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.

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:25 May 2017
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

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

September 2017

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