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The Department of Sociology's Qualitative Research and Resource Centre was established as a vehicle to promote the study and practice of qualitative inquiry. The Centre can accommodate a range of studies including focus groups, longitudinal research, narrative inquiry, natural observation, and group interviews.

Research facilities and resources include: study design consultation, technical advice and support, reference materials, qualitative software, audio and video taping, interviewing and transcription equipment, and observation facilities. The Centre organizes workshops and forums on issues of interest to qualitative researchers.


  News & Events


           Qualitative Research Fall/Winter 2014/2015 Workshop Series - PDF


             The workshop: Community-Based Research scheduled for April 2nd is postponed.

              Date and time TBA.

              Please register by March 30th @



            The FALLING IN LOVE WITH RESEARCH CELEBRATION has been cancelled.