The summary of the April Qualitative Methods Journal Club (QMJC) is now available online.

The April 2021 meeting was hosted by the Glasgow Caledonia University Substance Use Research Group, lead by  Matt Smith. The online discussion with 19 colleagues was supported by the Scottish Alcohol Research Network (@SARNalcohol) and focused on the following article:

Salerno Valdez, E., Korchmaros, J., Sabo, S., Garcia, D. O., Carvajal, S., & Stevens, S. (2019). How the U.S.-Mexico border influences adolescent substance use: Youth participatory action research using photovoice. The International journal on drug policy73, 146–155.

The QMJC involves researchers meeting to discuss a good quality qualitative research paper. Following the meeting, a copy of the paper and a summary of the discussion is made available on the SSA website. This SSA-funded initiative is aimed at increasing knowledge of qualitative research practice. The Journal Club is overseen by Professor Jo Neale from King’s College London, and is hosted by different international academic institutions on a rolling basis.


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