Tag Archive: Qualitative longitudinal research

Jun 26

Guest blog # 10: Dr Georgia Philip: Working with qualitative longitudinal data

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Georgia Philip, a Senior Research Associate in the School of Social Work, at the University of East Anglia, writes today’s insightful post. Georgia has expertise in the areas of: fathers, gender and care, qualitative and feminist research, the feminist ethics of care, parenting interventions and family policy. In this post, Georgia reflects on the challenges …

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Mar 29

Guest blog # 9: Virginia Morrow: The ethics of secondary data analysis

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We are excited to have a blog this week by Ginny Morrow, Deputy Director of Young Lives. This is an incredible study of childhood poverty which, over the last 15 years, has followed the lives of 12,000 children in Ethiopia, India (in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana), Peru and Vietnam. The aim of …

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Oct 11

Research team blog 3: Case Histories in Qualitative Longitudinal Research, 6th & 7th October 2016

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Susie and I were delighted to have been invited to the University of Sussex this week to talk about our project at an NCRM event on case histories. Organised by case study experts, Rachel Thomson and Julie McLeod, the event brought together an international and interdisciplinary group of researchers working with, and negotiating, ‘cases’ in qualitative …

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Jul 26

Research team blog 2: NCRM Research Festival

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We recently had the pleasure of presenting our work at the 7th ESRC Research Methods Festival, hosted by the University of Bath. And what an event it was! Over three days we joined social scientists from a huge range of disciplines and sectors and at different points in their research careers. It was great to find …

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Jun 27

Guest post #4, Libby Bishop: Data from the past and for the future – Qualitative longitudinal data available at the UK Data Service

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We are pleased to have Dr Libby Bishop contribute as a guest blogger. Libby Bishop (Ph.D.) is Manager for Producer Relations at the UK Data Archive (University of Essex).  She provides support and training on data management to researchers and data producers, with specialisation in ethics of data use: consent, confidentiality, anonymization and secure access to data.  She also …

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Jun 08

Guest post #3, Prof Rachel Thomson: Case histories in QLR

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Rachel Thomson, Professor of Childhood & Youth Studies at the University of Sussex, writes our third guest post. Rachel is also one of the directors of the Sussex Humanities Lab. She has been involved in several qualitative longitudinal studies and has co-edited two special issues of the International Journal of Social Research Methodology on the …

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Apr 25

Guest post #2: Dr Fiona Shirani: Visual approaches in QLR

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Our second guest post is written by Dr Fiona Shirani, a Research Associate at Cardiff University. She will be leading a qualitative longitudinal work package as part of the interdisciplinary FLEXIS programme, which seeks to investigate how flexible energy systems can meet modern-day energy challenges. In this post, Fiona reflects on the intersection between QLR and visual methods, reflecting on both her current …

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Mar 09

Guest post #1, Dr Anna Tarrant: Reflections from the Men, Poverty and Lifetimes of Care study

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This is our first guest post, written by Dr Anna Tarrant. Anna is currently working as a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Research Fellow at the University of Leeds. She is leading a research project called ‘Men, poverty and lifetimes of care’ that qualitatively explores how men negotiate their care responsibilities in low-income localities. As part of the study she will …

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Mar 07

Research team blog 1: Getting started

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Susie and I both began working on the project as part-time research fellows at the end of May 2015. Now as we go into our tenth month we would like to share with you some of the key pieces of work completed so far. Our first few months were spent conducting the usual organisational activities …

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Mar 07

Welcome to the project

Welcome to the ‘Working Across Qualitative Longitudinal Studies’ blog. Here you will be able to follow our research process, the team discussions (and debates) and our findings as they evolve. We are very aware that accounts of qualitative research – especially the process of data management and analysis – are often sanitised by the time …

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