Transforming Research Communities: Data Archiving, Sharing and Reuse in Qualitative Social Sciences
Supporting innovative and ethically robust approaches to data archiving and re-use in the qualitative social sciences.
This project aims to curate a network of qualitative research data collections and strengthen researcher engagement in a linked community of practice.
The focus is data collections from qualitative Studies of Childhood, Education & Youth (SOCEY). The project explores the approaches required to build and sustain community ownership of a new collection, and the best practice principles, challenges and affordances in archiving and sharing qualitative data.
Who is this project for?
- Qualitative researchers with interests in childhood, youth and education
- Policy makers and community groups concerned with childhood, youth and education
What does this project enable?
This project enables a greater understanding of building a Research Data Commons for qualitative researchers including archiving their data, and community building. Ongoing support through a website, blog, data repository and community of practice is envisaged.