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Nvivo: Year 1 of your PhD

  Talking with a fellow Doctoral Researcher last week, I was reminded how daunting it can be early in your PhD when you know at some stage you’ll have to learn new software such as Nvivo- but it seems like … Continue reading

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Coding through your embarrassment

Anyone who has had to listen their own recorded voice will relate to this. It’s the cringe factor and embarrassment of hearing your own voice, mannerisms and ‘research-self’ in your research recordings. I’ve never heard anyone say oh, but I … Continue reading

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How long is a piece of string? How long should Data Analysis take?

I didn’t make a time plan for data analysis. I didn’t really know I had to! How did I miss this vital part of Phd research planning? How did my Institute even let me pass my Doctoral Assessment?!!! So here … Continue reading

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What Counts as Qualitative Rigour?

In a recent Advanced Nvivo workshop I attended, we got onto the topic of directly coding multimedia without working off transcripts. Our facilitator stated that he strongly discouraged this and would not supervise  a PhD student who thought this approach … Continue reading

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Nvivo trouble-shooting

Thanks to the great team at UTS Graduate Research School who scheduled an  ‘Advanced Nvivo10’ course. I’ve struggled with getting into Nvivo and attended 2 x beginner courses and watched hours of Nvivo Youtube’s- fed up with just dabbling and … Continue reading

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