Diverse Perspectives Highlight Quality in IPA Research at 4th Colloquium

Published: 8 Mar, 2024

Dr. Serge Basini from the School of Management, People and Organisations spearheaded the successful 4th Colloquium on Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) Research, held on Saturday, March 2nd. The event featured an array of distinguished speakers, including Xavier Salet from the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences in the Netherlands, who delved into "Quality in Qualitative Research."

Dr. Anna Kimberley, Senior Lecturer at Haaga-Helia UAS in Helsinki, Finland, presented on "Mentorship as a Tool for Lifelong Sustainable Education," employing an IPA analysis of an autoethnographic exploration. Meanwhile, David Bishop from the International Association of Facilitators (IAF) shared insights on "IPA & Technology of Participation (ToP)."

Dr. Cindy O'Connor addressed "Self-Injury & Effects on Therapists" through an IPA study, shedding light on this critical area. Joanna Kossykowska navigated "The Challenges of Writing Up," offering valuable perspectives on this aspect of research.

Concluding the colloquium, Dr. Serge Basini provided a supervisor's perspective on "Quality in IPA Research," rounding out the diverse range of topics covered.