Welcome to CQ

The Centre for Critical Qualitative Health Research, known as CQ, builds capacity in the health sciences to advance critical and theoretically-informed qualitative inquiry.

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Recent Announcements

2017-18 Joan Eakin Award

CQ is happy to announce the 2017-18 winner and honourable mention of this year’s ‘Joan Eakin Award for Methodological Excellence in a Qualitative Doctoral Dissertation’ are Dr. Clara Juando-Prats and Dr. Laena Maunula. To learn more about each of their work, click here Congratulations to both, … [Read More...] about 2017-18 Joan Eakin Award

Beyond the Present Fat: Risk and Body-Size Stigma in Public Health Talking Walls Exhibit

Beyond the Present Fat explores how people make sense of embodied health risk. Thirteen adults sculpted, life-lined and interviewed as part of Debra Kriger's doctoral research in Physical Cultural Studies, Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education, University of Toronto. Come engage with their … [Read More...] about Beyond the Present Fat: Risk and Body-Size Stigma in Public Health Talking Walls Exhibit

Why theatre-based research works? Psychological theories from behind the curtain

New article published in Qualitative Research in Psychology by CQ Fellow Dr. Izumi Sakamoto (co-author). ABSTRACT While many scholars have demonstrated the effectiveness of theatre-based knowledge mobilization, fewer studies have examined its psychological dimensions. This article examines some … [Read More...] about Why theatre-based research works? Psychological theories from behind the curtain

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