Faculty of Business and Economics Lecture

Faculty of Business and Economics Lecture

The Faculty of Business and Economics is pleased to announce that Professor David Silverman, Professor Emeritus in the Sociology Department at Goldsmiths College, London will be presenting a public lecture on the Quality of Interview Research.

Please join us as Professor Silverman will address the following questions:

  • Why is qualitative research so often based on interviews?
  • Why is so much interview research of questionable quality?
  • How can we improve its credibility?

This lecture, followed by Q&A is based upon David's recent paper: How was it for you? The Interview Society and the Irresistible Rise of the [poorly analysed] interviewQualitative Research, May 2017

Event Details

WHEN:Thursday 6 December 2018
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
WHERE:T5 Theatre
14 Sir Christopher Ondaatje Avenue
RSVP:Thursday 29 November 2018

Professor Silverman's lecture will be live-streamed via the HDR Learning Skills iLearn unit ECHO block, into which you can self-enrol using your OneID. Then, before 12:30 pm on Thursday 6 December, simply log into the HDR Learning Skills iLearn unit, click on the Echo ALP block on the top right-hand corner, and then click on the 'Live' button beside the title of the session, Professor David Silverman

The Speaker

Professor David Silverman is Professor Emeritus in the Sociology Department at Goldsmiths College, London, Visiting Professor in the Management Department at King's College, University of London and the Business School, University of Technology, Sydney as well as Adjunct Professor at QUT, Faculty of Education.

He has authored 15 books and 45 journal articles on qualitative research, ethnography and conversation analysis


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