Dr Christina Silver

Research Fellow
PhD. MSc. BA (hons)


Areas of specialism

Qualitative methodology; Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis

University roles and responsibilities

  • Manager of the CAQDAS Networking Project


Research interests

Research projects

My publications


Co-author of the Five-Level QDA(R) method - a CAQDAS pedagogy


Christina Silver & Jennifer Patashnick (2011) 'Finding Fidelity : Advancing Audiovisual Analysis using Software', FQS 12(1), Thematic Issue: Is Qualitative Software Really Comparable?

Silver C & Lewins A (2010) 'Computer Assisted Qualitative Data Analysis' in Penelope Peterson, Eva Baker, Barry McGaw (Editors), International Encyclopedia of Education, Vol 6, pp 326-334. Oxford: Elsevier

Silver C & Fielding N (2008) Using Computer Packages in Qualitative Research, in Willig C & Stainton-Rogers W (eds.) The Sage Handbook of Qualitative Research in Psychology, London, Sage Publications.

Silver C (2008) 'Participatory Approaches to Social Research' in Gilbert N (ed.) Researching Social Life, 3rd Edition, Sage Publications, London

Lewins A & Silver C (2007) Using Software in Qualitative Research : A Step-by-step Guide, Sage Publications, London

Hosie, A. & Silver C (2001) Overcoming the first hurdle: Young People and access to sexualhealth services in Scotland, England, Finland and the Netherlands. Working Paperpresented at the European Population Conference, Helsinki, 2001(www.vaestoliitto.fi/toimintayksikot/vaestontukimuslaitos/eapkonferenssi…)

O'Neill, F & Silver C (2002) 'Improving Patients' Hospital Experience: Team-working and the Integration of Non-clinical and Clinical Roles', Practice Development in Health Care Vol. 1. No. 2 pp98-103