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Psychology is the study of people by people. These lectures will introduce you to some of the key issues that follow from this, and how they relate to what we study, how we study them, and why we do.

Lecture 1
Introduction to Qualitative Methods
General overview of qualitative research methods and introduction to Thematic Analysis. Cristina Marinho
50 George Sq, Lecture Theatre G.03
Monday, 13 January, 2020 - 11:10 to 12:00
Lecture 2
Coding and analysis
How to code and analyse qualitative data using Thematic Analysis. Cristina Marinho
50 George Sq, Lecture Theatre G.03
Tuesday, 14 January, 2020 - 11:10 to 12:00
Lecture 3
The Problem of Objectivity
How Psychologists have managed the problem of objectivity. Pete Lamont.
David Hume Tower Lecture Theatre C
Thursday, 16 January, 2020 - 11:10 to 12:00
Lecture 16
Observational methods
50 George Sq, Lecture Theatre G.03
Monday, 24 February, 2020 - 11:10 to 12:00
Lecture 17
Research Synthesis
In this lecture we will talk about the various ways of approaching syntesizing research and research findings. In particular, we will discuss meta-analyses and coordinated analyses, with brief discussion of the growing field of meta-science.
50 George Sq, Lecture Theatre G.03
Tuesday, 25 February, 2020 - 11:10 to 12:00
Lecture 18
Psychological objects
What we study, and their relationship to why and how we study them. Pete Lamont
David Hume Tower Lecture Theatre C
Thursday, 27 February, 2020 - 11:10 to 12:00
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On qualitative methods: Sullivan, C., Gibson, S., and Riley, S. (2012). Doing Your Qualitative Psychology Project (pp. 1-22). London: Sage; Clarke, V., Braun, V., and Hayfield, N. (2015). Thematic Analysis. In J. A. Smith (ed.), Qualitative Psychology: A practical Guide to Research Methods (pp. 222-248). London: Sage.