LRSquare10My name’s Helen Kara. I’m a researcher, writer, teacher and speaker.

Click on the ‘About’ link above to find out more about me, use the sections below to find out more about my work, or head straight to my blog or my YouTube channel to find out what I’ve been up to recently.

My first International Creative Research Methods Conference will be held on 11 and 12 September in Manchester, UK. Tickets are still available!

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I do research and evaluation in higher education, social care, health, and the third sector.

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I write about research methods and ethics because I find them so fascinating.

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Training and workshops for practitioners, teaching and lecturing for postgraduate students.

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Keynote speeches at conferences and general public speaking, usually about creative research methods or research ethics.

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Images used on this site

The black and white illustrations used on this website were created by my friend Carol Burns for my first research methods book – and I love them! Research is such a complex activity that it’s difficult to represent graphically, but I think she does a great job.

You can find out more about Carol’s work here.