BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//Microsoft Corporation//Outlook 16.0 MIMEDIR//EN VERSION:2.0 METHOD:REQUEST X-MS-OLK-FORCEINSPECTOROPEN:TRUE BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:Pacific Standard Time BEGIN:STANDARD DTSTART:16011104T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=1SU;BYMONTH=11 TZOFFSETFROM:-0700 TZOFFSETTO:-0800 END:STANDARD BEGIN:DAYLIGHT DTSTART:16010311T020000 RRULE:FREQ=YEARLY;BYDAY=2SU;BYMONTH=3 TZOFFSETFROM:-0800 TZOFFSETTO:-0700 END:DAYLIGHT END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT ATTENDEE;CN="Belinda Jampoh";RSVP=TRUE:mailto:bjampoh@gmail.com CLASS:PUBLIC CREATED:20190710T174216Z DESCRIPTION:Q methodology was first proposed in 1935 by William Stephenson\ , in a letter to the journal Nature\, as a way of using factor analysis te chniques to explore ‘subjectivity’. Since then it has been applied i n many fields\, including environmental\, educational\, political sciences and in health research. In ‘Q terms’ subjectivity is used to mean v iews\, beliefs\, values\, opinions and Q methods can be used when research ers are interested in what people think and feel. \n\nThere are two main f eatures of a Q study: the means of data collection (through a card sort) and the means of data analysis (using factor analysis techniques). Dr. Ra chel Black will argue that the strengths of Q methodology come from the co mbination of qualitative and quantitative techniques throughout the stages of research. Q methods allow researchers to draw out the different subj ective perspectives that exist around an issue as well as identifying area s of consensus\, between people holding different views. \n\nThis webinar will cover the when\, why\, and how of Q methodology\, outlining the basic stages of a Q study and directing interested participants towards further reading and resources.\n\nPresented by: Dr. Rachel Baker\n\nRachel Baker is Professor of Health Economics and Director of the Yunus Centre for Soci al Business and Health at Glasgow Caledonian University. \n\nRachel focuse s on two main areas of research: exploring societal values and resource a llocation in health\; and social innovation and health inequalities – in particular investigating social enterprise and microfinance as complex pu blic health initiatives. She is an expert in Q methodology and research c ombining qualitative methods with health economic approaches to valuation and preference elicitation. \n\nBetween 2004 and 2011 Rachel was involved in UK and European studies investigating the social value of a quality- a djusted life year (QALY). In 2010 she moved from Newcastle University to Glasgow Caledonian University and expanded her research interests\, workin g as part of a team developing ideas\, methods and evidence in relation to social innovation and health. With funding from the UK Medical Research Council\, from 2011-2014\, Rachel led research to explore societal perspec tives on the relative value of life-extending treatments for people with t erminal illnesses. She is Past President of the International Q methodolo gy Society\n\nWebex Information\n\nHosted by BC SUPPORT Unit\n\nFriday\, J ul 26 2019 | 1 hour | (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)\nMeeting numb er: 800 742 548\nPassword: Network10\nhttps://bcsupportunit.webex.com/bcsu pportunit/j.php?MTID=me1588218eff7b… \n\nJoin by phon e\n+1-855-244-8680 Canada Toll Free\n+1-416-915-8942 Canada Toll\nAccess c ode: 800 742 548\n\n \n\n DTEND;TZID="Pacific Standard Time":20190726T130000 DTSTAMP:20190710T173726Z DTSTART;TZID="Pacific Standard Time":20190726T120000 LAST-MODIFIED:20190710T174216Z LOCATION:WebEx ORGANIZER;CN="Belinda Jampoh":mailto:bjampoh@bcsupportunit.ca PRIORITY:5 SEQUENCE:0 SUMMARY;LANGUAGE=en-ca:Exploring subjectivity: an introduction to Q method ology TRANSP:OPAQUE UID:040000008200E00074C5B7101A82E00800000000A0FB4FB10937D501000000000000000 010000000C753EAD0004FB2479855D5287B9DB952 X-ALT-DESC;FMTTYPE=text/html:

Q methodology was first proposed in 1935 by Willia m Stephenson\, in a letter to the journal Nature\, as a way of using facto r analysis techniques to explore ‘\;subjectivity’\;. \; &nbs p\;Since then it has been applied in many fields\, including environmental \, educational\, political sciences and in health research. \; \; In ‘\;Q terms’\; subjectivity is used to mean views\, beliefs\, values\, opinions and Q methods can be used when researchers are intereste d in what people think and feel. \;

There are two main features of a Q study: \; the means of data collection (through a card sort) and the means of data analysis (using factor analysis techniqu es). \; Dr. Rachel Black will argue that the strengths of Q methodolog y come from the combination of qualitative and quantitative techniques thr oughout the stages of research. \; Q  \;methods allow researchers to draw out the different subjective perspectives that exist around an iss ue as well as identifying areas of consensus\, between people holding diff erent views. \;

This webinar will cover the when\, why\, and how of Q methodology\, outlining the basic stages of a Q study and directing interested participants towards further reading and resource s.

Presented by: \;Dr.&n bsp\;Rachel Baker

Rachel Baker  \;is Professor of Health Economics and Director of the Yunus Centre for Social Business and Health at Glasgow Caledonian University. \;

Rachel focuses on two main areas of research:  \;ex ploring societal values and resource allocation in health\; and social inn ovation and health inequalities –\; in particular investigating socia l enterprise and microfinance as complex public health initiatives. \; She is an expert in Q methodology and research combining qualitative meth ods with health economic approaches to valuation and preference elicitatio n. \; \;

Between 2004 and 2011 Rachel was invo lved in UK and European studies investigating the social value of a qualit y- adjusted life year (QALY). \; In 2010 she moved from Newcastle Univ ersity to Glasgow Caledonian University and expanded her research interest s\, working as part of a team developing ideas\, methods and evidence in r elation to social innovation and health. \; With funding from the UK M edical Research Council\, from 2011-2014\, Rachel led research to explore societal perspectives on the relative value of life-extending treatments f or people with terminal illnesses.  \;She is Past President of the Int ernational Q methodology Society

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