Applied Qualitative Research Conference

The Second Conference on Applied Qualitative Research in Psychology

Ray Wilkinson

Ray Wilkinson

Sarah Riley

Sarah Riley

Thursday 20 June 2013


  • University of Derby, Enterprise Centre, Bridge St, DE1 3LD


  • Full conference fee: £95
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate students: £55
  • Reduced University of Derby Staff fee: £41

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About the conference

The Second Conference on Applied Qualitative Research in Psychology will take place at the University of Derby on 20 June, 2013. The conference provides a unique opportunity to showcase the benefits of qualitative research in a number of areas of applied psychology.

Call for abstracts

We encourage submissions of abstracts for oral and poster presentations. Delegates are asked to submit an original abstract of not more than 250 words by 11 March to Dr Carrie Childs . Submissions should include Conference on Applied Qualitative Research call for abstracts in the subject line. Notification of acceptance will be approximately ten days after the submission deadline.

Suggested content might include, but is not limited to, the following suggestions:

  • Clinical or counseling psychology
  • Psychotherapy
  • Community psychology
  • Work and organisational psychology
  • Forensic psychology
  • Educational psychology
  • Social Psychology

Invited speakers

Ray Wilkinson

Ray Wilkinson is Professor of Human Communication at the University of Sheffield.  His work focuses on the analysis of everyday social interactions - primarily of people with communication disorders with family, friends and health professionals - and how such analyses can form the basis for planning, implementing and evaluating training programmes to improve these interactions

Sarah Riley

Sarah Riley is a senior lecturer in Psychology at Aberystwyth University. Her research explores identity in relation to gender, embodiment, and youth culture; often crossing boundaries in the social sciences and drawing on a range of methods including discourse analysis, cooperative inquiry, and visual methods.

The full conference programme is now available

Places for the conference are limited so we recommend that you register as soon as possible. For enquiries please contact Dr Carrie Childs

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