Tag Archives: Qualitative

Current Research: Benefits of Pokémon Go

Myself and Dr Catherine Flick are currently carrying out research into the mental health benefits of playing Pokémon Go! We’re interviewing players in the field, and also asking people to complete an online survey, which can be found at: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/PokemonMHContinue reading

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The Jigsaw of Results

Imagine you go into a charity shop and find a jigsaw. The picture on the box is one you like, and the price is right. When you go to pay for it, a staff member tells you there are some … Continue reading

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Accountability, Transparency and NVivo.

Just a brief disclaimer to start things off, I’m not involved with the company that makes NVivo in any way, I’ve not been paid by them or anything like that. I try to write about things related to my research … Continue reading

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Coding and Queen

Coding data is often a somewhat mysterious process. It’s talked about a huge amount in qualitative methods books, but rarely is it explained how it is done, what judgements you need to make in the process, or how fantastically dull … Continue reading

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A Theme Emerges: On Grounded Theory

One of the most often used approaches in qualitative social sciences is Grounded Theory. Created by Glaser and Strauss, Grounded Theory revolutionised the qualitative approach to research. By creating a structured framework and clear steps for progression of research, qualitative … Continue reading

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