Free Webinar: An Introduction to Rapid Qualitative Research

This webinar is part of the Fall Qualitative Research & Innovation Webinar Series presented by NVivo and SAGE Publications.

The webinar has been designed as a brief introduction to the field of rapid qualitative research. It will include an overview of: the history of rapid qualitative research approaches; examples of  rapid qualitative research approaches such as: rapid ethnographic assessments (REA), rapid appraisals (RA), rapid and short-term ethnographies, rapid assessment procedures (RAP); the contributions and limitations of rapid qualitative research approaches (including a discussion of when these are and are not suitable); the challenges of carrying out rapid qualitative research; and the future of this field.

Presenter: Cecilia Vindrola-Padros

Organizations: University of College London

Cecilia Vindrola-Padros is a medical anthropologist interested in applied health research and the development of rapid approaches to research. She works across four interdisciplinary teams, applying anthropological theories and methods to study and improve healthcare delivery in the UK and abroad. Cecilia is a researcher on the NIHR-funded Rapid Service Evaluation Team (RSET), a collaboration between UCL and the Nuffield Trust. She has written extensively on the use of rapid qualitative research and currently Co-Directs the Rapid Research Evaluation and Appraisal Lab (RREAL) with Dr Ginger Johnson. She is the past Director of the Qualitative Health Research Network (QHRN). Cecilia works as a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Targeted Intervention, UCL and Social Scientist at the NIAA Health Services Research Centre (HSRC), Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA).


An Introduction to Rapid Qualitative Research
December 4, 2020
1pm BST/8am EDT

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