The Qualitative Report
A weekly online journal dedicated to qualitative research since 1990
ISSN 1052-0147

Volume 19(39) - September 29, 2014

Published by Nova Southeastern University

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TQR Volume 19 Article 77

TQR Volume 19 Article 78

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Innovations in Research with Medically Fragile Populations: Using Bulletin Board Focus Groups
Karen Cook and Susan Jack
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Hal Siden
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Lehana Thabane and Gina Browne
McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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Potency, Hubris and Susceptibility: The Disease Mongering Critique of Pharmaceutical Marketing
Evan Doran
University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Clare Hogue
Hunter Valley Research Foundation, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

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Using Forums and Message Boards to Recruit Study Participants in Qualitative Research
Peter Wesolowski
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New Calls for Conferences and Journals, Training Opportunities, and Funding

Visiting International Fellowship in Social Research Methods (University of Surrey, Guildford, UK) - Call for Applications (Deadline: September 30, 2014)

Qualitative 360 Europe (Brussels, Belgium) - Call for Papers (Deadline: September 30, 2014)

36th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum: "Inequality, Poverty, and Education: An Ethnographic Invitation" (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA) - Call for Proposals (Deadline: October 1, 2014)

Journal of Video Ethnography: March 2015 Issue - Call for Submissions (Deadline: October 15, 2014)

4th Global Congress for Qualitative Health Research (Mérida, Yucatán, México): "Dialogues and Bridges for Intercultural Health" - Call for Abstracts (New Deadline: October 31, 2014)

Cultural Studies Association (CSA) Ethnography Working Group (Riverside, CA): "Another University is Possible: Praxis, Activism, and the Promise of Critical Pedagogy" - Call for Proposals (Deadline: November 15, 2014)

Doing Autoethnography 2015 Conference (San Angelo, Texas, USA) - Call for Papers (Deadline: November 15, 2014)

International Center for Qualitative Inquiry: 2015 Qualitative Book Award - Call for Nominations (Deadline: November 15, 2014)

27th Annual Ethnographic & Qualitative Research Conference (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA) - Call for Papers (Deadline: November 19, 2014)

2015 American Education Research Association Division D Significant Contribution to Educational Measurement and Research Methodology Award: Qualitative Research Methods - Call for Nominations (Deadline: November 30, 2014)

Social Research Association Conference: "Creative Research Methods in the Social Sciences (London, UK) - Call for Papers (Deadline: December 1, 2014)

Qualitative Methods Conference: "Qualitative Methods: Better Bounded or Boundless?" (Melbourne, Australia) - Call for Submissions (Deadline: December 3, 2014)

American Psychological Association: 2015 Division 5 Awards - Call for Nominations (Deadline: December 5, 2014)

Eleventh International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry (QI2015): "Constructing a New Critical Qualitative Inquiry" (Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA) - Call for Submissions (Deadline: December 15, 2015)

The Eleventh International Congress of Qualitative Research Special Track: "Digital Tools in Qualitative Research" (Urbana-Champaign, Illinois, USA) - Call for Proposals (Deadline: December 15, 2015)

International Center for Qualitative Inquiry: 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award in Qualitative Inquiry - Call for Nominations (Deadline: January 15, 2015)

International Center for Qualitative Inquiry: 2015 Annual Illinois Qualitative Dissertation Award - Call for Nominations (Deadline: January 16, 2015)

Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity! (Waikiki, Hawaii) - First Announcement (Event: May 18 & 19, 2015)

University of Phoenix School of Advanced Studies' Center for Leadership Studies and Educational Research Study: "Published: A Grounded Theory of the Nature of Successful Peer-Reviewed Publication for Mid-Career Scholar" - Call for Research Participants (Deadline: Open)

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TQR2015 - Sixth Annual Conference - Jan. 8-10, 2015

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Winter 2015 admission for the Graduate Certificate in Qualitative Research, a six course, 18 credit hour online program that prepares its graduates to understand and conduct qualitative research, is now open. Courses offered this fall are QRGP 6301 Qualitative Data Collection, QRGP 6303 Qualitative Data Analysis II, plus electives. Classes begin January 5, 2015.

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The TQR2015 Home Page is now open! The theme for our sixth annual conference is "Transforming Qualitative Research." The three-day event will feature multiple plenary addresses, in-depth workshops, panels, and paper presentations. The call for regular submissions is now closed, but we will consider late submissions on a case-by-case basis through our submission portal. For more information please visit our conference web site.

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