May’s meeting of the Qualitative Research Group I coordinate at The School of Dentistry was on Qualitative Research Interviews. Andrea Rodriguez and I led a discussion by briefly presenting some reflections on our own experience of doing qualitative interviews. Below, we pulled together the main points that
In June, Caroline Pelletier and Roger Kneebone are running this year’s Linguistic Ethnography Forum e-seminar with Prof Fiona Copland, from the University of Stirling, and myself acting a seminar facilitators. The paper under discussion will be Pelletier and Kneebone’s 2016 article, ‘Learning Safely from error?
I am currently organising a one-day forum – with Jennifer Kettle, Alison Patrick and Lorna Warren – for researchers engaging with social sciences and humanities approaches to the study of the mouth, oral health and dentistry. We are putting together a day of presentations, discussion, and networking
Call for Papers ‘Punk’: Impacting Culture? Influencing change? The University of Bolton School of the Arts and the Punk Scholars Network 12th and 13th of December 2017 Papers and presentations are invited for the fourth Punk Scholars Network conference and postgraduate symposium to be held
Sometimes it’s good to push yourself – in a protestant-work-ethic style, rather than a recreational-drugs-and-eyeballs way. This new year, my attempt to go beyond my comfort zone was to do a stand-up comedy set as part of Bright Club at Dundee. I’ve written on stand-up comedy before
Dundee Dental School shares their experience of running a dental Wikipedia project and encourages involvement other dental schools by starting to publish a series of videos. The first offers insight into their Wikipedia work at The University of Dundee, to share the latest dentistry research and clinical guidelines!
My mission to bring qualitative research to dentistry continues… Below are the slides from I session I did with the students on the MDSc Prosthodontics course in the Dental School at The University of Dundee. This session on qualitative research for dentists fits into a series of
When I joined The School of Dentistry at The University of Dundee last year I was excited to see that amidst the generally positivist approach to research, there were quite a few people making waves with qualitative research into dentistry. These people were focusing on
Can you learn how to blag your way in Qualitative Research (in less than 40 minutes)? I was recently asked to do a couple of seminar presentations. Both were at different universities but within a few weeks of each other. The brief for both was
This sociological aspect of the ForgetIT project seeks to develop a conceptual framework for organisational memory. Based on interviews with curatorial and management staff in a national museum the research attempts to identify the range of memory and forgetting practices within the museum.