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Digital Skills Workshops for PhD Students (UNIGE and Geneva Graduate Institute)

Getting started with NVivo to manage the whole research process

Christina Silver

DS46 - Getting started with NVivo to manage the whole research process
Christina Silver

3 September 2024, 09:00 - 13:00 CET, online


This session will introduce NVivo to set-up its use to manage the research process. We begin with an overview of the role of NVivo in the research process and an orientation to its capabilities. This includes how NVivo can be used to facilitate a literature review and to analyse qualitative data (e.g. transcripts, visual materials, reports, online content etc) and mixed data (e.g. open and closed survey responses etc). In addition we consider key considerations for planning a computer-assisted analysis and discuss the potential role of AI in the process, and the ethical implications. This session is designed for those who are beginning their research and completely new to NVivo, and will also serve as review and consolidation to those who have already started doing their research and using NVivo. 

Christina has been using and teaching qualitative data analysis software packages for over 20 years. She has conducted many different research projects with and without the use of qualitative software and has designed and carried out analysis for many independent organisations. She has taught under- and post-graduate qualitative methods courses in UK and European universities and has contributed to doctoral programmes across several institutions. As well as being director of Qualitative Data Analysis Services Ltd, she is leads and directs the CAQDAS Networking Project at the University of Surrey.
Christina is co-author of Using Software in Qualitative Research: A Step-by-Step Guide with Ann Lewins and The Five-Level QDA® method with Nicholas Woolf.

PhD students of the Graduate Institute will be informed of each workshop by email.  For any questions regarding registration to the workshop, please contact: