MindLabs Workshop: Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods

February 6, 2024
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Overview of the workshop

This workshop will describe the underlying principles of qualitative research, explore some of the common methodological approaches, and detail the methods used for data collection and analysis. As part of the workshop, participants will be invited to develop their own qualitative research question and study design. Additionally, the workshop includes a detailed overview of narrative approaches to research and thematic analysis.


4th April 2024, 0900 – 1130.

Online event is held via Zoom. Access link will be delivered via email a few days prior to the event.


Dr Michael Hodgins is a Research Associate with the UNSW Population Child Health Research Group. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy from Western Sydney University and a Masters in Qualitative Health Research at The University of Sydney. He has more than 10 years’ experience conducting qualitative research in healthcare. This work has included exploring health priorities and knowledge translation in community based palliative care, knowledge translation in youth health, the delivery of mental health services to rural populations, and the evaluation of health implementation initiatives. His research has contributed to methodology, theory, and practice in the diverse fields of knowledge translation, implementation science, policy making, participatory research, arts-based research, palliative care, mental health, paediatrics, health management, and qualitative methods.