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Why is someone who likely does not menstruate a sudden expert on #womenshealth to identify a WOC seeking #data #quality & #integrity as the threat...to women?
"Respecting" social science = using respectable methods, not online surveys.
What you see in the tweet and the "study" is ego, defensiveness & flagrant Dunning-Kruger effect for #womenshealth, #menstrualhealth, #COVID19, #vaccine #research.

The best way to demonstrate the value of a field is to be consistent on #quality not

sciencedirect.com/science/articl…
Academic language on #online #survey #data:
"systematically assess carelessness in a crowdsourced sample" Denial that quick & dirty is poor #quality is an odd use of time & ineffective. One could better defend one's merit, by delivering #quality per best practices and standards.
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I am a Social Media Ambassador for @SOPHEtweets 2021 Annual Meeting. This afternoon and for the rest of the week, I'll be live-tweeting information from #SOPHE2021dX. I'll try to include everything in threads.
Apr. 6: 1/SOPHE All Member Business Meeting: On the docket is to receive updates from SOPHE leadership on the highlights from the past year, updates on the Health Equity & Anti-Racism (HEAR) Task Force, and the new SOPHE Strategic Plan.
2/ SOPHE CEO @MEAuld provides an update on SOPHE’s accompl. the past year: (1) first virtual conference after COVID spread last year, (2) 2021 conference with over 650 registered, (3) 3rd Digital Summit, and (4) continued providing CEs - 40 webinars and 28 self-studies.
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Qualitative researchers, I'd like to crowdsource your thoughts for an upcoming session. What are the "myths" you often come across in qualitative research, and how should we deal with them?

#AcademicChatter #Qualitative #ThemesDoNotEmerge #PLEASEJustStopSayingThemesEmerge
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[1/20] Let me share the main findings and recommendations from our in-depth empirical analysis of the #science #communication #research field in this thread on: 1 Goals, 2 Methods, 3 Trends, 4 Challenges, 5 Research Gaps, 6 Recommendations >> bit.ly/SCR-Field #SciComm Image
[2/20] Goal: investigate trends in #SciComm #research over the decades globally; identify opportunities / challenges / gaps; make research & policy recommendations. The Field Analysis is available freely #OpenAcces >> bit.ly/SCR-Field as an e-book & audio-book -- #WissKomm
[3/20] We triangulated a content analysis of 3,000 journal papers with a review of grey literature spanning four decades, and a multi-stage panel study (qual. interviews with 36 experts representing the international and disciplinary field). Image
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Do #qualitative interviews cause #distress when used for sensitive topics and/or in sensitive populations?
A thread (& case study with #cancer #survivors).
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2/5 #Qualitative research is ideally suited to gain rich insights into human experience, including those with medical conditions and at-risk groups.

But, one #barrier to conducting #qualitative interviews is concern (often from physicians or IRB/ethics) of causing #distress
3/5 Yet, data on distress around #qualitative #interviews with medical pops is lacking.

In our new #PsychoOncologypaper, #AYA #cancersurvivors completed a validated distress screening tool before, after & 1 week after an interview on #fearofrecurrence

onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.10…
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One of the main things that stops good #qualitative research from being GREAT is that people get stuck during that ephemeral step between coding/thematizing and interpretation/claim-making.😩

Some musings and tips to help in this process:
As @ProfWay has pointed out, for most qual researchers, line-by-line coding is not necessary or appropriate on ALL of the study's empirical materials.
Choose a portion of your data (I recommend a maximum variation) for emergent coding, then check whether the codes are answering your RQ. If so, create a codebook & begin laying codes on top of the data. Do they work? Great. If not, go back & adapt. This is the iterative approach!
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Our #qualitative study exploring the experiences of people involved in #participation and #involvement for the design and delivery of #CAMHS has just been submitted for publication, but we didn't want to wait to share some key findings and resources with you! Image
Following a #research and service development meeting to design a new staff-based intervention for inpatient #CAMHS (Follow @StudyTric and me for updates in due course), we asked those present to tell us about their experiences of being involved.
In line with @NIHRinvolvement guidelines, our group included all those with a stake in the intervention and lived experience of the context: young people, family members and frontline clinicians all sharing their expertise alongside researchers and clinical academics.
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#Remdesivir begins distribution in the #USA today via #EUA.

I thought would write down some practical #tips based on my #qualitative anecdotal experience after personally treating close to 200 patients with #COVID19.

