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McGill 2022 Summer Institute in Innovative Methodologies-NOW ONLINE!

Please find details of the mixed methods course (July 13-July 22) in the link below:


The re-imagined 20th Thinking Qualitatively Virtual Conference (TQ).

The University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO), in agreement with the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology (IIQM), is pleased to present the re-imagined 20th Thinking Qualitatively Virtual Conference (TQ). TQ will be held worldwide July 5-9, 2021.


CQ@10 – Revisiting & Reimagining the ‘Critical’ in Critical Qualitative Health Research.

The Centre for Critical Qualitative Health Research (CQ) at the University of Toronto is celebrating its 10th anniversary by hosting a stimulating online Symposium taking place over three days in November and December, 2020 with an enticing line-up of keynote and panel speakers from the CQ fold and beyond. Click here for further details.



Beyond Giving Voice- Advancing theory and methodologies for qualitative research with children.

This event will be hosted by Western University as a free series of virtual interactive symposium webinars on June 4th, 9th, and 11th 2020 from 3-5pm. The symposium will explore theoretical, methodological, and ethical implications of claims to be 'giving voice' to children through research. While presentations will be focused on qualitative research with young people, the knowledge shared will be equally relevant to the design and conduct of methodologies with other populations. The PDF below contains an embedded hyperlink that will direct viewers to an EventBrite registration page with further information about the series along with our speaker schedule.

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The 2020 Summer Institute in Innovative Methodologies - 2 exciting courses in qualitative health research.

1. Introduction to Qualitative Research and/or Qualitative Health Research with Children & Youth

Monday June 29- Friday Jul 3, 2020 | McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Come and be a part of the Summer Institute in Innovative Methodologies! You will discover the world of qualitative health research by learning about its foundations and engaging in stimulating, interactive fieldwork. Please see below for a basic outline of the course

Qualitative Research: Introduction

Learn about basic qualitative theory and history.

Encounter the possible approaches/methodologies available.

Develop an awareness of the ethical issues involved in qualitative research
(including how these influence design, access, roles and reflection about research).

Qualitative Research: Data Collection

Learn about qualitative data collection.

Engage in a variety of qualitative research methods through daily practicum/fieldwork exercises.

Reflect on the experience of data collection through discussion/debriefing.

Qualitative Research: Analysis and Interpretation

Learn common analytical strategies (e.g., coding).

Learn how to design and organize qualitative research findings.

Learn how to analyze and interpret qualitative research using data provided.

Learn how to present findings and describe the analytic process.

Click here to learn more about this course and to register


2. Qualitative Health Research with Children & Youth

Monday July 6 -  Friday July 10, 2020 | McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The 5-day Summer Institute in Qualitative Health Research with Children & Youth will enable participants to develop research projects that can examine complex health problems affecting children and youth. Coached by an experienced team of childhood researchers, participants will have several opportunities to develop knowledge and skills for conducting qualitative health research with children and youth. Please see below for some testimonials.

“The warm teaching environment was very beneficial; the competence of instructors and the organizational aspects of the course.”


“Every aspect of the course was very good. Instructors were very well prepared.”


“I appreciated the exemplars. It was very informative to see and hear the wisdom of others from their own experiences.”


“Instructors are extremely helpful. Presentations were extremely beneficial for me. As a novice, got an insight into the qualitative research in a wonderful way. Group exercises too were engaging and informative.”


“I appreciated the process of working on a personal project while receiving support from facilitators. I also appreciated receiving feedback on how to improve the ideas. I also loved the social aspects of the course, the lunches and dinner.”


Click here to learn more about this course and to register














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