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Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) Training Workshops

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Small groups with high-touch input from your facilitator and fellow students

Maximum of ten to fifteen participants per workshop ensuring plenty of time for discussion and to get your questions answered

Booking is now open for IPA workshops in July 2024

Helping university-level students navigate their IPA research project with ease

Dr Elena has transformed not only my understanding of IPA but has really supported my whole journey in PhD, I can’t thank you enough! I was on the verge of quitting, it just all seemed so impenetrable and dull! You brought it to life and showed me why it’s such an amazing approach that I’m so fortunate to have chosen

January 2022

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Semi-Structured Interviewing

Learn how to gather high-quality interview data for your IPA study with a comprehensive overview of the process of SSIs from beginning to end

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Situating IPA's theoretical underpinnings

Learn how to employ IPA as a methodology rather than simply a method, situating your IPA study firmly in its three main theoretical underpinnings

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Introducing data analysis in IPA

Feel more confident with a comprehensive introduction to the process of conducting your IPA data analysis and an exploratory coding exercise

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Advanced data analysis for your IPA

Feel more self-assured about the process of developing your analysis, writing it up effectively, and achieving quality across your thesis

Are you ready to let me steer you through the process of producing this substantial piece of work?

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Hi, I’m Elena

A very warm welcome to you!

I am delighted to make your acquaintance

Find out more about me and my journey to becoming an expert IPA tutor, including how and why I am the right person to provide supplemental guidance and training for your qualitative research project, and particularly your IPA

My mission is to…


Help students navigate their qualitative research project with the minimum of stress and confusion

Accompany you step-by-step through the research process from proposal to submission

Demystify the qualitative research process

Provide expert supplemental guidance


Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to…

Let me guide you through the process of executing your qualitative research project

Allow me to support you with my encouraging, approachable and reassuring style of instruction

Please keep your zest and obvious passion for these workshops and their content.  It is so energising as a student to be taught by someone with an obvious love and commitment to the quality of what they do


Introducing Data Analysis in IPA, June 2021

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Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) Training Workshops

Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) Training Workshops

Are you undertaking a postgraduate qualification that requires a qualitative research project?
Have you chosen IPA as your methodology?
Are you feeling stressed and anxious about the mountain that you need to climb and how you will reach ‘mission accomplished’?
Do you wish you had more guidance from an expert to help you through?
Never fear!
Doctor Elena GR is here to help you navigate your IPA research project with the minimum of stress and worry

Elena’s workshop on theoretical underpinnings of IPA was brilliantly done. She has a lovely informal style, really welcoming and created a lovely easy atmosphere whilst discussing difficult concepts. Thank you so much Elena!


Situating IPA, June 2021

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A really interesting and informative course on IPA analysis. Elena used rich direct and supervisor experience to help develop my understanding of the methodology and method. I would highly recommend attending this course. Thank you


Introducing Data Analysis in IPA, June 2021