Research Communication
This page contains videos about the importance of qualitative research and summaries of findings from qualtitative research studies. Your contributions to this page are important and welcome. If you would like to share your work with us, please send a short video (1-3 minutes) to at least one week prior to the last day of any month for review and posting.


Dr. Laura Funk, Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Manitoba speaking on focus groups (Part 1/2).

Reference from the video:
Onwuegbuzie, A.J., Dickinson, W.B., Leech, N.L., & Zoran, A.G. (2009). A qualitative framework for collecting and analyzing data in focus group research. International Journal of Qualitative Methods, 8(3), 1-21.
Posted with permission: Mar 2018

Dr. Tuula Heinonen
Dr. Tuula Heinonen, Professor of Social Work and Member of the QRG advisory committee,
shares her views on the importance of qualitative research.
Posted with permission: Sep 2015

Monica Cyr, MA Candidate
Graduate students participating in the QRG feel that the learning opportunties
provided are very valuable in their development as a researcher.
Posted with permission: Oct 2015

Sulaye Thakar, PhD Candidate
Hear what Sulaye, a graudate student in clinical psychology, has to
say about his experience being involved in qualitative research.
Posted with permission: Oct 2015

"What is Oral History?"
Dr. Alexander Freund, Professor of History and Co-director of the Oral History Centre,
University of Winnipeg, shares his views on qualitative research.
Posted with permission: Nov 2015

Dr. John Oliffe
Dr. John Oliffe, Professor at the School of Nursing, University of British Columbia,
describes his mental illness research.
Posted with permission: Dec 2015

Christina Han
Christina Han, Social Sciences Rearcher, University of British Columbia,
shares her views on qualitative research in mental illness, in particular her photovoice methods.
Posted with permission: Dec 2015


"Honoring the stories of illness"
Dr. Rita Charon, TEDxAtlanta on YouTube


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