QUALITATIVE RESEARCH FOR POLICY MAKING 2010
Meeting the opportunities and challenges of applying qualitative research in
14 & 15 January 2010, Malta
**Apologies for cross-posting**
We are delighted to announce that the programme for the International
Conference on Qualitative Research for Policy Making 2010 is now available.
To request a copy, please visit:
This unique and highly interactive conference will bring together
researchers and practitioners to discuss key issues concerning the
application of qualitative research in policy environments. The event will
include submitted presentations, invited speeches and a highly interactive
panel discussion. As with previous events, this conference will provide
excellent opportunities for participants to network with their peers.
Programme highlights include:
>Using systematic reviews and syntheses of qualitative research to inform
>Accelerating qualitative research processes while applying consistent
models and coding schemes
>Discussing best practices on how to write and report qualitative research
findings to stakeholders and clients
>Engaging in effective dialogues: how can researchers, policymakers and
practitioners talk better to each other?
>Maximising the opportunities for qualitative research to enter into policy
environments: how to attract research funding?
>Avoiding pitfalls in communicating qualitative research to stakeholders:
learning from past rejections
>Applying the concept of 'generalisation' while delivering qualitative
research results for policy making
>Developing strategies to convince stakeholders of the validity of
qualitative research findings
>Convincing decision makers to take account of and use of qualitative
evidence to underpin policy decisions
>Anticipating 'hot issues' for policy makers to be in a position to report
quickly to new developments
>Ensuring successful inter-professional collaboration when dealing with
highly complex research projects
With participants from think-tanks, NGOs, Universities, National Agencies,
Supranational and European-level Institutions. They include:
EUROPEAN COMMISSION - HARVARD UNIVERSITY (US) - MALTA MINISTRY OF SOCIAL
POLICY - HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN (CA) - CENTRE FOR RESEARCH ON FAMILIES &
RELATIONSHIPS (UK) - QUALIFICATIONS AND CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (UK) -
ROYAL TROPICAL INSTITUTE (NL) - UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH (UK) - PENINSULA
MEDICAL SCHOOL (UK) - MCMASTER UNIVERSITY (CA) - THE MEDITERRANEAN INSTITUTE
(MT) - US DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES and many more...
Take advantage of this unique opportunity to discuss best practices with
your peers in an informal and (fun) networking environment. This two-day
conference includes all documentation and lunches on both days. To register,
please visit our event website at:
**Please forward this mail to your colleagues or friends who might benefit
from attending this conference.
Related qualitative research events that may be of interest you:
COMPUTER-AIDED QUALITATIVE RESEARCH ASIA, 3 & 4 FEB 2010, KUALA LUMPUR
This highly interactive workshop will bring together qualitative
researchers, practitioners and students to discuss key issues on the use of
technology and software in qualitative research. Event Link:
QUALITATIVE RESEARCH IN WEB 2.0/3.0, 25-26 MAR 2010, BERLIN
This unique and highly interactive conference will bring together academics
and industry practitioners to discuss and brainstorm the latest online
methodologies for qualitative research. Network with your peers now and
learn from experts!
Event Link: http://www.merlien.org/upcoming-events/qrweb2010.html
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