Wednesday (21 September 2005)

Opening of the conference by Dr Lydia Martens
followed by

Opening Keynote address by Tom Richards
(Founder and Chief Scientist, QSR International)

Unveiling NVivo 7: The first showing and the final announcements!

Paper session 1

Sessions 1a – Mixing Methods – Mixed Thinking
1. Ian O’Harae – Using QSR-N6 to investigate and interpret the connections between the beliefs and leadership practices of Heads of school

2. Seija Mahlamäki-Kultanen – Combining inductive and deductive data analysis strategies with NVivo 2 – A study on vocational cultures

3. Thilo Boeck, Jennie Fleming and Hazel Kemshall – Combining qualitative and quantitative data analysis: using N6 and SPSS to aid an iterative analytical process.

Session 1b – Longitudinal Qualitative Research and QDAS

Roger Vallance – Working with Longitudinal Qualitative Data: Using NVivo as an analytic tool

2. Kelly Macatangay – Using NVivo for data organization and management to support the qualitative data analysi of a series of professional education studies

Session 1c – Advancing Analysis Techniques

1. Marie-Hélène Paré – Grounding theory in the literature review

2. Silvana di Gregorio – The iterative analysis process using a qualitative software tool: Incorporating searches while coding and memoing

Thursday (22 September 2005)

Paper Session 2

Session 2a: - Going online with QDAS

Linda Gilbert and Dan Kaczynski – Exploring distance sharing technologies for teaching QDA

2. Graham Gibbs, Celia Taylor, Ann Lewins and Nigel Fielding – Workshop on the Online QDAS website and its evaluation

Session 2b: – Teaching, Guiding, Evaluating and Learning with QDAS

1. Kristi Jackson – Teaching with NUD*IST and NVivo

2. Chris Thorn - Building a Qualitative Research Team: Moving from expert to novice and back again

Chih Hoong Sin – Teaching and Managing Practitioner-researchers in the use of N6: the case pf large-scale evaluations

4. Frances Kominkiewicz and Megan Kennedy – Increasing understanding of mental health issues affecting college women: how can we foster student to student support?

Session 2C: - Grounding Theory with QDAS

1. Leemamol Mathew – Using NVivo in educational psychology research through grounded theory approach

2. Ozlem Bak – Qualitative data analysis using N6: A grounded theory approach

3. Sharon Kuznesof – Consumer acceptance in food selection: A secondary qualitative data analysis study using a grounded theory approach.

Plenary by Professor Marilyn Porter
(University Research Professor and Professor of Sociology at Memorial University, Canada)

“Registers of Knowledge: Using NVivo in a Cross-cultural Project.”

Walking & Talking workshops

Key conference members led a one hour walk in leafy surroundings with small groups of conference delegates and talked about a topic of their choice.

Or, for those who did not bring their walking shoes, …

Paper session 3 – Teamworking with QDAS

1. Sarah Edwards – From scheme to programme level evaluation: The challenges of qualitative data management and analysis

2. Duncan Branley – Teaming with Ideas

3. Ann Lewins – A team under pressure: Evaluating the evaluators

Paper session 4

Session 4a: - Continuing issues of Qualitative Rigour

Roger Vallance and Ming Hui Lee – NVivo as an aid towards analytic rigour when researching in non-English languages and cultures

2. Kristi Jackson and Lynne Johnston – International comparisons of qualitative rigour

Session 4b: - Using NVivo in the PhD process

1. Rosaleen McElvaney, S Greene and D Hogan – How Children Tell: Disclosures of child sexual abuse

2. Fiona Wiltshier – My Project in Nvivo 7

Keynote address by Helen Marshall
(Senior Lecturer, School of Social Science and Planning, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology)

“The artisan approach to qualitative analysis”

Friday (23 September 2005)

Paper Session 5

Session 5a: Mixing software, methods and case-based analysis

1. Marie-Hélène Paré – Extending techniques of Literature Search

2. Lawrence Bendle – The creative usefulness of NVivo for exploratory social research of a serious leisure mesostructure

3. Kristina Wimberley – Navigating NVivo: An analytical strategy for understanding the school-to-work transition among young immigrants in Denmark

4. Dave Byrne and Sandra Duggan – From NVivo to QCA – moving from interpretation to causation in qualitative research AND back again

Session 5b – NVivo and the Higher Education Institution

1. Rebecca Bardwell and Jo Ellen Kozlowski – Using qualitative research strategies to facilitate strategic planning

2. Laura Bellingham, Richard Brown and David Cairns – Using QDAS in evaluating HE institutions

Session 5c – NVivo, Transana and Visual Data

1. Jennifer Patashnick and Michael Rich – VIA teamwork: How multiple perspectives strengthen the analysis of audiovisual illness narratives through NVivo

2. David Woods – The qualitative analysis of video in four acts

Panel discussion on visual data and their analysis with David Woods, Lydia Martens and Jennifer Patashnick

Roundtable Discussion: Scenarios and futures: ideas and priorities for NVivo 8!
Special breakout session to discuss the future functionality of NVivo.

Closing Keynote by
Lyn Richards
(Director, Research Services, QSR International)
Moving up: how research and teaching will change with NVivo 7.