Research

The aim of this blog is to detail how LiGRE can be used to conduct a research project.

An Introduction to Qualitative Data Analysis Software

I have been very busy in the last few weeks and unfortunately I have not had the time to review our research. We have started the interviews and the results are very encouraging for the moment. I will try to tell you about our progress as soon as I have some time to myself. In the mean time, I would like to share with you the content of an introductory session on qualitative data analysis software (QDA) that I hosted on March 22 as part of a methodology course at the Université de Montréal.

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Why Do Immigrants Leave Canada?

The aim of this research blog is to show the steps and to detail the progress of a research project that I undertook with Thomas Lecomte, doctoral candidate in anthropology at the Université of Montréal. The idea behind this blog is to offer an example of what can be achieved with LiGRE and to explain more concretely how its qualitative and quantitative tools can be combined to achieve a mixed research project.

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Project Origin, Part I

The idea of this new project was born from the results of my PhD research. I was interested in my thesis on the reasons motivating immigrants of French origin to leave the province of Quebec to return to live in their country of origin. In general, the phenomenon of the return of immigrants is relatively little studied. Most often, the causes of this phenomenon are reduced to economic factors. Thus, in this perspective, immigrants who have the most difficulty in finding employment or in poor quality jobs would also be the ones most likely to return to their country of origin.

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