Using Mixed Methods in Research

When Mar 25, 2015 from 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM
Where Edinburgh
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Through a mixture of lectures and workshops, this one-day course will:

- Discuss the long-standing “dichotomy” between quantitative and qualitative methods, and explore how these can be compatible when conducting mixed methods research

- Explore the relevance of mixed methods designs for healthcare research and complex interventions

- Explore the rationale behind “mixing” methods

- Present the key taxonomies of mixed methods designs

- Explore the epistemological underpinnings of mixed methods designs (pragmatism)

- Provide a wider content for mixed methods research and link this to the

Medical Research Council (MRC) Framework, and the principles of Implementation Science

- Discuss the practicalities of designing and conducting mixed methods research as well as presenting related findings.

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