Lucas Derks (Ph.D, The International Laboratory for Mental Space Research, the Netherlands)
Alexandru Ioan Manea (MD, clinical psychologist)
Developing and applying qualitative methodologies in areas, such as sociology of emotions, sociology of celebration, values sociology, sociology of the family / community; exploring and analyzing various personal documents; Grounded Theory methodology; secondary analysis of qualitative data; archiving qualitative data.
The Laboratory aims to highlight and address topical issues in qualitative research, which are at the forefront of the international scientific community agenda: exploring, building and validating new qualitative methodologies; adjusting and applying qualitative methodologies for new areas of research; secondary analysis of qualitative data (ethical and methodological issues); designing and building a physical and electronic archive of qualitative data (ethical and methodological issues) in order to affiliation at the Romanian Social Data Archive (RODA); familiarizing with the use of various types of software for qualitative data (Atlas.ti, NVivo, Maxqda etc.); training specialists in the field of qualitative data handling (preservation, archiving, primary and secondary analyzing) and creating a research network for the development of this area.
2014-2016 - New methodologies to aproach social phenomenon in qualitative research
2017-2019 - Qualitative methods and research techniques