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Critical Pedagogies Symposium

Registration is now open for the second annual Critical Pedagogies Symposium on Teaching and Learning Qualitative Health Research. This event is being held at York University on Friday, October 18th, 2019.

The aim of the symposium is to: inspire pedagogical innovation, dialogue and imagination; share challenges, exchange resources and brainstorm solutions; celebrate our accomplishments and push the boundaries of possibility; (re-)centre the ‘critical’ in our teaching practices; and cultivate a network of current and future qualitative health research educators.

To register for the event please visit the following website:





The 2019 McGill Summer Institute in Innovative Methodologies is now open for registration with 5 courses: Mixed Methods in Health Research, Life Course Epidemiology, Developing Creative Approaches to Learning and Research Inquiry, Meta-Analysis of Clinical & Basic Science Research, and Qualitative Health Research with Children & Youth.

The focus of the Summer Institute is Innovative Methodologies, useful for both researchers and clinician scientists. Visit the dentistry website for more information (registration) and updates:

Since many participants have expressed a desire to come back, a discount is available for participants returning for another course, in addition to the early bird and 2-course discounts.

Dates of the courses

Mixed Methods in Health Research | June 25-29

Life Course Epidemiology | June 25-29

Developing Creative Approaches to Learning and Research Inquiry June 28-29

Meta-Analysis of Clinical & Basic Science Research | July 2-6

Qualitative Health Research with Children & Youth | July 2-6



QDA miner training session soon!

In collaboration with the Quebec Society for Program Evaluation, RSPUM are organising two training sessions in Montreal and Quebec to use QDA miner to analyse qualitative data. The training sessions will be in French but questions can be fielded in English. More information can be found here:


The International Institute for Qualitative Methodology (IIQM) with sponsorship from ATLAS.ti annually presents an award to an outstanding Masters level dissertation and PhD level dissertation, from any academic discipline, containing research based on qualitative methodology. See more at:


Check out this wonderful new publication from the Macdonald Lab (published February 2019)!






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