyoming, 72 Margaret Street, London W1W 8ST
Admission:Fully Booked

May 2017

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

Date:To be confirmed
Time:7 to 9pm
Venue:To be confirmed

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:To be confirmed
Time:9.00 to 5.00pm
Venue:The London Art House, 2-18 Britannia Row London N1 8PA

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

June 2017

AQR Conference 2017 [R]evolution: Never Standing Still
*** Taking Place on Thursday 8 June 2017 in London. Save this Date*** Call for Papers out now - deadline 20 March. Tickets go on sale early April.

Date:8 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

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

September 2017

AQR Conference at AURA
AQR @ AURA Conference. Providing speaker opportunities to promote qualitative success and innovation to our clientt group

Date:August Call for Papers deadline September Conference TBC

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

Date:To be confirmed
Time:9.00am to 6.00pm
Venue:To be confirmed

October 2017

Behavioural Economics Masterclass
Getting to grips with the essentials and applications to qualitative research. intermediate/senior levels

Date:To be confirmed
Venue:To be confirmed


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.