For quantitative results, wait for the papers¬—thread
“this juice works, doc!” When you hear similar expressions 1-2 days after starting #remdesivir multiple times, you start to wonder. Don't recall a similar proportion of patients smile after feeling so sick 1-2 days earlier with #COVID19. x/n? Wait for the papers.
Like #treatment for any severe infectious disease (meningitis, Gram-negative bacteremia, influenza pneumonia, etc), earlier is always better. #COVID19 is no different. #Remdesivir stops #SARS-CoV2 replication, but won’t heal the lung injury.
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My previous threads on #qualitative #interviewing referred mainly to one-to-one, semi-structured interviews. Research interviews, however, can be conducted in more than one way. #1 @AcademicChatter #phdchat #QualitativeResearch
@AcademicChatter In this thread, some different ways to conduct interviews are discussed, so have a look and see whether a different format could help answer your research question better. #2
@AcademicChatter The social research literature categorises research interviews roughly into #structured, semi-structured, and unstructured interviews based on the degree of #planning or preparation from the interviewer’s side and the #leeway available for participants in their responses. #3
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NEW!💡 Check out our #scopingreview on factors influencing active #TB case-finding (ACF) policy development and implementation @BMJ_Open. The review also gives insights into the history and components of ACF policy. #EndTB @karolinskainst @impact_tb bmjopen.bmj.com/content/9/12/e…
The #SDGs and @WHO highlight active case-finding (ACF) as one strategy to find the 'missing' people with #TB. ACF is also known as systematic community-based TB screening. The evidence base for ACF is relatively limited and opinions vary. @BMJ_Open #EndTB bmjopen.bmj.com/content/9/12/e…
Working with the development and/or implementation of active #TB case-finding (ACF) policies, hopefully our review can help you identify facilitators and barriers for ACF policy in you own context to reap the potential benefits of ACF. 🔎 @BMJ_Open #EndTB bmjopen.bmj.com/content/9/12/e…
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1/ In honor of #COPD Awareness Month, let’s solve the prevailing problem of rare #palliativecare (PC) in COPD, especially early.

See our qual exploration of clinicians in @PalliativeMed_j

liebertpub.com/doi/abs/10.108…

Care to take a stroll?

#pallipulm @pallipulm
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2/ First, a PSA:

Waiting for PC until end-stage #copd is too late & misses a golden opportunity to meet COPD patient & family needs earlier in the trajectory.

See our @AnnalsATS pub atsjournals.org/doi/abs/10.151….

@AnnalsATS will have a podcast on that soon, so stay tuned!
3/ Contrast “late” (the status quo if at all) to “early” PC, which brings comprehensive palliative & supportive care to patients & families before end-stage disease.

Others have explored PC in COPD.

The key here is “early”.

Lots to learn from #qualitative research!
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🔥 My first academic article about the populist radical right in the media in #Belgium #Netherlands & #Luxembourg is out now in the International Journal of Press/Politics. 🔥
doi.org/10.1177/194016…
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I interviewed 46 EICs in the Benelux & asked them how they deal with right-wing #populism. Turns out that there are huge differences:
In Wallonia & Luxembourg, journalists adhere to strict ostracism. In Flanders & Netherlands, they are more accommodating.

Layman summary:
Best way to end 2018! It’s been a loooooong journey.
Thanks to all the interviewees who took time to speak to me @ADnl @telegraaf @volkskrant @nrc @trouw @NOS @100komma7 @Wort_LU @tageblatt_lu @demorgen @RTBF @destandaard @letzjournal @lesoir @WOXXHEBDO etc.
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My answer to Why do you need to use Visual UI regression testing? quora.com/Why-do-you-nee…
Code related Regression Testing practices can’t be implemented in the same way in Visual UI. The reason being Visual UI are tested through behavioral #Usability Testing methods Qualitatively and Quantitatively. They should not be tested through Opinionated Approach.
There is no absolute way to decide proximity of a UI Element through opinion, on adding a new feature. Qualitative and Quantitative Usability Testing is relative and not absolute. Heuristic Evaluation (thumb rule approach to evaluate a UI by an Expert) is Opinionated
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Important process differences within #thematicanalysis family: small q (deductive, coding reliability concerns, qual data in quant thinking) vs big Q (data driven, open flexible organic coding), middle q (training with @ginnybraun @QRNHub)
But what’s a theme @ginnybraun? Domain summaries - cluster responses to a q or issue but lots of meaning variation within eg a single theme that covers ‘risks and benefits of x’ #thisisbad
Vs meaning based themes - an underlying idea or concept that holds the data together (data may look superficially different but is united by the idea) #thisisgood @ginnybraun @QRNHub
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CRITICAL #QUALITATIVERESEARCH THREAD

1. I was asked for some sources one could follow if one wanted to disrupt dominant methodologies while doing critical social science/educational research. This thread is my response. I hope you'll read & share. #AcademicTwitter #PhD #phdchat
2. First, my conceptualization of critical: anything that interrogates power relations, such as race, class, gender, intersectionality work, culture work, disability work, sexual orientation work, etc. #AcademicTwitter #PhD #phdchat #qualitaitvresearch #quallove
3. It's important to explore/document why you're drawn to this work/topic. Not through sterile academic reasoning but through sensory, embodied, experiences, inner calling. What were your critical milestones that brought you to this work, aspirations, fear, etc. #AcademicTwitter
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