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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.


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


             NEXT WORKSHOP: The workshop:Community-Based Research will be held

              April 2, 2015, 10:30 - 12:30, N141 ROSS. 

              Please register by March 30th @




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This academic year, we are conducting research on the topic of social media use and activism. All students enrolled in a Liberal Arts and Professional Studies course at York are encouraged to participate in our web-survey. For more information see poster: FALLING IN LOVE WITH RESEARCH

To access the survey go to: