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Using reflexivity in qualitative research

8 June 2020 16:00 -18:00 (Online)

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Dr Louise Askew will provide an introduction to the concept of reflexivity and the hermeneutic circle in qualitative research. The session will help attendees to develop confidence using their reflections in their research analysis and write up.

This webinar is for people who are working in roles such as Assistant Psychologists, Research Assistants and Trainee Psychologists.  It also aims to attract PhD students.  The webinar will appeal to people who are at various stages of research, from developing a research idea to viva and publication.  There will be an expectation that participants will be willing to be involved in discussions.

Learning Outcome: 
1.    To understand the concept of reflexivity and the hermeneutic circle
2.    To develop confidence in trusting the value of one's own reflections
3.    To learn how to be transparent with one's own reflections
4.    To develop skills in how to report and write about reflexivity for publication.


Dr Louise Askew is a Clinical Psychologist Registered with the HCPC working clinically in West Norfolk.  She has published qualitative research articles, a systematic review and reflective articles on clinical practice.  Her recent articles (2018 and 2019) are on the experience of seclusion and are published in the Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing.  She is passionate about improving the dissemination of qualitative research and would like to promote the value of qualitative methodology in carrying out systematic reviews.  

How to register

Registration is now open and available online only.

In order to register for the event, you will need to sign in using your BPS log in details. If you are not a returning customer, you will need to create an account.

Fees incl. VAT.

  • Society Member £48.50
  • Non-Society Member £80



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