10 March 2021, 10am-12pm.

Sustaining Qualitative Research is the fourth annual Bristol Biomedical Research Centre Qualitative Network event,

This is an online symposium focusing on how members of the Network have been sustaining qualitative research over the past year. There will be a variety of speakers, examples from research and time for discussion of some key themes.

Places are limited so please register to attend


9:45 – 10:00  Zoom opens for informal conversation and welcome.

10:05 – 10:20  Sustaining qualitative research through the pandemic: what we’ve learned so far in the network – Rachael Gooberman-Hill

10.20 – 11.00  Examples from qualitative work in the Biomedical Research Centre:

  • Trauma-informed primary and community mental health care: a mixed-method systematic review and policy review – Natalia Lewis
  • The impact of COVID-19 on specialist services for obesity and bariatric surgery: a qualitative study – Karen Coulman
  • Guidelines for surgery during the COVID-19 pandemic – Cynthia Ochieng
  • Experiences of low iodine diets in the treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer with radioactive iodine ablation therapy – Georgina Herbert
  • Remote qualitative methods: Insights from social science – Katie Whale

11:00 – 11:10

11:10 – 11:35  Breakout rooms to address common themes from the talks:

  • Facilitating inclusive research participation.
  • Remote team working.
  • Using insights from social and behavioural sciences.

11:35 – 11:55 Reconvene to discuss the breakout rooms – Rachael Gooberman-Hill

11:55 – 12:00 Close and thank you – Rachael Gooberman-Hill