Qualitative Research Methods 

Exploring Qualitative Research Methods in Youth and Community Work

Saturday 16th January, 2016: Manchester Metropolitan University 


This day conference offered postgraduate students and early career academics/researchers an opportunity to explore a range of critical qualitative social research methodologies across four themes:


Theme One - Interpretive Phenomenological Analysis:  

Facilitated by Graham Bright (York St John University) and Karen McCarthy (Manchester Metropolitan University). 


Theme Two - Creative Methods: Visual, Poetry and Digital Spaces: 

Facilitated by Paul Fenton (Nottingham Trent University) and Raj Patel (Manchester Metropolitan University)


Theme Three - Ethnography / Practitioner Ethnography:  

Facilitated by Tania de St Croix (Kings College, London) and Ian McGimpsy (Birmingham University) 


Theme Four - Memory Work, CHAT and Collective Biography:  

Facilitated by Janet Batsleer (Manchester Metropolitan University), Jane Melvin (University of Brighton) and  Christine Smith (University of St Mark & St John)  


Each theme was offered three times throughout the day and participants were able to attend three out of the four workshops. The programme for the day is provided below:                               


Time: Programme Activity
10.30am             Registration and Refreshments    
11.00am Welcome: Janet Batsleer (MMU)
11.05am Workshops Series 1
12.15am Workshops Series 2
Lunch (will be provided)
2.15pm Workshop Series 3
3.30pm Conclusions and Remarks
4.00pm Close




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