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Getting Great Data: Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA)

Getting Great Data: Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA)

Wednesday 19th July 9.30-5pm
Kedleston Road Campus

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This face to face interactive workshop is ideal for student, staff and industry researchers across all levels, with the aim to support those who wish to conduct postgraduate and PhD level research.

Course Content:

  • Develop a better understanding of IPA
  • Discuss IPA interview schedule design
  • Review the stages involved in analysis
  • Work through transcripts at a level ‘beyond description’
  • Bring your own data or work with a provided sample
  • Learn more about taking manuscripts from university submissions to publications
  • Gain insight into hallmarks a PhD examiner looks for in an IPA at level 8

What is Interpretative phenomenological analysis?

Interpretative phenomenological analysis (IPA) is an experiential qualitative approach to research in psychology and the human, health and social sciences. IPA has an idiographic focus, which means that it aims to offer insights into how a given person, in a given context, makes sense of a given phenomenon.

Aims, objectives and learning outcomes

  • To be able to position IPA work epistemologically for academic purposes
  • To gain insight into drafting IPA-friendly interview schedules
  • To actively work to interpret beyond description with real data

Lead professionals

Fiona Holland & Jane Montague

How to apply

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Cost is £95 per learner

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