Tag: Qualitative longitudinal research

Guest blog #11: Dr Rebecca Taylor: The challenges of computer assisted data analysis for distributed research teams working on large qualitative projects

Our guest post today is by Rebecca Taylor, Lecturer in Sociology at the University of Southampton. Her research focuses on conceptualising work, particularly unpaid forms of work, understanding individuals‚Äô working lives and careers, and work in different organisations and sectors. She has over 10 years‚Äô experience of conducting qualitative longitudinal research on studies such as: …

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

Georgia Philip, a Senior Research Associate in the School of Social Work, at the University of East Anglia, writes today‚Äôs 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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Guest blog # 9: Virginia Morrow: The ethics of secondary data analysis

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

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

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

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

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 ‚ÄėMen, poverty and lifetimes of care‚Äô that qualitatively explores how men negotiate their care responsibilities in low-income localities. As part of the study she will …

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Welcome to the project

Welcome to the ‚ÄėWorking across qualitative longitudinal studies‚Äô collection of guest blog posts contributed by experts in the field. We created this collection of blog posts for two reasons. First, we were conscious that accounts of data management and analysis in qualitative research are often sanitised by the time they reach academic journals. We were, …

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