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.

May 2019

Breakfast Bites - An introduction to ethnography
*Limited Availability - booking opens again on 23 April* Ethnography: sounds a bit innovative and sexy, actually invented in yesteryear by posh old white men. Often misconstrued as merely wielding a video camera in somebody's home, true ethnography is a method centred on immersing yourself in somebody's life and 'walking a mile in their shoes'.

Date:8 May 2019
Time:8.30am to 10.30am
Venue:i-View Wellington House, 125-130 Strand, London WC2R 0AP

AQR Breakfast Bites Heads North!
***Fully Booked***Advanced Mindful Connection for Qualitative Researchers

Date:8 May 2019
Time:9.30am to 11.30am
Venue:iView Leeds, Platform, New Station Street, Leeds LS1 4JB.
Admission:Fully Booked

AQR Spark - Small acts, big impacts
Small acts, big impacts: The microethnography of workplace interactions. By Sae Oshima, PhD Senior Lecturer of Corporate & Marketing Communications Bournemouth University, United Kingdom

Date:16 May 2019
Time:6.30pm to 8.30pm
Venue:Salvation Army, 275 Oxford St, Mayfair, London W1C 2DJ.

Moderating Skills Workshop
***ONLY 3 PLACES LEFT*** BOOKING CLOSED FOR EASTER - RE-OPENING 9am 23 April - 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

AQR Hub - How Psychological Shortcuts Shape Us : THE CHOICE FACTORY []
In The Choice Factory Richard Shotton tells marketers that, before you can influence decisions, you need to understand what drives them. And what drives consumers is where we come in, too! Get to grips with some of the psychological short cuts that shape everyday lives by joining Richard Shotton for 30 minutes of fascinating insight into what drives us all.

Date:20 May 2019
Admission:Pre register

June 2019

AQR Conference 2019 - AQR's Big Day Out
AQR's Big Day Out 2019: Identity, Innovation, Ideology.

Date:6 June 2019
Time:9.30am to 5.30pm
Venue:Mary Ward House, 5-7 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9SN

AQR's Summer Event
AQR's Summer Event 2019

Date:26 June 2019
Venue:Chandos House, 2 Queen Anne Street, London W1G 9LQ
Admission:By pre ordered ticket

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.