QHeRC Links

  • The Centre for Values, Ethics and the Law in Medicine, The University of Sydney
    The Centre was first established in 1995 by Australian philosopher, surgeon and poet, Miles Little and has since gained an international reputation. It is known for its innovative approach to research, education, consultation and community outreach activities. In each of these areas the Centre stimulates creative thought, dialogue and action by engaging different disciplinary perspectives including medicine and science, public health, philosophy, ethics and bioethics, sociology, social linguistics, psychology, history and law. It undertakes a wide range of qualitative research projects.
  • The Institute of Social Sciences
    The Institute of Social Sciences has recently been established to build capacity, enhance performance and raise the profile of the social sciences at the University of Sydney. Its main activities will be to: develop and construct cross-disciplinary research collaboration; establish linkages with external partners in government, industry, and community groups, as well as with other universities, especially internationally; and provide a focal point for the development of programs of teaching and learning in the social sciences.
  • International Institute for Qualitative Methodology (IIQM)
    University of Alberta, Canada
    The institute was founded in 1998, with the primary goal of facilitating the development of qualitative research methods across a wide variety of academic disciplines. Faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and students at the institute conduct research that is directly related to methodological development.
  • Intute: Research Tools and Methods
    Provides free access to high quality resources on the Internet. Each resource has been evaluated and categorised by subject specialists based at UK universities.
  • Methodspace (SAGE webpage)
    Contains links to discussion forums, blogs, and other helpful resources, including free online previews of new publications by SAGE, the major publisher of qualitative research resources.
  • Phenomenology Online
    This site provides public access to articles, monographs, and other materials discussing and exemplifying phenomenological research.
  • Qual Page: Resources for Qualitative Research
    The site has many resources about qualitative research and is regularly updated. It has a broad range of news and links so that you can find a variety of information on qualitative research.
  • The Qualitative Report
    An online journal dedicated to qualitative research since 1990. This webpage includes links to other qual research resources.
  • Qualitative Research in Information Systems
    This website begins with a general overview of qualitative research, followed by discussion of philosophical perspectives which can inform qualitative research, and sections on qualitative research methods, qualitative research techniques, and modes of analyzing and interpreting qualitative data. This is then followed by a number of sub-sections that relate to qualitative research in general, i.e. citation lists, links to resources on the Internet for qualitative researchers, links to software tools and calls for papers.
  • The Qualitative Research WebRing
    The Qualitative Research WebRing focuses on qualitative research and is of particular interest to graduate students and faculty interested in all aspects of qualitative research.
  • Real Life Methods
    This centre's program of methodological research has three defining characteristics: knowledge that resonates with real life; interdisciplinary working; creatively mixing methods
  • Symbolic Interaction website
    This site was created by Sociology graduate students at the University of Colorado, Boulder, in the hope that it may benefit those interested in learning about Symbolic Interactionism, a sociological paradigm.