Pre Oct 2014

20 Aug 13

Qualitative Research: Ensuring Quality

"A Student and Early Career Group Seminar"

For any research study to be useful, ethical and taken seriously, it needs to be rigorous. Rigour does not just apply to analysis but across the whole study from epistomology through to sampling, recruitment, data collection, analysis and reporting. The aim of this workshop is to consider rigour within the context of various qualitative approaches to research.

Dr Stanley will draw on the methodological challenges in her work with older people in studies on wellbeing and loneliness as examples of key points. Participants will have the opportunity to engage in debate and discussion with each other about issues related to the quality of qualitative research and its contribution to improving the lives of older people. On completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Articulate the key elements of rigorous qualitative research
  • Choose an appropriate research design for a qualitative research question
  • Better critique a qualitative research study

Hear From Leading Expert

Dr Mandy Stanley,
Senior Lecturer, Occupational Therapy Program, School of Health Sciences, UniSA

Dr Stanley is a senior lecturer in the School of Health Sciences at the University of South Australia. She is an occupational therapist and occupational scientist with expertise in qualitative approaches to research. Dr Stanley’s research interests include well-being and engagement in everyday occupations for older people, occupational transitions and adaptation, and notions of space and place and occupational engagement.

Event Details

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Event Date & Time:

Event Date & Time: Tuesday, 20 August 2013, 6.00pm to 8.00pm

Registrations Open: 18th Jul 13 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 20th Aug 13 11:59 PM

Your Investment

Member: FREE
Member Concession/Student: FREE
Non Member: $20.00
Non Member Concession/Student: $10.00
Enter the code SA130820 when paying to receive this discounted rate.

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