Publication of a letter in the BMJ on the importance of qualitative research

Seventy six senior academics (including Professor Huw Davies) from 11 countries invite The BMJ’s editors to reconsider their policy of rejecting qualitative research on the grounds of low priority. They challenge the journal to develop a proactive, scholarly, and pluralist approach to research that aligns with its stated mission.

Read the full article here

Qualitative Research and GIS – Seminar 5th March

This seminar which the Space & Society Research Group, School of the Environment are hosting, will be held on Wednesday 5th March from 1pm-4pm in 3G05 Lecture Theatre 2,  the Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee.

Presentations will include:

  • Participatory GIS (P-GIS) in environmental decision-making: moving between decision-making scales, Steve Cinderby, Stockholm Environment Institute, University of York
  • Mapping stories: communities and qualitative GIS, Dr Phil Jones, School of Geography, Earth & Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham
  • Making sense of citizen mapping: opportunities and challenges, Dr Wen Lin, School of Geography, Politics and Sociology, Newcastle University

If you would like to attend please contact Alistair Geddes (a.y.geddes @dundee.ac.uk)

Seminar Flyer