Contributor biography

Christina Silver manages the CAQDAS Networking Project, based in the Department of Sociology at the University of Surrey, UK, which provides information, advice, training and on-going support in the use of software designed to facilitate qualitative and mixed methods research. She has trained thousands of researchers to harness CAQDAS tools powerfully and undertaken her own research using qualitative technologies. Christine has published widely in the field, including co-authoring Using Software in Qualitative Research: A Step-by-Step Guide with Ann Lewins (Sage Publications) and has developed Five-Level QDA with Nicholas Woolf, a CAQDAS pedagogy that transcends software products and methodologies (