Qualitative Research in Online Environments

21 January 2020, 11:30 - 13:00

IT Training Room, Cambridge University Library, West Rd, Cambridge CB3 9DR

Cambridge Digital Humanities Workshop

What happens to the practice of qualitative research when interactions between researcher and research subject are largely mediated. This session will explore a wide range of topics including the challenge of consent, researcher presence and ‘lurking’ in mediated settings, how to engage with digital gatekeepers, information security for researchers, and understanding the impact of digital platform architecture on qualitative research design.