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QRN Hub News and Events

Qualitative Research Network Hub Showcase (24 July 2018)

After approximately one year of operation, the Qualitative Research Network Hub hosted a showcase on the 24th July at UNSW Sydney to celebrate the achievements and progress made to date. This event featured a guest lecture by distinguished scholar, Professor Deborah Lupton (University of Canberra), who talked about the role of qualitative research in bridging disciplinary boundaries. Please listen to the audio recording if you missed it.


Inauguration of the Qualitative Research Network Hub

The inauguration of the Qualitative Research Network Hub was held on 22 June 2017 on the UNSW Sydney Kensington Campus.

The launch was led by Professor Raina MacIntyre, Head of School, Public Health and Community Medicine. Other speakers included the Directors of the Qualitative Research Network Hub: Dr Husna Razee, Dr Sally Nathan, Professor Katherine Boydell and Dr Ally Gibson. People came to hear about qualitative research services that will be available university-wide to staff and students.


QRN Hub goes international

In July 2017, Dr Ally Gibson represented the QRN Hub internationally, conducting a pre-conference workshop on methodological innovation at the International Society of Critical Health Psychology at the University of Loughborough. This workshop focused on the use of digital and visual methods in qualitative health research.


QRN Hub to Host for Distinguished Visitor Scheme

In September 2018, in collaboration with the Centre for Social Research in Health, the QRN Hub hosted Professor Virginia Braun – leading international expert in thematic analysis – at UNSW. This visit was supported through the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Distinguished Visitor Scheme. This involved an exciting line-up of workshops and talks, offering many opportunities for staff and students who were able to benefit from this visit. Please see the video of Prof Braun’s guest lecture if you missed it.


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Photos from L to R: QRN Hub Directors Dr Husna Razeee, Dr Ally Gibson, Dr Sally Nathan, Prof Katherine Boydell. Middle photo: Dr Ally Gibson. Far Right photo: Dr Sally Nathan