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Further Education and Training

Methods of qualitative research are taught at the Charité in various study programs.

In addition, members of the network organize in various institutions method-. and research workshops on qualitative research. As a rule, they primarily address employees and doctoral candidates, but they are also open to guests.

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Materials to Evaluate Qualitative Research Results and Publications

Do you need materials for the assessment of qualitative research in publications or dissertations, or information on how to present qualitative research results? Here you will find helpful publications for download.

"Critically appraising qualitative research"
Tool for the evaluation of publications of qualitative research (pdf format)

Reporting Guidelines for Qualitative Health Research from the EQUATOR Network (Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of Health Research)

"Standards for Reporting Qualitative Research: A Synthesis of Recommendations".
SRQR is a helpful assessment tool for colleagues from other disciplines and methodological directions.

Further recommendations:
Malterud K. Qualitative research: standards, challenges, and guidelines. Lancet. 2001 Aug 11; 358 (9280): 483-8. PubMed PMID: 11513933

Malterud K. The art and science of clinical knowledge: evidence beyond measures and numbers. Lancet. 2001 Aug 4; 358 (9279): 397-400. PubMed PMID: 11502338

Uwe Flick (ed.) Handbuch Qualitative Sozialforschung. Fundamentals, concepts, methods and applications. 2010

Uwe Flick. Qualitative social research. An introduction. Rowohlt Paperback, 7th edition. 2016

Przyborski, Aglaya, Monika Wohlrab-Sahr. Qualitative Social Research: A Workbook. Walter de Gruyter, 2014

Helfferich, Cornelia. The quality of qualitative data. VS, publishing house for social science., 2004

Data Protection in Qualitative Research

In qualitative research, special data protection measures are required for data collection and processing, since pseudonymisation and anonymisation usually do not make it completely impossible to trace a person.

Links to Other Qualitative Research Groups and Important Forums in the Social Sciences