Constellations

Alasdair B R Stewart

Alasdair B R Stewart

I am a sociologist interested in theoretical-empircal research, open science, state-crafting, dwelling spaces, social suffering, and social security.

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A Qualitative Computing Revolution?

The challenges of data management and analysis on a large longitudinal qualitative research project Computer aided qualitative data analysis has the potential to revolutionise both the scale of research and possible analysis techniques. Yet, the software itself still imposes limits that hinder and prevent this full potential from being realised….

New Publication – ‘Work, welfare, and wellbeing: The impacts of welfare conditionality on people with mental health impairments in the UK’

A co-authored article with colleagues from the Welfare Conditionality project – Pete Dwyer, Lisa Scullion, Katy Jones, & Jenny McNeill – has been published in Social Policy & Administration. The article is open access so can be read without a university account. Abstract: The personal, economic, and social costs of…

PythiaQDA

PythiaQDA

PythiaQDA is free and open source software for qualitative and mixed-methods data analysis in (very) early development. Runs on Linux, Windows, and MacOS.