Qualitative Research Methods Training & Consultation

The SPRC along with the International Core holds bi-monthly trainings each year in qualitative research methods.  Michele Andrasik and Kate Murray are the lecturers, and we incorporate guest lectures into the series as well. Qualitative methods workshops are held bi-monthly and can be found in the upcoming events page of the CFAR website

Qualitative Research methodology workshops include the following topics:

  • An introduction to qualitative research
  • Qualitative research methodology: forming a research question and selecting a method
  • How to conduct effective interviews and focus groups
  • Coding and data analysis
  • Atlas.ti for beginners
  • Developing grant applications that incorporate qualitative research

Resources for qualitative research are listed here.

The SPRC also provides consultation for researchers using qualitative and mixed methods in HIV research, including qualitative methods, qualitative data analysis, and software.

Specific topics for consultation may include:

  • Qualitative research theory
  • Qualitative research methodology and study design
  • Mixed methods study design
  • Qualitative data analysis
  • Software programs

To request assistance with Qualitative Research Methods, please contact Joanna Bove at bovej at uw.edu.

Past workshop audio and powerpoint slides


August 16, 2013: Writing Grant Applications that Incorporate Qualitative Research

November 4, 2013: An Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods

January 10, 2014: Interviews and Focus Groups

May 30, 2014: Coding and Data Analysis

Webinar Recording

August 16, 2013: AUDIO-Grant Applications and Qualitative Research

November 4, 2013: AUDIO-An Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods

January 10, 2014: AUDIO DOWNLOAD-Interviews and Focus Groups

Webinar on Community-based Participatory Research with Michele Andrasik

March 14, 2014: Webinar of Dr. Pearson's Lecture on Qualitative Methods

May 30, 2014: Webinar of Coding and Data Analysis

Check out other Resources on the SPRC Resources Page!