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NVIVO: Hands-on introduction for BEGINNERS

Start your qualitative project hands-on workshop. This workshop is designed for the complete beginner as well as those who have used previous versions of the software.

You will learn how to work with variety of data such as documents, pdfs, audios, videos, pictures, spreadsheets, web pages, tweets, Facebook, blogs, and LinkedIn data.

Aimed at

Doctoral Researchers (early stage, mid stage) and early career Doctoral Researchers.


Practice data files are provided to use for learning how to use NVivo for your main project.

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Explore how NVivo works through a sample project.
  • Learn to code finds into thematic framework.
  • Generate visuals for poster presentation and save incredible amount of time.
  • Create a practice project.
  • Import into the practice different types of data i.e. documents, pdfs, social media content, video and audio into the project.
  • Create memos for field notes, reflective notes, supervision meeting notes, annotations, hyperlinks and See Also Links.
  • Read and code data into both open codes and structured thematic coding framework to organise growing themes.

Time will be set aside to examine each participant's project and provide needed suggestions, corrections and efficiency tips.

Presented by

Dr Inma Andres

Session outline and aims

This is an interactive and practical workshop.

Specific skills focused on in this session

Research and information literacy, critical thinking skills

Health and Safety and general notice

Participants will be viewing presentations projected onto a SMART Board screen. Participants will be required to use a desktop PC or laptop during the workshop. 

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Brunel 3D Development Tool

Develops the following:

Skills needed to do your research and career

Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Competencies

Develops skills relevant to the following domains of the RDF:

This workshop is provided by

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Email address Telephone number 01895 265935