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QUESTS Co-Chairs, Dr Catherine Houghton and Dr Andrew Hunter, will deliver the next Health Behaviour Change Research Group (HBCRG) seminar on Thursday 29 September from 12-1pm in G065, School of Psychology.


This seminar will provide an overview of QUESTS and an update on current activity. The mission of QUESTS is to maximise the value of qualitative research in trials. This mission is achieved through a focus on three activities relating to inclusion of high quality qualitative research in trials:

(i) SUPPORT for undertaking qualitative research with trials
(ii) TRAINING and education on the use of qualitative research and trials
(iii) Primary methodology RESEARCH on the use of qualitative research and trials.

All are welcome!

Please feel free to circulate to colleagues and contacts who may be interested in attending. The aim of the HBCRG seminars is to support a network of people interested in research in health behaviour and to provide opportunities for sharing and developing research ideas.

Speaker biographies

Dr Catherine Houghton is an experienced qualitative researcher, with a particular interest in case study research and qualitative evidence synthesis. Catherine is a registered nurse and children’s nurse and completed her PhD exploring clinical skills education in nursing, using a multiple case study design.

Dr Andrew Hunter is an experienced qualitative researcher, with particular expertise in Grounded Theory. Andrew is a registered mental health nurse. His research collaborations range from research into women centered care in pregnancy and childbirth through to dementia care and inter-professional learning utilising a wide range of methodological approaches.