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.

February 2019

AQR Spark - Transforming Imposter Syndrome
The Session - That voice in your head, is it your doubter or your cheerleader? Does it hold you back or nudge you forward? Is it your worst enemy or your best friend?

Date:27 February 2019
Time:7.00pm to 8.30pm
Venue:The Loft Room, St Luke's Community Centre, 90 Central St London EC1V 8AJ

March 2019

The Consumer is dominant in society but the 'Citizen' is now rivalling this primacy. Brands are waking up to the implications of this shift exploring how to create authentic relationships with their customers and so create affinity. Join Jon Alexander, co-founder of the New Citizenship Project, for 30 minutes of conversation to hear what this means for us.

Date:1 March 2019
Time:12 midday
Organised by:AQR
Admission:Pre registration

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:21 March 2019
Venue:The Lighterman, 3 Granary Square, London, N1C 4BH

April 2019

Living Portraits
People are at the heart of what we do. They're where briefs start, what 'fieldwork' means and their needs, challenges and behaviours are at the heart of our outputs. But do we always do people justice?

Date:12 April 2019
Time:9.00am to 5.00pm
Venue:WeWork Kings Cross, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG

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

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

Date:5 July 2019
Time:9.00am to 5.00pm
Venue:Spectrum, 25 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8HT

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

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.