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 2018

Ginny Valentine Badge of Courage Award []
Another chance to nominate someone for bravery in market research as the Ginny Valentine Badge of Courage Awards goes into its 7th year!! DEADLINE 30 APRIL

Date:30th April 2018
Organised by:Research Liberation Front

May 2018

AQR Hub - Panel Debate []
Remember that Guardian article, 'Talk is cheap - the myth of the focus group*'? Well, AQR is hosting a panel debate with the author of the book that sparked it, Liza Featherstone, together with Lyn McGregor, Judy Taylor and Louella Miles.

Date:1 May 2018
Organised by:AQR

Breakfast Bites - North
AQR Breakfast Bites Heads North! - Dishing up: What is semiotics really about?

Date:2nd May 2018
Time:10.30am to 12.30pm
Venue:Aspect Viewing Facilities, 3 Canal Street, Manchester M1 3HE

Moderating Skills Workshop
*** FULLY BOOKED*** A supportive two day tutor based workshop, offering practical moderator skills training.

Date:10 and 11 May 2018
Time:9 to 4:30 each day
Venue:Spectrum, 25 Gloucester Place, London W1U 8HT
Admission:Fully Booked

Stay Curious at AQR/QRCA Conference in Valencia May 2018 []
Did you know? ... There is still time to book your place for the 9th Biennial Worldwide Conference on Qualitative Research. 16-18 May 2018 in Valencia, Spain. Discounted tickets for AQR members.

Date:16 - 18 May 2018
Venue:The Westin Valencia, Carrer d'Amadeu de Savoia, 16, 46010 Valencia, Spain

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:To be confirmed

June 2018

Eyes Wide Open
Human packaging: what do we reveal about our times and our culture by the way we present ourselves?

Date:7 June 2018
Time:6.00pm to 9.30pm
Venue:Mary Ward House, 5-7 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SN

Breakfast Bites
A series of morning meetings designed to tackle small but important issues researchers face as they progress throughout their career in Market Research

Date:21 June 2018
Time:8.30am to 10.30am
Venue:i-view London, Wellington House, 125-130 Strand, London WC2R 0AP

AQR Summer Party and AGM
AQR's Fabulous Summer Party

Date:28 June 2018
Venue:RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London W1B 1AD
Admission:AQR Members only

October 2018

Hands on Moderating Skills Workshop
Back again by popular demand - AQR's Hands On Moderating Skills Course

Date:19 October 2018
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.