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.

October 2020

The Round Table | Rethinking Recruitment | Session 1 []
CORe presents The Round Table - a series of webinars designed to unpack and collectively find solutions to the research industries biggest racial diversity issues. It's no secret that better recruitment is one of the keys to increasing the ethnic diversity in our industry, but what is better recruitment and how do we do it?

Date:28 October 2020
Time:19:00 to 21:00 GMT
Organised by:Colour of Research (CORe)

November 2020

Recruiter Accreditation Scheme []
In 2016, early in the development phase for RAS, MRS consulted with MRS Company Partners about how the Scheme would operate. One of the key recommendations from Company Partners being that, once launched, the use of accredited recruiters would become a mandatory obligation for MRS Company Partners when buying qualitative research recruitment services.

Date:3 November 2020
Time:10:00am to 11:00am GMT
Organised by:AQR and MRS
Admission:Pre register

AQR Masterclass - UX Research
UX Researcher? It could be you: AQR is delighted to launch its Masterclass series with UX Research

Date:6 November 2020
Time:10:00am to 12:30pm GMT
Venue:Virtually via Zoom

Breakfast Bites: Online Communities Tips and Tricks
Since switching to remote research, online communities have become more popular than ever. But managing and moderating these communities comes with its own unique set of challenges. This session is only for those new to qualitative research - up to 1 year's experience.

Date:11 November 2020
Time:9:30am to 11:00am GMT
Venue:Virtually via Video on Zoom

December 2020

Models of Thinking is back
Following our sell-out debut in January, we're running a second course on 3rd December. Immerse yourself in a smorgasbord of models and frameworks to help structure and focus your thinking.

Date:3 December 2020
Time:9.00am to 3.00pm with a 1 hour lunch break
Venue:Virtually via video on Zoom


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.